My 100th Post! & Mom’s Chicken Parmesan

Mom's Chicken Parmesan

Mom’s Chicken Parmesan

100th post…it seems so hard to believe!  I’ve recently read so many wonderful year-end, round-ups & “top ten” posts of the year.  Since I’ve only been blogging since this past Summer, I didn’t feel justified in re-visiting my small portion of history.  With this 100th post, however, I’m smiling to myself & that’s a good thing!  I’ve met so many talented, gracious & warm hearted bloggers, & I’m pleased to have made so many great friendships!  So looking ahead, friends by my side…I’ll continue to blog, learn, share & smile. 🙂 Continue reading

Lemon Basil & Peppercorn Chicken

Basil, Lemon & Peppercorn Chicken

Basil, Lemon & Peppercorn Chicken

There’s something about fresh basil that feels like sunshine!
This recipe was inspired by a gift of fresh basil from my neighbor, Sandy.  For the first time in years, I don’t have basil growing in my herb garden, and she was gracious enough to offer trimmings of her healthy basil plants. As she presented them to me over our back wall, the spicy, almost pepper-like fragrance wafted through the air.
The wheels started turning, and I knew I wanted to make something equally as fresh and healthy. Continue reading