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Vegetarian Thanksgiving

Vegetarian Thanksgiving

Our vegetarian and vegan friends are often hard-pressed at the Thanksgiving table.  Since holiday...

Simple Chicken Mole

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] Making a Mexican mole sauce can be a daunting task...

Green Tea-Poached Salmon

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] We came across this wonderful recipe in  the...

Avignonesi Cortona Desiderio

Avignonesi has been a winery on our radar screen for a long time.  While we have mostly focused on...

Beet Carpaccio Salad

If you are a regular follower of ForkNDine, you know that we love beets.  You can find various...

Quinoa Kale Soup

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Light and healthy eating doesn't mean flavorless and boring. In...

Cool DIY Brunch Menus

Cool DIY Brunch Menus

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Saturday, Sunday - or playing hooky midweek -...

Five Sexy Meals Ideas

Five Sexy Meals Ideas

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]There is nothing sexier than making a great meal...

Risotto-Style Pasta

Risotto-Style Pasta

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] Strange as it might sound, you can easily adapt...

Beautiful Beets

Beautiful Beets

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] While The Serious Foodie was researching farms...

Risotto 101

Risotto 101

Risotto is often described as a tricky, fussy - and a bit scary.  Since nothing impresses as a...

Your Roux Primer

Your Roux Primer

The History Roux is a thickening agent that combines a starch and a fat, used for sauces and...

Mushroom Pear Stuffing

Mushroom Pear Stuffing

This recipe is more like a savory bread pudding than a stuffing - and, in fact, we make this...

Braised Swiss Chard

Braised Swiss Chard

We have an Earth Box filled with Swiss Chard, that keeps giving, and giving, and giving - so we...

Poblano Mac and Cheese

Poblano Mac and Cheese

Mac and cheese can be very boring, especially if it comes out of a box.  It's too easy to make...

Tender Kale Recipes

Tender Kale Recipes

Kale is a wonder vegetable, full of nutrients - and good looking, too.  But raw kale can be...

Five Fun Summer Red Wines

Five Fun Summer Red Wines

  On a recent trip from South to North, we had the pleasure to stop at one of our favorite...

Chocolate Decadence

Chocolate Decadence

One of our very "Serious" friends - Texans Alan and Jacqui - agreed to share their amazing...

A January Foodie Road Trip

A January Foodie Road Trip

There is no better time to take a foodie road trip than the dead of winter - most people are...