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”

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”

Italian Pasta Salad Recipe

Why this Recipe for Italian Pasta Salad? Using homemade dressing versus pouring on a commercial salad dressing is what makes this Italian Pasta Salad taste light, fresh, and worth keeping around for leftovers. During the summer months I like to keep some version of a chilled pasta or grain salad in the refrigerator at allContinue reading “Italian Pasta Salad Recipe”

Garlic Roasted Potatoes Recipe

Why This Recipe? When properly done Garlic Roasted Potatoes easily become the star of any dinner. This particular recipe, is one that will result in crispy potatoes that are soft in the center and bursting with flavor. Now, there are a few tricks that make these Garlic Roasted Potatoes really stand out. Unfortunately you willContinue reading “Garlic Roasted Potatoes Recipe”

What is a Mirepoix? And Mirepoix Recipe

Mirepoix is a combination of Onions, Celery, and Carrots, that are used as an aromatic base in cooking. Traditionally these vegetables are sautéed at low temperatures in either butter or oil to release their flavors then used as part of a finished dish or removed prior to serving. Mirepoix is common in French cooking andContinue reading “What is a Mirepoix? And Mirepoix Recipe”

Chimichurri Recipe with Cilantro and Lime

Why this Chimichurri Recipe with Cilantro and Lime? What I love about this Chimichurri Recipe with Cilantro and Lime is that it packs an incredibly vibrant flavor. In a perfect world you would serve this Chimichurri with seafood fresh out of the ocean, beachside, with sand on your feet. Even without that idyllic scenario; thisContinue reading “Chimichurri Recipe with Cilantro and Lime”

Coconut Corn Soup is Summer Perfection

I developed this Coconut Corn Soup recipe so that my son, who has a dairy allergy, could enjoy one of my absolute favorite dishes. And honestly, I prefer the Coconut Milk to the Dairy version that I had made for years. It has a sweet flavor and luxurious texture that just screams summer.

How to Make Garlic Crostini

Why this recipe? Garlic Crostini are an easy addition to any cheese or charcuterie platter. First off, they are delicious. What I love about them is that they add an artisan touch that you cannot get with a cracker, no matter the cost. Another benefit is that Garlic Crostini are adaptable. You can adjust theContinue reading “How to Make Garlic Crostini”