Recipes from Chef Nancy Waldeck
Spicy Tuesday – Pumpkin Pecan Bars – Allspice
We’re making this recipe with a spice that you may not be as familiar with using – Allspice. Its the dried berry of an evergreen tree that has a flavor of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. Traditionally it’s used with pumpkin and winter squash dishes. Allspice is also...
Friday Four 092719: Worth it! Perfectly Easy Tomato Sauce
Everyone needs a quick and easy tomato sauce to use for everything from spaghetti to pizza, eggplant parmesan. This one qualifies – and its so easy to double and triple – everyone will be enjoying YOUR pasta sauce in a flash!
Spicy Tuesday – 7 Layer Quinoa, Butternut Squash and Apple Salad – Parsley
Happy Fall! It’s apple season and we are taking full advantage of it by making this delicious, crunchy apple salad. Its so much fun to make in a trifle bowl when you can see all the gorgeous colors! Parsley adds a lovely green pop of flavor to the salad – and...
Friday Four – Celebrate Fall! Crunchy Apple Salad Wraps – 092019
Happy Apple Season! Inspired by the beautiful apples in Alsace, I am passing on crunchy apple salad – just the thing to enjoy tonight in a wrap, or as a side for something yummy from the grill.
Spicy Tuesday – Potato Potato Potato Salad – Oregano
It's the Indian Summer cooking and grilling time of year…when it’s easier to throw open the backyard and invite friends and family to share a potluck, that fire up the kitchen. Just in case you have the same plans as we do, here’s a twist on everyone’s favorite picnic...
Friday Four 091319: Hatch Chile Bruschetta
Its Hatch Chile Season – Here’s an easy and delicious way to celebrate!
Spicy Tuesday – Ancient Grains for Breakfast – Cinnamon
Oatmeal tops the list of favorite breakfast dishes for us, so its not surprising that we love this twist on cooked cereal. We use farro, amaranth and millet in this recipe – but you can shake it up by using your favorite ancient grains like freekeh, kasha, quinoa or...
Friday Four 090619: Sicilian Orange Tomato Salad
Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterrenan is the inspiration for this sweet and savory salad!
Spicy Tuesday – Avocado Love – Cilantro
Its that crazy, hectic, fun time of the year! Back to school, Time for parties, football reunions– and often – a snack on the go. Because of our busy schedules, its time to pull out one of our favorite recipes, one that is easy to make and create a myriad different...
Friday Four 083019: Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Charred Tomato and Tomatillo Salsa
A holiday weekend is a super time to break out the grill and share these delicious shrimp tacos!
Friday Four 082319: Blackberry-Shallot Glazed Salmon
Blackberries and sautéed shallots combine with red wine to make an awesome glaze for summer salmon off the grill.
Spicy Tuesday – Hand Made Honey Mustard Dressing and Salad – Arugula
Everyone loves Honey Mustard! But the honey mustard dressing we buy in the store is full of sugar, salt, preservatives and often soybean oil. Here’s an easy alternative that you can keep in your fridge all week long to dress salads and as a dip for fresh veggies! We...
Friday Four 081619: Summer’s Best Cool Peaches – Tea Poached
Its Peach time! Here’s an easy sweet treat that’s full of the flavor of the season!
Spicy Tuesday – Watermelon, Beet and Basil Salad with Vidalia Onions – Basil
Ah… the siren call of watermelon during the hot and sticky days of Summer. Watermelon and beets are a funky combo, and not one that pops to the top of your head immediately! But we love this earthy and sweet combo that not only looks beautiful, but tastes fabulous, as...
Friday Four 080219: Cool and Creamy Avocado and Dill Soup
When it’s summer, it doesn’t mean it’s not “soup time” in the healthy kitchen!
Spicy Tuesday – Blueberry Salsa – Cilantro
Blueberries are everywhere in Georgia right now! We are taking advantage of the bounty by serving up this easy-to-make salsa with handmade chips, or as a bruschetta with a little goat cheese. Jalapeños, shallots and cilantro aren’t what we usually think as...
Friday Four – Blueberry Balsamic Salad – 080219
The summer season means BERRIES! This versatile and easy salad is full of blueberries, both whole and in the dressing.
Friday Four – Crunchy Orange Oatmeal Cookies – 072619
Sometimes you just want a treat to share with others. Celebrate generosity by baking and taking these easy, better-for-you cookies!
Spicy Tuesday – Roasted Fish with Peppers and Lemon – Dill
Do the words “simple and full of flavor” make you as happy as they do us? Shayna and I are busy, busy, busy people at work and home. Shayna has three cute little boys and very nice husband. I am married to a wonderful man who keeps me hopping and a demanding business....
Friday Four 071919: Refreshing and Cool Mango and Avocado Salad
Whew! HOT humid HOT in Atlanta – which is fine by me as long as I whip up salads like this for dinner!