Thanksgiving Favorites

While celebrations may look and feel different this year, the Thanksgiving season is here. This holiday is very special to me. A sense of nostalgia seems to fill the air as classic recipes make their yearly appearance at the table. There is also the excitement of throwing in a new recipes here and there toContinue reading “Thanksgiving Favorites”

Matzo Chicken Milanese Salad

Servings: 2 Ingredients 2 Thinly sliced chicken breast1 cup matzo meal1 teaspoon smoked paprika1 teaspoon garlic powder½ teaspoon salt½ teaspoon pepper1 eggI cup flour¼ cup oil for fryingSpring Green Lettuce MixtureFresh basil, choppedCherry tomatoes, halvedKalamata olivesGrated parmesan cheeseBalsamic vinegarExtra virgin olive oil Set up your dredging station with 3 shallow bowls. Add 1 cup ofContinue reading “Matzo Chicken Milanese Salad”

Quick Pesto Cellentani

This is the pasta content you have been craving! Ok, maybe just the pasta content I have been craving. Anyways, this dish is a favorite for me. I have really been into pasta without meat lately, keeping a strong focus on fresh produce and herbs to create flavorful, yet hearty sauces. A great pasta dishContinue reading “Quick Pesto Cellentani”

Baked Tilapia Over Brothy White Beans and Kale

Beans are taking over! In the midst of social distancing, this pantry staple is finding its way into our dinners week after week. I don’t normally give beans a regular chance, but tonight they were calling my name. No, you don’t need to mess with fresh beans. Canned beans are equally as lovely. Just rememberContinue reading “Baked Tilapia Over Brothy White Beans and Kale”

Classic Creamed Spinach

Growing up in Wisconsin, my family frequented supper clubs on the weekends or special occasions for steak dinner. One of my favorite side dishes to have with my steak is a true steakhouse classic, creamed spinach. In fact, my love for creamed vegetables runs much deeper than that. From creamed corn to cream peas, theContinue reading “Classic Creamed Spinach”

Zero-Waste Vegetable Soup

As we find ourselves stuck inside, many of you are cooking more than usual. I am here to help you navigate what is currently in your pantry and fridge and turn it into something tasty. This particular recipe focuses on using up vegetables that are past their prime in an attempt to prevent wasting perfectlyContinue reading “Zero-Waste Vegetable Soup”

Tomato Egg Drop Soup with Chewy Sun Noodles

Like many of my recipes, this one was born from a craving. Also, my disinterest in driving clear across town to the restaurant that serves a very similar dish. I make this soup about once a month, pending I make it to the one store in the area that sells the Sun Noodles brand. OfContinue reading “Tomato Egg Drop Soup with Chewy Sun Noodles”

Traditional Stuffed Peppers

This recipe is a homage to the way my mother and grandmother cooked their stuffed peppers, with the key ingredient being condensed tomato soup. The soup helps to cut down some of the acidity of just using straight tomato sauce, as well as brings a creaminess to the sauce that these peppers will slowly bakeContinue reading “Traditional Stuffed Peppers”