Smoked Sausage with Rigatoni

Smoked Sausage with Rigatoni #HillshireSausage

Whew. I am having a crazy busy month, so unfortunately my cooking is suffering. I can never have too many weeknight meal options (ie. meals that can be on the table in 30 minutes or less) at my … [Read more...]

Steak in the Pan with Butter, Potatoes au Gratin & a Perfect Manhattan #PartyLikeAMadMan

Virtual Mad Men Finale Party {Giveaway} – Steak in the Pan with Butter, Potatoes au Gratin, and a Perfect Manhattan

This Sunday is the beginning of the end of Mad Men. Sniffle. I have been a huge fan of the show for years and am sad to see it end. But that doesn't mean I can't still throw a little party of my own … [Read more...]

Curry Shrimp in Coconut Milk

Curry Shrimp in Coconut Milk & Preview of Caribbean Cuisine Week

Next week, many Philadelphia restaurants will be participating in Caribbean Cuisine Week. The week, held from April 8th - April 10th this year, helps raise funds to send over 700 high school athletes … [Read more...]

Swordfish with Macadamia Nut Crust and Papaya Salsa

Swordfish with Macadamia Nut Crust and Papaya Salsa

I can't say that I know much about Hawaiian food, past that I assume is it fish-heavy and influenced by tropical and Asian/Polynesian flavors (with their favorite canned meat, Spam, sprinkled in, of … [Read more...]

Lime-Teriyaki Salmon Rice Bowls

Lime-Teriyaki Salmon Rice Bowls

I posted a recipe for a Salmon Teriyaki Stir Fry a while back and was craving something similar but not the exact same recipe. I found this recipe for an Asian Salmon Bowl with Lime Drizzle on … [Read more...]

Frog in a Hole with Blueberry Pancakes

Frog in a Hole with Blueberry Pancakes

Did you know that February is Hot Breakfast Month? If your schedule is anything like mine, the closest you get to a hot breakfast on a week day is instant oatmeal. So why not switch up a weeknight … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Beef Ramen

Slow Cooker Beef Ramen

So I've been feeling pretty crummy for the past few days. And I've been craving soups like crazy. One of my favorite options when I want a comforting meal is ramen, specifically Shio-style from Nom … [Read more...]

Baked Chicken Parmesan

Baked Chicken Parmesan

Happy Carnevale! Carnevale is celebrated in Italy 40 days before Easter. It is the last hurrah before Lent begins. (It's similar to Mardi Gras). The word "carnevale" actually means "no meat" in Latin, … [Read more...]

Steamed Mussels in Saffron Broth

Steamed Mussels in Saffron Broth

I am so excited to share this dish with you for a few reasons: I love mussels and am always looking for a new recipe to add to my rotation This recipe looks fancy pants because it has saffron in … [Read more...]

Ancho Chicken Tacos with Cilantro Slaw and Avocado Cream

Ancho Chicken Tacos with Cilantro Slaw and Avocado Cream

This is another recipe from the Cooking Light Diet Plan. These tacos are great for a weeknight meal because it's an under 30 minute recipe-- it's honestly mostly assembly. As a reminder, if … [Read more...]

Crab Cakes with Spicy Mustard Sauce

Crab Cakes with Spicy Mustard Sauce

I have recently started using¬†Cooking Light's new diet plan. Subscribers receive a calorie-driven weekly meal plan for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks customized for their dieting goals and food … [Read more...]

Chicken Satay

Chicken Satay

I have been meaning to make this recipe forever; seriously, years. I don't know why it took me this long because it's a pretty easy recipe, but for some reason I kept putting it off. And boy do I … [Read more...]

Charred Lemon Chicken Piccata

Charred Lemon Chicken Piccata

I love Chicken Piccata, it's a simple recipe that really delivers on flavor. Plus, I usually have the ingredients needed on hand! Cooking Light's latest issue has a recipe for Chicken Piccata that … [Read more...]

Halibut with Balsamic Cherry Tomatoes

Halibut with Balsamic Cherry Tomatoes

I spent the last two weeks in total holiday mode. With my birthday, Christmas, and getting engaged all in the past couple of weeks, it's been one big celebratory meal! I've done very little cooking … [Read more...]