White and Wild Rice Pilaf #SensationalSides

White & Wild Rice Pilaf; 2015 Jane Bonacci, The Heritage Cook
This entry is part of 46 in the series Food Network
This entry is part of 46 in the series Food Network

 

When I was a child I hated rice because it was boring white, cooked in plain water with no flavorings. It was pretty awful. As a super taster I wanted flavor and interest, anything that would wake up my taste buds. Then […]

Asparagus Caprese Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette (Gluten-Free)

Asparagus, Tomato & Mozzarella Caprese Salad; © 2014 Jane Bonacci, The Heritage Cook
This entry is part 1 of 46 in the series Food Network
This entry is part 1 of 46 in the series Food Network

 

This week’s Food Network Sensational Sides theme is asparagus, the queen of springtime vegetables. I never liked it as a child because my mom always use canned vegetables for our dinners (bleh!), but when I got older I discovered how delicious […]

Spicy St. Patrick’s Day Dinner – A Spin on Tradition

Chorizo, Potato & Carrot Stuffed Poblanos - The Most Delicious Irish Flag for St. Patrick’s Day; 2015 Jane Bonacci, The Heritage Cook
This entry is part 1 of 17 in the series Gourmet Garden
This entry is part 1 of 17 in the series Gourmet Garden

 

Are you tired of always serving corned beef and cabbage on St. Patrick’s Day? How about putting a little spiciness in the mix and try these grilled stuffed poblano peppers with Mexican coleslaw. The colors of the Irish flag have never […]

Chicken Divan with Roasted Vegetables (Gluten-Free)

Creamy, cheesy, new & improved Chicken Divan; 2015 Jane Bonacci, The Heritage Cook
This entry is part 3 of 46 in the series Food Network
This entry is part 3 of 46 in the series Food Network

 

Welcome to another collection of comfort foods for the Food Network. This week’s theme is our favorite chicken dinners. From fried chicken and chicken salad, to Thai chicken satay and chicken and dumplings, it is a love affair with poultry this […]

Gluten Free Oven-Baked Chicken Risotto

All the flavor and creaminess of regular risotto with none of the hassle! Gluten Free Oven Baked Chicken Risotto; 2015 Jane Bonacci, The Heritage Cook
This entry is part 17 of 17 in the series Gourmet Garden
This entry is part 17 of 17 in the series Gourmet Garden

 

I love risotto. Rich, creamy, and absolutely luscious when made correctly. But all too often at restaurants it arrives at the table moist and quickly becomes glue as it cools. Then I’m left to slug my way through the rest of […]