Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Pasta
Pasta carbonara is a classic Italian dish that you will easily spend $15 for in a restaurant. When you find out what the ingredients are used to make this dish; eggs, bacon or pancetta, Parmesan cheese and parsley, it seems ridiculous spending that much money on a meal!
Cranberry Lacquered Chicken
Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays
Having an excessive amount of leftovers during the holidays is unfortunately, the norm for most American families. People often think of ways to creatively re-make leftovers like turkey, ham, mashed potatoes and more into new dishes. But what about Thanksgiving's favorite condiment, cranberry sauce or compote?? This elegant, yet surprisingly...
Mediterranean Turkey Meatballs
My kids (and my husband) LOVE meatballs! What’s great about meatballs is you can change up the flavors from classic Italian, to Indian, Teriyaki or what this recipe, Mediterranean style. This recipe calls for 2 lbs of ground turkey, maybe too much for one night’s sitting, but I make extra...
Breast Cancer Awareness: Smashed Berry Mascarpone
For Breast Cancer Awareness month, I wanted to share an easy and fun, and of course pink recipe. Mascarpone cheese is widely used in Italy in desserts and is a creamy, soft white cheese that is “sweeter”, very much similar to spreadable cream cheese. With the addition of frozen strawberries...
SIDE DISH: Brussels Sprouts w/ Applewood Smoked Bacon
This side dish is a classic Thanksgiving side. There a couple different ways to make this. Some use pancetta, I used applewood smoked bacon. You can add dried cranberries and walnuts (at the very end) to this if you want to fancy it up too! Some recipes call to boil...
Leftover Remix: Orcchiette & Shredded BrusselsSprouts Soup
This recipe is using leftover brussell sprouts from your Thanksgiving dinner. If creating from scratch, feel free to substitute cabbage for the brussell sprouts. Also, the recipe calls for dried Italian seasoning. But sometimes, while making big holiday feasts, you are left with an abundance of fresh rosemary, thyme, parsley,...
How to Make Iced Coffee with a French Press
Drinks & cocktails
The only way to start the day for most of us is to drink a cup of hot coffee. There’s nothing more uplifting than a cup after waking up in the morning or whenever you feel like it. However, don’t you find that there are days when you find yourself...
Grilling the Low-Fat Foods You Love: 6 Recipes to Try
Poultry, Grilled, Seafood
Did you know that 75% of Americans have an outdoor grill? This country loves to grill and summer is the perfect season to do some grilling. The Fourth of July is actually the holiday where most people in the country plan to turn up the heat and grill some delicious...
How To Make A Creamy Mushroom Pasta
A bowl of perfectly-cooked pasta doused in a creamy, velvety sauce is the stuff of dreams! Quite frankly, it is amazing the way it is. But what if we told you that you can make it even better with practically no extra effort? Yes. It’s possible. And all you need...
Game On! Why Wild Game Rocks
(Photo by Artur Kornakov on Unsplash) When people hear the word ‘protein,’ images of plump livestock often pop in their heads. This composite image makes sense when you consider that farm animals are by and large the most culturally acceptable animals to eat. Not to mention, they’re pretty tasty when...
Easy Homemade Flour Tortillas
People have been grinding wheat into flour, mixing it into a dough, pressing into patties, and cooking into flaky, floppy tortillas for several centuries. So, don’t believe anybody who says flour tortillas are a new thing, and corn is what makes the best tortillas. Both flour and corn flour are...
Broiled Lobster Tail with Jalapeno Butter
If you are looking for the perfect and most romantic recipe to celebrate an Anniversary or to simply surprise your significant other, you cannot go wrong with this recipe for Broiled Lobster Tail with Jalapeno Butter. A fancy, classy, and easy to make dish everyone will be talking about for...
Healthy Breakfast Options while Staying Quarantined
Poultry, Pasta, Kid-friendly, Drinks & cocktails, Vegetarian, 30 minutes or less
‘The year 2020 is like the famous bully of our high schools, too many expectations but too hard to handle!’ COVID-19 or Coronavirus, as we obviously know, must have taken on your summer body resolutions and wanderlust fetishes. Quarantine is definitely having some adverse effects on not just our daily...
Top 10 Dishes for Student Party
What comes to your mind when you think of college or university dishes? Do images of fridge leftovers and instant noodles pop up in your mind? To a great extent, your imagination is right but this does not have to be the case. You can make delicious and sumptuous meals...
Caldo de Res (Beef Soup)
Beef, Kid-friendly, Video recipes
One of the Filipino soups that is so comforting and a childhood favorite is called Nilaga. It's also a very similar soup in Mexican Cuisine called Caldo de Res. I make this recipe with beef shanks which has bones and bone marrow which makes this soup rich in flavor. This...
Twenty Delish Meatless Recipes That You Need To Know Now
Vegetarian, Salads, Pasta, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less
I put this ebook together to showcase just how much meatless recipes are fun, delish and part of everyday eats. I don't really know why we make it such a big deal eating meatless, like it's a fad or odd, or mostly for a certain group of people. Guys, you've...
It's Honey Time: 5 Super Yummy Ways to Eat Honey
You've likely heard about all the amazing health benefits of eating honey. People are crazy for this delicious golden nectar, and it's no mystery why! Not only is it great for you, but it's also easy to incorporate into a ton of different dishes. Here are five amazing and life-changing...
A Must-Taste Malaysian Curry Powder Recipe
30 minutes or less
Are you inspired by Indian cooking? Tempted by Thai dishes? Crazy about Caribbean flavors? Whatever international cuisine you're trying to recreate at home, it's often the careful blend of herbs and spices that transports your taste buds to these faraway lands. All it takes is a pinch of this and...