Miso Bolognese

Playing flavors and textures is something I try to do regularly. It helps me develop recipes for my cookbooks and it also keeps my family excited to come to the table when I yell “Dinner!” That is exactly the place where this recipes came from. Miso Bolognese is a riff on spaghetti and meat sauceContinue reading “Miso Bolognese”

Creamiest Creamed Corn

I always like to say that side dishes need a spotlight sometimes too. We almost always make them, but they can often seem like an afterthought. But if you think of a meal, in terms of a cohesive creation, your side dish can be just as important as your main dish. And this recipe forContinue reading “Creamiest Creamed Corn”

Chorizo Sliders

Sliders are such a fun play on burger night. They make a great appetizer, backyard bbq pass around plates or the main event for a weeknight meal. Chorizo Sliders are a twist on the classic with a spicy kick from both the pickled pico and chorizo. Add in the sour cream and crisp lettuce toContinue reading “Chorizo Sliders”

Roasted Red Pepper Pesto

Some times when I am making my menu for the week, I get an idea for a particular flavor profile in my head. Sometimes it is really specific (though not all the time) and that is exactly where this recipe came from. I really wanted to make roasted red peppers myself, but I didn’t justContinue reading “Roasted Red Pepper Pesto”

Wild Rice Chicken Soup

Autumn is certainly here and that means it’s soup season. I mean, we like to eat soup all year round, but it is at least once a week once the weather turns cooler. This hearty salad is the perfect full meal soup for your family to enjoy. Wild Rice Chicken Soup is full of greatContinue reading “Wild Rice Chicken Soup”

Simple Chimichurri Sauce

In need of a nice sauce to complete your meal? Have you tried Chimichurri Sauce before? It is a super fresh sauce full of herbs and citrus flavors that compliments any of your Tex-Mex, Central or South American dishes. It is originally an Argentinian sauce that is used with a variety of meats. It isContinue reading “Simple Chimichurri Sauce”

Mediterranean Pork & Chickpeas

If you chickpeas are not on regular rotation at your home, you have been missing out. They have such a great nutty flavor but also they are mild enough to mesh will with other bold flavors. This one pot meal is packed with chickpeas, marinated artichokes, spinach, fennel seed, basil and pork. Mediterranean Pork &Continue reading “Mediterranean Pork & Chickpeas”

Quick Shrimp Ceviche

If you are looking for a simple, flavorful and refreshing appetizer, lunch or snack – I have just the recipe for you! I call is a cheater dish – as you are getting the effect without the full efforts. This recipe for Quick Shrimp Ceviche lets you enjoy the delicious Peruvian flavors of Ceviche withoutContinue reading “Quick Shrimp Ceviche”

Spicy Cucumber Salad

You all know how much I love salads as a side dish. They are so versatile and fun. Even if we just talk about Cucumber Salad, you have so much variety. You can have a Mediterranean spin with tomatoes, red onions and feta. You can go solo cucumber with a dill vinaigrette for something ofContinue reading “Spicy Cucumber Salad”

Philly Cheese Pasta #onepotmeal

It’s no secret that I love a one pot meal, especially on a weeknight. I also love to make classic food combinations and flavor profiles into pasta and/or rice dishes. I was able to both of these things with one recipe. I’m calling it Philly Cheese Pasta. And the only complaint I got about thisContinue reading “Philly Cheese Pasta #onepotmeal”

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