Tomato Braised Chicken with Chickpeas & Kale

Tomato Braised Chicken with Chickpeas & Kale |

Now this, my friends, is cheap, healthy, delicious comfort food. A can of tomatoes, a can of garbanzo beans, a bunch of kale (or whatever green you can find), and dark meat chicken. This entire recipe cost me less than $10! But the result? Oh, this meal is that filling, stick-to-your-bones, soothing kind of food… 

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Crimson Frost: A Winter Cocktail

Crimson Frost Cocktail |

Winter’s first snow came in Sunday and this coming weekend we’re due for a real and true snow storm!!! Although I’m carefully making a grocery list of the final essentials I need to stock up on before the storm hits us, I’m pretty excited about this season’s first real Richmond snowstorm! (You know… I’m excited… 

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Savory “Garbage” Stuffed Apples

Savory "Garbage" Stuffed Apples |

The day after Thanksgiving is soon coming where you wake up in the morning, still full from the night before, with a refrigerator full of all kinds of Thanksgiving food leftovers that you have no idea what to do with. You’ll open the door and stare, wondering how you’re going to eat all that food… 

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Slow Cooker Garlic Lovers’ Short Ribs

Slow Cooker Garlic Lovers Short Ribs|

If you hate savory, fork-tender meat that’s slow-cooked for hours until it’s falling apart in a rich, garlicky herb broth, then you should probably avert your eyes right now. Don’t even keep reading. This post is not for you. If you’re not about delicious comfort food that you can prep in the morning, add to… 

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Roasted Roots & Fruits

Roasted Roots & Fruits |

Today on StrictlyDelicious we’re channeling Burger King. Not because we’re showing you how to make delicious, juicy burgers, although we are all about the burgers here. Today we’re channeling Burger King because you can have it your way. (Or maybe I should channel my inner TI “sayin’ you can have whatever you liiiike…”) This perfectly savory… 

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Honey Roasted Pears with Sea Salt & Rosemary Whipped Cream

Honey Roasted Pears with Sea Salt and Rosemary Whipped Cream |

I think autumn in Richmond is my favorite time of year. (Sorry spring!) The days are brights and sunny with no clouds in the beautiful periwinkle-colored sky. The nights and mornings are chilly, perfect for pulling out my beloved fuzzy blankets, sweaters, scarves, and slipper socks. It’s the time to daydream about mulled cider, pumpkin chili,… 

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Slow Cooker Cranberry, Garlic & Herb Brisket

Slow Cooker Cranberry, Garlic & Herb Brisket |

You guys really like my acorn squash stuffed with herbs and cranberries. And you loooove my Slow Cooker Chai Tea Brisket! So today I’m serving you something that goes right along with that deliciousness, this Slow Cooker Cranberry, Garlic & Herb Brisket! This savory brisket is one of those wonderful dump and cook meals. All… 

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How to Become a Better Cook: My Pantry Staples

How to Become a Better Cook: My Pantry Staples |

Happy Friday, everybody! This has been a wild and crazy week, and it’s not over yet. But it’s Friday!!! In case you haven’t seen, yesterday we celebrated the first year (plus a month, cause I’m silly) of StrictlyDelicious and everything that’s happened on this blog in the past year. If you haven’t already, PLEASE take… 

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How to Become a Better Cook: A Guide to Basic Herbs

How to Become a Better Cook: A guide to Fresh Herbs | Rosemary

We’re rolling now! Welcome to the third post in our series on how to become a better cook. In this series we’re learning new skills, as well as ways to improve old skills to help beginner and experienced chefs alike make more magic in the kitchen. Today we’re going to talk about fresh herbs. Fresh… 

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Tapenade Crusted Lamb

Tapenade Crusted Lamb |

‘Cause Easter is coming. Guys, I am soooo excited about today’s post. Not only because this recipe is crazy delicious and I want everyone to be able to enjoy it, but also because today marks a blog milestone. This post is my 100th post!!!! {enter crowd cheering and exploding confetti cannons} {Also enter me in a red… 

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