Paprika Chicken

Paprika Chicken

I first started cooking heavily with paprika after my first trip to Budapest. The city is famous for their paprika and have dozens if not hundreds of variations and spice mixes involving it. This Paprika Chicken is a product of my trip to the Central…

Green Goddess Shrimp Tacos

Green Goddess Shrimp Tacos

I’ve been on a bit of a kick using my Green Goddess dressing since I’d hate to see it go to waste, so I figured why not make a Baja California style street taco and use this dressing instead of the usual crema. These green…

Honey Mustard Salmon

Honey Mustard Salmon

A baked salmon is one of those super easy weeknight meals that can be done 100’s of different ways. This honey mustard baked salmon for example takes just 20 minutes from start to finish, and is guaranteed to impress. Whether making it for a special…

Pineapple Mango Shrimp

Pineapple Mango Shrimp

It seems recently everyone has been raving about the Bang Bang Shrimp from Bonefish Grill in America. This is not Bang Bang Shrimp. This is however my absolute favorite shrimp recipe, which I end up making every time I can get large quantities of shrimp…

Chanterelle Pasta

Chanterelle Pasta

Chanterelles are one of my favorite mushrooms, and this dish really brings out their flavor. The reason mushrooms go so well in pasta dishes is because the pasta acts as a neutral base to allow the taste of the mushroom to shine. These mushrooms work…

Pork and Chanterelle Stuffed Zucchini

Pork and Chanterelle Stuffed Zucchini

The best thing about stuffing vegetables, whether they be peppers, eggplants, or in this case zucchini, is the sheer variety of filling choices. Zucchini has a pretty mild flavor with a touch of savory once baked which makes it the perfect vessel for these pork…

Gnocchi With Gorgonzola Sauce

Gnocchi With Gorgonzola Sauce

The simple pleasures of a classic Italian pasta dish. Well, technically not pasta as gnocchi is primarily made from potatoes, but you get the point. For this Gnocchi With Gorgonzola Sauce recipe you can use either homemade gnocchi, or store-bought, and the good thing is,…

Ahi Steak With Orange Honey Glaze

Ahi Steak With Orange Honey Glaze

Seared Ahi is one of those incredibly simple dishes I don’t see very often anymore. Ahi, being the Hawaiian name for Yellowfin Tuna, is a thick rich fish perfect for searing just like you would a beef steak. In fact, if you were so inclined,…

Osso Buco

Osso Buco

Osso Buco is one of the greatest date night meals in existence. It can be prepared hours ahead of time, it looks beautiful, and it is extremely rich and satisfying. I pair mine with a base of Polenta using this classic recipe and blend up…

Perfect Polenta Recipe

Perfect Polenta Recipe

For some reason people think Polenta is an intimidating dish. The truth is, it’s probably one of the most simple dishes to make. It’s like making rice, but with one more step. All Polenta is, is coarsely ground cornmeal. The stuff you’d use to make…