Recipes from Chef Nancy Waldeck
Spicy Tuesday – Thai Tomato and Coconut Soup – Coriander
Quick and easy, a real crowd pleaser, this different-but-delicious tomato soup is infused with the flavors of Thailand. The combo of spices like cumin, coriander and smoked paprika sing with the addition of the creamy sweet potato and coconut milk. Coriander is the...
Friday Four – “Meaty” Veggie Chili – 102822
A big bowl of meaty tasting chili is just what we need on a chilly fall evening – this one is different and delicious!
Friday Four – Creamy Pumpkin Pepper Soup – 102122
Whether you choose to top the soup with walnuts and rosemary like the recipe – or celebrate pumpkin with its seeds, this soup is delicious!
Friday Four – Toasted Pecan Blondies – 101322
I love these blondies anytime of year – but made with toasted pecans – they are the perfect sweet Fall treat!
Spicy Tuesday – Roasted Butternut Squash Platter with Pomegranate Honey Drizzle – Mustard
Roasted Butternut Squash Platter with Pomegranate Honey Drizzle 1 Butternut Squash, Roasted and Chopped (roast the chopped squash, tossed with olive oil, salt and pepper on a sheet tray in a 400F oven for about 30 minutes), 1 Cup Green Onions, thinly sliced 2 Cups...
Friday Four – Creamy Mushroom Chicken – 100722
A cool Fall weekend is the perfect time for roast chicken and creamy mushrooms.
Friday Four – Slow Cooker Warm Spiced Cauliflower and Sweet Potatoes – 093022
No. 1 : Quick Recipe Slow Cooker Warm Spiced Cauliflower and Sweet Potatoes 1 TB Cumin Seeds ½ Cup Chopped Red Onion 1 Large Red Jalapeno, chopped 2 TB Olive Oil 3 Cloves Grated Garlic 1 TB Grated Ginger 1 Head Cauliflower (2 Bags Florets) 2 Cups Chopped Sweet...
Spicy Tuesday – Spinach Salad with Chutney Curry Dressing – Garam Masala
Here’s a fall riff on a traditional spinach salad. Fun ingredients along with tangy chutney are celebrated in this salad. Sweet potato croutons make everyone happy – more veggies and less bread. A crunchy delicious change! This recipe uses garam masala in the salad...
Friday Four – Welcome to Fall! Pear & Roasted Walnut Crostini with Balsamic Glaze – 092422
To celebrate the cooler weather of Fall rolling in, a yummy and easy appetizer to share with family and friends.
Friday Four – “Delizioso” Thirty Minute Tomato Sauce – 091622
There’s nothing like rich red tomato sauce served up simply and deliciously on pasta for dinner. Here’s our idea of a satisfying, fast and delicious weeknight meal, or the start of something more like veggie lasagna or eggplant parmesan.
Friday Four – Indian Summer Style Pasta Salad – 090922
No. 1 : Quick Recipe Indian Summer Style Pasta Salad About 2 LBs Zucchini or Yellow Squash, in 1/2” Slices 2 Cups Grape Tomatoes – about a pint 1 Large Red Onion cut in 8 pieces 1 Tsp Sea Salt 4 TB Extra Virgin Olive Oil, divided ½ Tsp Red Pepper Flakes 2 Garlic...
Friday Four – Smoky Paprika Chicken with Romesco Sauce – 090222
No. 1 : Quick Recipe Smoky Paprika Chicken with Romesco 6 Chicken Thighs, Boneless and Skinless 2 TB Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Tsp Sea Salt ½ Tsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper 1 Tsp Smoked Paprika Step One cut each thigh in 3 pieces and toss with the olive oil and...
Friday Four – Mediterranean Shrimp Salad with Orzo and Dill- 082622
No. 1 : Quick Recipe Mediterranean Shrimp Salad with Orzo & DillThe Vinaigrette 1/4 Cup Chopped Fresh Dill, plus extra for garnish 1/4 Cup White Wine Vinegar 3 TB Dijon Mustard 1/2 Cup Olive Oil, plus additional for cooking shrimp Sea Salt and Freshly Ground...
Friday Four – Chocolate Chunk Almond Cookies – 081922
If you love chocolate chip cookies – you’ll love these cookies MORE!
Friday Four – Summer Steak Salad with Peanut Dressing – 081222
Crispy, crunchy salad, smoked grilled steak and a sweet and savory dressing make a super summer dinner – all on one plate!
Spicy Tuesday – Grilled Veggies with Pesto – Cayenne Pepper
Best Veggies for the Grill No Grill? All these veggies can be roasted in a 400F Oven. Sliced Eggplant Sliced Fennel, (Held together with bamboo skewers) Halved Baby Bella Mushrooms Radicchio in Quarters Red Peppers Poblano Peppers Vidalia Onions Zucchini Yellow Squash...
Friday Four – Grilled Summer Corn and Ripe Tomato Tacos with Roasted Pepper Salsa – 080522
August is the perfect time of the year to scope out awesome fresh corn and ripe juicy tomatoes to create yummy tacos!
Friday Four – Balsamic Glazed Grilled Peach and Cherry Salad – 072922
The last friday in July means that its hot, hot, hot. Here’s a yummy salad that’s easy to make and delicious to keep you cool!
Friday Four – Greek Island Dip and Handmade Pita Chips – 072222
No. 1 : Quick Recipe Mykonos Island Dip with Handmade Pita Chips 6 Oz Greek Yogurt 8 Oz Soft Light Cream cheese, Room Temp 8 Oz Crumbled Feta cheese 3 Cloves Garlic, Grated Sea Salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper to taste 1 Cucumber, Peeled and Diced 5 Plum...
Spicy Tuesday – Asian Style Slaw – Ginger
Whether you serve this slaw up as a side for a bbq OR as topper for a veggie burger, this Asian inspired coleslaw will be a hit. We call it "Asian Style" because of the sesame oil, ginger, garlic and chili garlic paste. Ginger is a spicy good addition to the slaw and...