Chicken Balsamico

Chicken balsamico is a super easy but very flavorful dish made by roasting bone in chicken breast pieces in a sauce made from garlic, onions, wine, aged balsamic and herbs. It is super fast to put together because you basically throw everything into a pot and put it in the oven to cook. The cookingContinue reading “Chicken Balsamico”

Garlic Steak Bites with Parmesan Gnocchi

This was a super quick dinner to pull together after a long ortho appt for my daughter. I cut and marinated the steak earlier in the day, and used store bought gnocchi so it only took about 15 minutes to make this meal. The steak is marinated with citrus, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, and spices soContinue reading “Garlic Steak Bites with Parmesan Gnocchi”

Seared Halibut with Ricotta Pea Puree

I saw a picture of a recipe similar to this one, and thought it looked delicious. I happened to have some ricotta leftover in my fridge from chicken rollatini that I needed to use up, so this was the perfect thing to use it for. Halibut was great for this recipe, but you could alsoContinue reading “Seared Halibut with Ricotta Pea Puree”

Italian Wedding Risotto

This recipe is a delicious take on Italian wedding soup. Creamy parmesan risotto topped with garlicky pork meatballs and greens. We really enjoyed this dish and it was easy to make. The meatballs in this dish are pork, but you could easily sub turkey, chicken or beef, although I love the flavor of the porkContinue reading “Italian Wedding Risotto”

Tandoori Fried Chicken Sandwich

We have been trying to eat a bit healthier lately, and that makes a weekend splurge even tastier! I saw a picture of this sandwich on social media and really wanted to try it. It has Indian snack mix in it, and if you have not had Indian snack mix, you need to go onContinue reading “Tandoori Fried Chicken Sandwich”

Chicken Rollatini with Spinach alla Parmigiana

Chicken rollatini is a delicious dish made of thinly sliced chicken breasts filled with a spinach cheese mixture, rolled, dipped in bread crumbs and baked, then topped with sauce and cheese and baked some more. The filling for the chicken is made by mixing ricotta, mozzarella, parmesan, spinach and garlic with some seasonings. These rollsContinue reading “Chicken Rollatini with Spinach alla Parmigiana”

Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps

These Asian turkey lettuce wraps are a quick, easy and delicious weeknight meal. These are super good for you, and you can customize the veggies and sauce to your tastes. I used ground turkey breast for these, but you can also use ground turkey or chicken or pork. The filling consists of the meat, garlic,Continue reading “Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps”


Cioppino is a seafood stew with a hearty tomato, garlic, wine and fennel broth served with any combination of fish, shrimp, clams, mussels, scallops, calamari… This dish is relatively simple, but the ingredients come together in such a fantastic way. Since the dish is simple, all the ingredients need to be there. Don’t skip theContinue reading “Cioppino”

Miso Brown Butter Pasta

Miso brown butter pasta with roasted vegetables is a simple, quick pasta dish with an interesting and delicious flavor. The sauce for this dish is made with white miso paste, brown butter, smoked and regular paprika, garlic, and sage. I love miso and use it often in cooking Asian food, but I had not hadContinue reading “Miso Brown Butter Pasta”