Dark Chocolate Gelato | tamingofthespoon.com

Dark Chocolate Gelato

I usually try to spread out the dessert posts but this week has been the kind of week that warrants some extra chocolate. I am helping coordinate a family reunion out of state and trying to figure out how to get one daughter to a swim meet out of town and on to the family reunion the rest of us will already be at. It will be the first time she has …
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Chocolate Strawberry Mousse Cake | tamingofthespoon.com

Chocolate Strawberry Mousse Cake

It has been way too long since I posted a chocolate recipe. So, I am doing it up big today. This chocolate strawberry mousse cake is for when you need some serious chocolate therapy. Not to mention the presentation is pretty darn impressive. First, there is a thin layer of chocolate cake on the bottom. Next, a layer of whole strawberries covered …
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Moroccan Chicken | tamingofthespoon.com

Moroccan Chicken

I am always on the lookout for easy, tasty and healthy dinner recipes. Keeping dinner interesting for the family yet easy for the cook can be a challenge. But I think I found a winner with this one. It comes from this month's issue of Bon Appétit magazine featuring middle eastern inspired dishes. The chicken does need a long marinating time so a …
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White Bean Stew with Bacon, Sausage, and Spinach | tamingofthespoon.com

White Bean Stew with Bacon, Sausage, and Spinach

I know bean stew feels more like a fall dish rather than a middle of the summer one but, really, is there ever a bad time to enjoy bacon? I have been on a real bacon kick lately and this recipe got the bacon treatment. The original recipe called for chorizo and no bacon. So, I swapped out the chorizo for healthier chicken sausage to justify balance …
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