salmon and risotto

Salmon with Lemon Risotto and Grilled Artichoke Hearts

I used to think risotto was a complicated rice thing that I’d never have the patience to figure out.  But after making it the first time, the only thing I couldn’t figure out is why I never tried it sooner. There is nothing difficult about stirring rice and adding chicken […]

chocolate cupcake

Valentine’s Chocolate Cupcake Brownies with Blackberry Cream Cheese Frosting

These chocolate cupcake brownies are one step away from fudge! They are rich, dense, and moist, yet much softer than a hard fudge. Blackberry cream cheese frosting is the pink bow on top.   Chocolate Cupcake Brownies with Blackberry Cream Cheese Frosting Serves 2   2 ½ oz (about ½ cup) semisweet chocolate chips […]