Nutmeg and Basil Mushroom Cream Sauce

Nutmeg Basil Mushroom Cream Sauce

With the return of cold weather, my pasta nights transition from fresh veggie-based sauces to creamy ones full of cozy flavors. Earthy mushrooms and warm, mildly sweet nutmeg make this pasta dish a hug on a plate. The easy dinner recipe is done in under 30 minutes, so it’s the perfect winter weeknight meal! Continue reading

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Stove Top Steak with Jalapeno Butter

Steak with Jalapeno Butter

Ah, grill season.  So many awesome recipes pop up this time of year, but it leaves us grill-less individuals twiddling our thumbs.  If the grill masters have you craving a juicy steak but you aren’t keen on heating up the entire house with the broiler, just whip this baby up stove-top. Continue reading

Peppery Garlic Asparagus Pasta

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When it comes to pasta, Springtime means lighter, crisper dishes.  This simple dish gets its appetizing speckled look from a generous sprinkling of pepper.  Serve as a stand alone meal or as a side to grilled beef or chicken. Continue reading

Creamy (Greek Yogurt) Tomato Habanero Sauce

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Sometimes your taste buds need a kick in the pants.  They get a little too confident in themselves taking on white bread, milk, and vanilla day in and day out.  Give them something that fights back.  Like a classic creamy tomato pasta sauce laced with fiery habañero peppers. Continue reading

Greek Style Chicken and Potatoes

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If the only Greek food you’ve ever had is a gyro, you are missing out.  Big time.  Nothing beats homemade when it comes to Grecian Chicken, and I’ve swiped this recipe from my near-lifelong-friend’s Greek family.  Do you know what that means?  It means it’s as authentic as it gets.  The gentle seasonings let the flavor of the fall-off-the-bone tender meat come through.  This recipe is easy enough that it can make a regular appearance at your dinner table.  Read on to learn why. Continue reading

Ridiculously Easy Baked Chicken!

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I know what you’re thinking: “Baked chicken. Ho hum.”  But this is a surprisingly tasty dish for all its simplicity, I promise. You probably already have in your pantry/cabinet/spice rack everything you need in order to make this dish.  Don’t believe me?  Read on. Continue reading