Feta cheese and broccoli florets make playful companions in this grilled chicken pasta with parmesan croutons. A lemon and garlic kissed sauce lightly coats the pasta shells and brightens up the flavors.
Chicken Divan is a layered casserole of roasted broccoli, cauliflower and sliced chicken breasts smothered in a decadent red-wine-Parmesan-cream-sauce. With sliced almonds, roasted red peppers, onions and garlic, it is not the old school Chicken Divan made with canned soup and sherry. . . Do people still make that? Sometimes I think I was born in the wrong generation.
Large russet potatoes are baked until tender and then topped with an irresistible broccoli cheese sauce and crumbled pieces of smoky, salty bacon. The broccoli cheese sauce is exceptional eaten all on its own, and turns a boring baked potato into something completely crave-worthy. I love when I can use simple, basic ingredients to turn out something special like this. The cheese sauce begins with… [Read more]
Broccoli and cauliflower florets are smothered in a cheesy, garlic sauce and then baked off for one of the most comforting side dishes I know of. A sprinkling of bread crumbs over top forms a golden brown, crunchy crust that seals in all that molten, cheesy goodness. It’s rustic, warming and homey, just the type of thing that long, winter nights call for.This is one… [Read more]
I have a recipe for a deliciously simple soup today: Broccoli and Cheddar Cheese. I have developed such a love for soup since starting this blog. But not just any soup – it must be homemade. Canned soup makes me cringe. I suppose I’m spoiled… But when fresh, wholesome soup is as easy and fast as this one there should be no excuse for opening… [Read more]
I was a tiny bit disturbed by this week’s BSI ingredient. Broccoli doesn’t usually find its way into my cart. It’s not that I hate it. At one time it was a favorite. For a couple of years I ate broccoli almost every day, sometimes twice a day. I think it was a lifetime’s worth of broccoli for the average person. When this long broccoli… [Read more]