Moroccan Meatball Soup with Israeli Couscous

I love this soup! Israeli couscous is my favorite kind of couscous. It is larger than regular couscous and so satisfying in a soup. This soup has all the good things… highly spiced meatballs, Israeli couscous, flavorful broth and veggies, and you top it off with a sprinkling of fresh herbs. Yum! You can makeContinue reading “Moroccan Meatball Soup with Israeli Couscous”

Hot Chocolate Cookies

As I mentioned in my butter cookie post, this time of year I am always baking cookies to try out for my holiday cookie boxes. I have been seeing different hot chocolate cookie recipes for a while now, and wanted to try them. I am totally sold. These cookies have great chocolate flavor, are crispyContinue reading “Hot Chocolate Cookies”

Fried Bologna Sandwich

Who else grew up eating bologna sandwiches as a lunch box staple? I liked them fine as a kid, but wasn’t overly impressed. This fried bologna sandwich is a step up from the soggy brown bag lunch version of childhood. The bread is toasted, the bologna is nicely fried, and it is served on myContinue reading “Fried Bologna Sandwich”

Spinach and Artichoke Galette

I love making galettes. They seem fancy, but are actually way easier to make than pies, and you can fill them with pretty much anything you like, sweet or savory. This spinach and artichoke galette is based on the Half Baked Harvest one, but as always I have a few tweaks. The crust for thisContinue reading “Spinach and Artichoke Galette”

Vietnamese Lemongrass Pork Noodle Bowl

This Vietnamese lemongrass pork noodle bowls are one of my favorite meals. The lemongrass pork is served with tofu, cucumber, carrot, bell pepper, cilantro and mint over rice noodles and drizzled with amazing nuoc cham (lime sauce). They are healthy and light, but pack so much flavor into one bowl. They don’t require a tonContinue reading “Vietnamese Lemongrass Pork Noodle Bowl”

Creamy Garlic Chicken

Creamy garlic chicken consists of lightly breaded, pan seared chicken served over mashed potatoes with a caramelized garlic gravy. Need I say more? 🙂 I can pretty much eat endless variations of meat/gravy/mashed potatoes, and this one is a nice twist on the traditional beef dishes. Like any dish where I’m going to pan fryContinue reading “Creamy Garlic Chicken”