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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 […]

Asian Coconut Ramen Noodles with Peanut Soy Chicken and Vegetables

Asian Coconut Ramen Noodles with Peanut Soy Chicken and Vegetables

I am a big, big fan of Asian flavors!  I just love it!  I think Asian cooking is such a great way to eat healthy and not skimp on flavor and this dish is no exception.  I actually had intended to make a different dish […]

All Day Beef Stew

All Day Beef Stew

Well, the weather is getting cold and I am starting to dream of all of those amazing comfort foods that cook in the oven all day long!  This beef stew is one of those great dishes that just warms you up on a cold winters […]

Vegetable Fried Rice

Vegetable Fried Rice

  I don’t know about you but fried rice is one of my favorite dishes to order when I am at an Asian restaurant.  It may not be the healthiest or even that traditional in Asian cooking, but it is good!  A few years ago […]

Grilled Indian Plum and Cardamom Pork Chops

Grilled Indian Plum and Cardamom Pork Chops

  Today I created a new dish which I am calling Indian Plum and Cardamom pork chops.  It is delicious!!!  Usually when you see Indian food, the meat is cooked either in a tandoori with a paste on it or in a sauce that has […]

The Best Spaghetti and Meatballs

The Best Spaghetti and Meatballs

  If there was ever a dish that can conjure up good memories or make you feel so happy after eating, it is spaghetti and meatballs.  Maybe it is all of the movies that show off this dish or knowing it is a dish that […]

Mushroom and Herb Pizza

Mushroom and Herb Pizza

I don’t know about you but pizza in our house is an all time favorite!  My family will eat almost any kind of pizza that’s how much we love it.  Pizza is usually thought about with having a red sauce (and we do eat those […]

Cauliflower Carbonara

Cauliflower Carbonara

  Carbonara is such a tasty dish that requires very few ingredients and can be a quick and easy dish that impresses all the people who eat it 🙂  It’s sauce is made up of egg yolks and it’s flavor comes from the pancetta (Italian […]