Main Dish

Corned Beef Pappardelle

Corned Beef Pappardelle

Corned beef, for those not in the know, does not involve corn at all. Instead it is a method of curing beef (traditionally brisket) with large pieces of salt, also known as corns. You can make your own corned beef for this recipe, or just […]

Kleftiko (Lamb Claypot)

Kleftiko (Lamb Claypot)

Click here to jump directly to the Kleftiko printable recipe. Kleftiko is one of those fantastic Greek dishes that once you try, you love. After all, it’s slow braised lamb, savory potatoes, fantastic sauce, and filo pastry. While the filo pasty may not be the […]

Honey Soy Baked Chicken Thighs

Honey Soy Baked Chicken Thighs

Click here to skip directly to the honey soy baked chicken thighs printable recipe This has got to be my absolute favorite marinade/glaze for baked chicken thighs. My honey soy baked chicken thighs are sweet, salty, savory, and overall delicious. The best part is they […]

Stuffed Bell Peppers

Stuffed Bell Peppers

Stuffed bell peppers are one of the easiest ways to serve lots of people at once. They can be prepared ahead of time and baked in large amounts so everyone’s food is ready at once. You can get infinitely creative with the fillings and seasonings […]

Chicken Piccata

Chicken Piccata

A chicken piccata is one of those simple Italian comfort foods that is extremely easy to make. It is a great way to use up some chicken breasts you have before they go bad, or the last of some dry spaghetti you have yet to […]

Fig Pizza

Fig Pizza

Click here to skip directly to the fig pizza printable recipe One of my favorite things to do is to make rustic style pizzas with unorthodox toppings as a way to try out new flavor combinations. After all, pizza is just a plate made of […]

Massaman Curry

Massaman Curry

Click here to skip directly to the printable massaman curry recipe. When one thinks of curry it is probably India that first pops up in the mind. However, anyone who has traveled Asia knows there are so many different types of curries. True, most of […]

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 […]

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 […]