Traditionally Tartar Sauce is a fairly basic recipe, but some simple modifications totally elevates this fish and chips staple into something special.
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Baked Paccheri Pasta is the Best Part of Lasagna In EVERY BITE
If you are obsessed with the crispy corner pieces of a lasagna, you will want to try this Baked Paccheri Pasta recipe. Yes, this dish is one that takes just a little extra effort. But your hard work will be deliciously rewarded with a dish full of perfectly curated bites. Helpful Tips for Making thisContinue reading “Baked Paccheri Pasta is the Best Part of Lasagna In EVERY BITE”
A Versatile Italian Meat Sauce That Packs Huge Flavor
Whenever I make this Italian Meat Sauce, my home fills with a magical aroma that makes everybody eager to gather around the table. It’s as if we have been hypnotized by a romantic notion of being an Italian family congregating for Sunday dinners. The fact I like to crank some Dean Martin or Sinatra wheneverContinue reading “A Versatile Italian Meat Sauce That Packs Huge Flavor”
Avocado Sauce | A Smoother and More Versatile option than Guacamole
This avocado sauce is reminiscent of a really good guacamole. But differs in that it’s smooth, stays fresh longer, and I find it more adaptable.
Vegetarian Enchiladas With A Surprise Filling
Many vegetable based entrees and I have a love hate relationship. I love their flavor, I love the idea of eating a plant based diet, but often times I am left with my hunger feeling unsatisfied. After several trials of making these Vegetarian Enchiladas, I was able to come up with a repeatable recipe that leaves even the most carnivorous eaters content.
Heirloom Tomato and Burrata Salad
Why this Recipe? During late summer one of my favorite dishes to make is an Heirloom Tomato and Burrata Salad. It is the perfect way to celebrate the tomato harvest without overcomplicating things. There is not much to making this dish, but that is part of the beauty of it. The use of a BasilContinue reading “Heirloom Tomato and Burrata Salad”
How to Make Green Herb Oil for Food Garnishes
But what I really like about green herb oil is that it can introduce the flavor of fresh herbs in a more subtle and less invasive way.
Roasted Fully Loaded Potatoes
Why this Recipe? This recipe for loaded potatoes is perfect for many different occasions: inexpensive dinners, game day snacks, or even as an elevated BBQ side dish. The simple formula of potatoes, bacon, cheese, sour cream, jalapeno peppers, green onions, and of course ranch never seems to disappoint. Commonly you might see a loaded potatoesContinue reading “Roasted Fully Loaded Potatoes”
Honey Glazed Salmon Sandwich
Why this Salmon Sandwich Recipe? This Salmon Sandwich has been in the works for some time in my home kitchen. Some recipes are that way. You make it once and you like it, but maybe it could be better. So you make it over and over, tweaking it every time. That’s what has happened withContinue reading “Honey Glazed Salmon Sandwich”
Cooking with Kids 9 Tips for Success
Cooking with Kids can be rewarding, fun, educational, and let’s be honest just plain frustrating. The experience is never what you imagined it might be, and that’s ok.