Month: August 2019

Avocado Eggs

Avocado Eggs

Click Here to go directly to the avocado eggs recipe. If it has an egg, if must be breakfast. If it’s avocado eggs, good luck buying a house before you’re 50. Joking of course. One of my favorite things to do when I can find […]

Balsamic Grilled Octopus With Polenta

Balsamic Grilled Octopus With Polenta

I first fell in love with octopus on my second trip to Greece. We decided to go to a little town called Agios Nikolaos on the eastern edge of Crete. There was a restaurant high on the rocks overlooking the lake and ocean which did […]

Tomato Salad With Avocado Cream And Feta

Tomato Salad With Avocado Cream And Feta

Click here to go directly to the tomato salad with avocado cream and feta recipe. Fresh tomato salad is one of those pleasures of summer that far too often people don’t truly experience. I blame the grocery stores. Tomatoes in large supermarkets are almost always […]

Linguini With Clams

Linguini With Clams

If you knew my mother, you’d know her favorite dish of all time is Linguini with clams. It was on a spontaneous trip to Italy last year where, somewhere in Rome, she said she found the best linguini with clams she has ever had. To […]

Sausage Alfredo

Sausage Alfredo

Pasta is always a great weeknight meal, especially when it can all be done in one skillet. One of the easiest and richest is an Alfredo. This cheese based sauce is quite simple to make, and is packed with delicious Parmesan flavor. I’ve paired it […]

Russian Dressing

Russian Dressing

Ah Russian dressing. Did you know it isn’t even Russian at all? Nope! Totally American. It was invented in Nashua, New Hampshire by a James E. Colburn who had sold it in his store. In Russia they just call this dressing ketchunnaise (кетчунез) since the […]

BBQ Chicken Sliders

BBQ Chicken Sliders

These BBQ Chicken Sliders are a great way to use up some chicken breast and make a perfect summer lunch. These can be an easy replacement for grilled chicken sandwiches and can be easily wrapped in foil and brought to the park for a picnic. […]

Moussaka

Moussaka

Click Here to skip directly to the printable moussaka recipe Ah Moussaka. If you’ve seen My Big Fat Greek Wedding you’ll know the joke. However moussaka is one of my absolute favorite comfort foods in the entire world. It is rich, hearty, and packed with […]

Pink Spritz

Pink Spritz

I’m a huge fan of gin, so whenever I see a gin I haven’t tried before, I tend to give it a shot. Recently a bar I was at was having a promotion on Gordon’s Pink Gin and they had a few signature cocktails on […]

Pasta All’Arrabbiata

Pasta All’Arrabbiata

When I think about pasta one of the first things I think about is Spaghetti Bolognese. To be honest that doesn’t even crack my top 10 list of favorite pastas, but it is so iconic that’s immediately where my mind goes. As most spaghetti is […]