Swiss Chard & Herb Soup with Goat Cheese

Swiss Chard & Herb Soup with Goat Cheese

Just because the skies are grey and the temps are frigid doesn't mean the color and flavor of your meals need to diminish! This winter soup is bright and bold, utilizing the spice of Swiss chard, the fragrance of fresh herbs, and the sharpness of rich goat cheese.

Jumbo Lump Crab & Hominy Risotto

Jumbo Lump Crab & Hominy Risotto

The richness of risotto is absolutely perfect for this time of year. I especially love how much the winter white theme of the Caramelized Supper Club comes through; the subtle sweetness of crab and hominy balance the sharp parmesan and bite of al dente arborio rice. Cozy up to a bowl with crisp white wine or champagne. You'll never forget this one!

Slow Cooker Pesto Chicken with Barley + Lentils

Slow Cooker Pesto Chicken with Barley + Lentils

Believe it or not, this past month marked my first slow cooker experience. I'm so acclimated to "throwing together" the ingredients in my kitchen for Chopped TV-style method of making dinner. This beautiful, bright and rich recipe, in contrast, exemplified ease -- plus, it's the perfect entrance to fall.