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…

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…

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…

Shrimp And Spinach Penne

Shrimp And Spinach Penne

I find the best thing about pasta is being able to make such a wide variety of combinations. Not only are there about a thousand different pasta shapes and sizes, but an infinite number of ingredients to add. From the extremely simple cacio e pepe…

Zucchini Pancakes

Zucchini Pancakes

In Japan there’s an extremely popular dish known as Okonomiyaki. It is essentially a stuffed pancake that originated on the streets of Osaka, and is now popular all over Japan. I remember trying it on my first trip to Japan when I was 10, and…

Linguini With Shrimp

Linguini With Shrimp

What can be more delightful than a simple pasta dish? Ok probably lots of things, but that doesn’t change the fact that this pasta is delicious in it’s own right. A simple sauce, simple shrimps, and simple pasta all pair well together to make this…