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Spaghetti alla Sorellina

Spaghetti alla Sorellina

  While I am sitting here sipping my morning coffee, I am thinking about this pasta dish I created last night, inspired by one of my favorite pizza places here in the Texas Hill Country called Pizzeria Sorellina.  Their pizza has N’duja sausage, chili oil, stracciatella […]

Chinese Chicken

Chinese Chicken

  For years, my husband has cooking this amazing dish of Chinese chicken and green beans and let me tell you that the name does not do it justice.  Chicken and green beans sounds so plain and ordinary but this dish is none of that!  […]

Korean Sesame Noodles with Roasted Broccolini

Korean Sesame Noodles with Roasted Broccolini

  Yes I know what you are thinking, Korean sesame noodles?  Aren’t sesame noodles Chinese?  Well yes they are!  But in my kitchen there are no rules when it comes to maximizing flavor and making a dish that is good even better.  That is the […]

Potato Crusted Swiss Chard and Bacon Quiche

Potato Crusted Swiss Chard and Bacon Quiche

  Quiche is such an amazing food!  It’s perfect for people with busy lives like myself, it always tastes great and you can throw all of your leftover ingredients from the week in there and then nothing goes to waste!  Although this quiche is made […]

Grilled Steak tips with Rojo Chimichurri

Grilled Steak tips with Rojo Chimichurri

    If you have been following along with me then you know I am on a roll with grilled meats with sauces 🙂  Grilling doesn’t have to be complicated to make your food taste amazing, in fact quite the opposite!  For me, I have […]

Grilled Mediterranean Citrus Skewers

Grilled Mediterranean Citrus Skewers

  Some time ago I came across this recipe for chicken skewers and I have never stopped making them because they are so delicious!  These skewers are so moist because I marinate the chicken in the citrus and garlic marinade then keep brushing them with the […]

Broken Noodles with Sausage, Kale and Mushrooms

Broken Noodles with Sausage, Kale and Mushrooms

Broken pasta with sausage, kale and mushrooms is a recipe that I found a few years ago and it was one of those aha moments when I finally found a way to use up my leftover lasagna noodles that I would accumulate in my pantry […]

One Pan Mustard and Honey Crusted Salmon and Vegetables

One Pan Mustard and Honey Crusted Salmon and Vegetables

Do you like salmon?  Vegetables?  Easy dinners?  Easy cleanup?  Great taste?  Well then this is the dish you have been waiting for, my mustard and honey crusted salmon and vegetables!  With just a few items to prep for the marinade and some veggies to chop […]

Vegetarian Cassoulet

Vegetarian Cassoulet

​If I told you I was cooking dinner all day in the oven (well not all day but for a few hours), would you guess it was a vegetarian dish?  This cannellini bean dish is roasted for 4 hours with porcini mushrooms, red wine, tomatoes, […]

Pasta with Tomatoes and Anchovy Butter

Pasta with Tomatoes and Anchovy Butter

​Spaghetti in a tomato butter sauce! It’s amazing how 1 simple ingredient can elevate the flavors of a dish you always make!  This is a great quick weeknight dish that can be made in under 30 minutes.  In this dish, I added some anchovies to […]



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