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...]

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...]

Winter Risotto with Farro and Arborio Rice

Winter Risotto with Farro and Arborio Rice

A couple of weeks ago, I was invited on a Chevy Farm-to-Table Road Trip, which was SO much fun! Chauffeured in snazzy Chevrolets, the group first went to Terrain in Glen Mills for lunch at their cafe … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Oxtail and Short Rib Stew

Slow Cooker Oxtail and Short Rib Stew

My slow cooker and I are good friends, although I'm pretty sure the slow cooker is bringing more to the relationship than me. I love coming home to a delicious smelling dinner after work that takes … [Read more...]

Flank Steak with Tomato Bruschetta

Flank Steak with Tomato Bruschetta

One of the best parts of Steak is how simple it is to prepare. You really don't have to do much to a steak to make a delicious meal. But sometimes you want something a little different. This recipe … [Read more...]

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Duck Breasts with Blackberry-Port Sauce

I was feeling a little fancy this week so I decided to challenge myself with a protein I rarely use: duck! I've actually only worked with duck twice (Duck Breasts with Cider Farro Risotto and Grilled … [Read more...]

Lemony Chicken Fricassee with Shallots and Morel Mushrooms

Lemony Chicken Fricassee with Shallots and Morel Mushrooms

When making dinner on weeknights, I am always looking for a recipe that I can have made in 30 minutes or less. But that doesn't mean I'm willing to compromise on flavor! This Food and Wine recipe … [Read more...]

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Seared Scallops with a Champagne-Vanilla Butter Sauce

Cooking for your Valentine on February 14th and looking for something really different and fun? This recipe from Emeril Lagasse is perfect for a romantic dinner. I really wasn't sure what to expect … [Read more...]

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Stuffed Chicken and Herb Gravy with Creamy Polenta

I am seriously starting to think that Cooking Light has a way to read my thoughts. It's like they know exactly what ingredient I want to work with next, or a particular product I might be craving. And … [Read more...]

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Beer-Steamed Clams and Mussels

It is fitting that I am able to host this giveaway so close to my blog anniversary! One of my biggest inspirations for learning how to cook and starting a blog to document it was Cooking Light … [Read more...]

Chicken with Honey Sofie Beer Sauce

Chicken with Honey Sofie Beer Sauce

A few weeks back I was invited to go to a super cool event hosted by Goose Island Beer. The last week in September was Goose Island Migration Week in Philadelphia and one of the events was a Painting … [Read more...]

Seared Steaks with Mushroom Marsala Sauce

Seared Steak with Mushroom Marsala Sauce and Calphalon Giveaway

I live near-ish Kennett Square, PA, the "mushroom capital of the world." For the last 28 years, Kennett Square has hosted an amazing Mushroom Festival the first weekend following Labor Day. I love … [Read more...]

Blueberry-Mushroom Risotto

Blueberry-Mushroom Risotto

Ok. Hear me out. I know you read the title of this post and probably thought I've officially lost it. But I promise you this is amazing. I first heard about this bizarre combo in a book called The … [Read more...]