Chiles and allspice give a punch of flavor to this creamy, spicy pumpkin bisque. The soup gets a jump-start from canned pumpkin, but feel free to use freshly-cooked and pureed pumpkin.
When you’re running short on time, look no further than Creamy Shrimp Scampi. It’s so easy to make with minimal ingredients. Best of all, you can have this restaurant-worthy dish on the table in less than 30 minutes.
London Broil Marsala takes an otherwise tough cut of beef and turns it into a meat-lover’s delight. This marinade is flavored with Marsala wine, raspberry balsamic vinegar, and garlic. You will not taste the anchovy paste, I promise, so do use it.
Saffron, orange zest, olives, and wine elevate this easy Tomato Saffron Chicken above the norm. Fancy enough for guests, but simple to make. The chicken with its sauce goes great with rice or pasta.
Marsala wine is a common ingredient in sauces for chicken, beef, and pork. Here, the sauce is enlivened by tarragon, Dijon mustard, and a touch of honey to create Tarragon Chicken Marsala.
If you love pesto, you are going to go ballistic over this flavorful pesto wine chicken with lemony sauce. Do not be discouraged by the length of the recipe. It’s really quite easy to make, even for a novice, and the result is truly gourmet. Why go to a restaurant?
Shrimp is a favorite here, and it goes so well with rice. Most of the ingredients in Shrimp Corn Pilaf are staple items in the kitchen, so it’s quick to throw together on those nights that you don’t feel like getting stuck in the kitchen.
Lamb shanks are not very tender and require slow braising. The crockpot is the perfect choice to tenderize tough meat.