Italian-American Cuban & Chips

“Multicultural Sandwich; Out-of-world Flavor. Chips not pictured.” I HATE leftovers normally, but this dish is something I can look forward to. In fact, I would even buy someone else’s leftovers if it meant making this crispy meaty bistro-styled sandwich. It is that time of year once again: St. Patrick’s Day. *Fun Fact!!! Corned beef and…

Greek Yogurt Chicken

“Strong Greek flavors packed in one low calorie dish.” Everything tastes like chicken except when your chicken tastes Greek. Greek inspired flavors include herbs like mint and oregano which have the power to elevate even the most basic meats to something extraordinary. The same is true for this simple easy to make dish. *Serves 2…

Taproom Beer Cheese Dip

“Taproom quality straight to your living room.” This elegant dip was inspired from a revelation I had about bar food when we briefly lived in Nashville. The first time I ever tried a beer cheese dip was in a Nashville taproom from the “Yazoo” brewery. But wait… the story gets better… In north Nashville (Germantown)…

Robust Spaghetti & Meatballs

“Oh, Spaghetti. So many ways, so many recipes. Which one to choose?!?” This recipe was designed to help you answer that one specific question. You can easily alter parts of this recipe to bend it to your specific taste. Whether your family likes a strong meaty and robust sauce or whether your family prefers a…

Simple Salmon with Asparagus & Squash

Omega 3’s, low calorie and packed full of flavor If cooked with the right seasoning, salmon is one of the least “fishy” tasting fish that is commonly available, and this recipe will turn even the most fervent land-lubbers into fish fans. This recipe is best cooked using salmon purchased the same day, but properly thawed…

The Spices of Life (the list)

“Variety is the spice of life.” I’m sure we’ve all heard this phrase before, but in any homemade dish, it is the seasoning and spice blends used that make all the difference. When planning for an at home gourmet style pantry, it is important to make sure to keep a variety of spices in stock…