Monthly Archives: March 2013

All Rise in the Oven! Recipe 2: Brazilian Steakhouse Cheesy Bread

Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 15-20 minutes Watch out jury members! This bread is addicting. Its not quite bread, not quite cheese….the bread is the cheese, and the cheese is the bread. I first tried this bread three years ago, which is traditionally served at Brazilian Steakhouses. You haven’t really lived if you haven’t […]

All Rise in the Oven! Recipe 1: Honey Oatmeal Bread

Prep time: 1 hr 40 min (20 minutes active) Cook time: 40 minutes All rise in the oven!  This delicious bread warrants your respect, I promise you. Growing up in Vermont, a local bakery made the best honey oatmeal bread. So for this Easter bread series I decided to try and emulate it. Ironically, the […]

Provençal Potato Wedges with Caramelized Onion Dip

Prep time: 45 min Cook time: 20-30 min This delicious recipe is an ode to my study abroad in Geneva, Switzerland during the good ‘ole college days. I ate many provençal potatoes over there, which are served whole, in halves, or in wedges. The staple of this dish is rosemary, a magical spice that makes […]

Chicken Wrapped in Pancetta with Creamy Broccoli Gravy

Prep time: 20 min Cook time: 30-45 min This Pancetta Wrapped in Chicken recipe is a juicy, creamy Italian treat. I adapted this from Loukie Werle’s Italian Country Cooking, turning the wine sauce into a creamy broccoli gravy. Got to get your veggies in too, right? I served this dish with whole wheat bruschetta to top off the […]

Quick Tip! Substituting whole wheat flour in a recipe

All of you healthy eaters out there that like whole grain versus “white bread” products…listen up! Where a recipe calls for all-purpose flour, it can’t be 100% substituted with whole wheat flour. All purpose flour has a lower protein content, which affects the density of whatever you’re making. If you substitute entirely with whole wheat, your […]

Lawyer in the Kitchen presents…Tandoori Chicken with Cucumber Raita

Prep time: 20 min Cook time: 25 – 30 minutes Indian food is so tasty, but like many other specialty cuisines, we are often intimidated of making these recipes in our own kitchens. I promise you there is nothing intimidating about this recipe. You’re going to love me in just twenty minutes, when this dish […]

Lawyer in the Kitchen presents…THE italian pizza

Pizza just the way I like it. Crispy crust, sizzling cheese, and refreshing chopped spinach on top. Prep time: 35 min Cook time: 17 minutes You may read this post and think, what? Isn’t all pizza theoretically Italian? Well you’re right. But this pizza has so many delicious classically Italian ingredients, that it really has to be […]

Welcome! ….to both of us.

 Hi folks! Welcome to Lawyer in the Kitchen. I’m a [newly minted] lawyer and wife, trying   to navigate the paths of traditionalist vs. career woman. I’ve always loved to cook, but my passion started with baking. I originally started a baking blog,, but after cooking dinner fresh every night, I don’t always have […]