roasted shishito pepper risotto

Roasted Shishito Pepper Risotto

Roasted shishito pepper risotto combines the delicious sweet and spicy kick of shishito peppers to your favorite parmesan risotto. Don’t let the word “pepper” scare you away. The heat of these peppers is minimal, but the overall flavor is huge. The rich parmesan risotto mellows out the spice of the […]

Pad Thai

Make restaurant quality chicken Pad Thai with peanut sauce in under 30 minutes with this easy recipe that uses only fresh ingredients. Pad Thai at Home For so many years the thought of making Thai food at home was truly intimidating.  My fear of ingredients I wasn’t familiar with and […]

Braised Beef Empanadas

Juicy, tender, flavorful beef inside a flaky, buttery crust. This recipe will have you making the most delicious braised beef empanadas in the comfort of your own home. Making Braised Beef Braising meats is one of my favorite cooking techniques. It is a simple method, yet its results are sophisticated […]

Salmon Cakes

Salmon cakes are a delightful way to incorporate healthy and delicious salmon into a hearty appetizer or meal. You can easily find quality canned salmon in your market, or in my case you can use leftover smoked salmon. Smoked Salmon There is nothing better than smoked salmon. You need very […]

Simple Pumpkin Soup

There is something rich and comforting about pumpkin soup. Simple, straightforward ingredients allow the delicious flavor of the pumpkin to shine. I like to add just a touch of spice to balance everything out. This recipe comes together quickly with the option of using canned pureed pumpkin. Or if you […]

Butternut Squash Pasta with Sage Sausage

Fall signals the time for all things winter squash. I simply cannot get enough of them and every year I find new ways to cook them. Butternut squash is one of my favorites. It is has a sweet, nutty taste similar to that of a pumpkin. Preparing butternut squash can […]

Brown Butter and Sage Sweet Potato Stacks

This recipe was inspired by a gorgeous photo I saw in Cooking Light Magazines years ago. As I am one to do, I saved that recipe knowing that one day I would truly enjoy making it. Food Magazines may seem like something of the past, but I still get excited […]

Dutch Oven Shredded Chicken Tacos

The slow cooking Dutch Oven method of this recipe allows the chicken to absorb all of the spicy Mexican flavors essential for a delicious chicken taco. I love cooking with my Dutch Oven. It allows you to control and retain a beautiful heat that always results in flavorful tender meats. […]

Boneless Buffalo Wings

Buffalo wings should be their own food group. I am pretty sure if they were I would have no problem getting my daily allotted amount. Perfect for a chill afternoon or a fun weekend get together. Bones or no bones has been a long standing debate. If you are like […]