Polenta with Mushrooms and Parmesan Cheese + Artichokes Braised in Cream

  There is something about polenta that just begs to be topped with sumptuous, melt-in-your mouth delights. I infused the cooking water with dried mushrooms and bay leaf for the polenta while it bubbled away and thickened. Then, tendrils of fresh Parmesan cheese were twirled in. At this point, I would’ve been quite satisfied eating… Continue reading Polenta with Mushrooms and Parmesan Cheese + Artichokes Braised in Cream

Garden Fresh Gourmet Nachos with Smoked Gouda Bechamel + Avocado Verde Salsa

  May is National Salsa Month, so when I got hooked up with awesome stuff from Garden Fresh Gourmet, I knew I had to make nachos. And nachos I made. Lots. Over the course of several days lots. One day, I┬áthink I ate them for every meal… I have somewhat of an obsessive personality. But… Continue reading Garden Fresh Gourmet Nachos with Smoked Gouda Bechamel + Avocado Verde Salsa