Swiss Chard and Artichoke Dip

The beauty of swiss chard never ceases to amaze me. Even in a Lego Movie cup they make a great bouquet. For a new twist, I used the above bunch to make a vegetarian adaptation of Guy Fieri’s spicy swiss chard and artichoke dip.  Lauren, our pescatarian, had a few friends staying with us, including…

Mediterranean Asparagus and Artichoke Pasta

I have a bad habit of pouring through my friends’ cookbooks during the down-times of our visits.  I just can’t help myself, I see new cookbooks and I have to read them.  I used to grab sheets of paper and copy down interesting recipes; now I just pull out the iPhone and click. Sometimes I…