Bang Bang Cauliflower

This is a tasty good recipe that is both Gluten Free and sooooo good! Give it a try. Here is the original recipe: Ingredients: 3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 2 tbsp. sweet chili sauce 1 tbsp. sriracha Juice of 1 lime 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium cauliflower, cut into florets kosher salt Freshly […]

Fennel Citrus Salad

Fennel Citrus Salad Ingredients: 1 bulb fresh fennel 1 small ruby red grapefruit 2 different oranges/tangerines- cara cara, navel, blood, or minneola 1-2 lemons 2 tbsp finely chopped shallot Olive oil ½- 1tbsp Honey or agave syrup (optional) Salt/pepper to taste 1/4 c salted shelled pistachios 1/2 avocado Mint and fennel fronds for garnish Parmesan shavings […]

Lentil Fesenjan- Weeknight Version

Lentil Fesenjan- Weeknight Version Ingredients: 1 package steamed lentils from Trader Joe’s 2 tsp (or 1 cube) Veggie bouillon or concentrate (my fave is Better than Bouillon) 1 cup raw shelled walnuts Olive oil 1 medium white onion ½ tsp turmeric ½ tsp cinnamon 2-4 tbsp Pomegranate molasses (can get at Cermak, but I’m sure […]

Tahdig – Crispy Rice!

Persian Rice (Tahdig)- Our Version Ingredients 1 ¼ cups basmati rice 3 tbsp full fat greek yogurt 4 tbsp good butter (salted) or a combo of butter and neutral oil ½ tsp saffron threads ¼ c sea salt Directions: Rinse basmati rice until water runs clear and starch is removed, about 4-5 times. Soak rice […]

Sweet Potato and Coconut Curry

This recipe comes from my favorite veggie heads Happy Pear: This is a tasty and delicious dinner that can feed many! Ingredients: 1 tbsp oil 2 cloves garlic (minced) 2 red onion (diced) 1 thumb sized piece of ginger (minced) 1 red chili (diced) 1.75 lb (750g) sweet potatoes (diced into bite size pieces) […]

Classic Shrimp Roll Sliders

This recipe comes from the site Daily Dish. It is a tasty one and one you can make ahead of time. Ingredients 12 Slider Rolls or Hawaiian Sweet Rolls 1.5 lbs. cooked mini or small shrimp, peeled and deveined. (I used 2lbs) ¾ cup onion, chopped (I used a cup) 3 stalks celery, chopped (I […]

Easy Orange Chicken

This one has a tasty sauce and should be tried by many! This is a healthier and easier version then the popular version that we all know and love. It was super easy and could be done in a school week dinner. Cook Time: 20 minPrep Time: 10 minCalories: 224 Orange Chicken Sauce: 2 tsp […]

Naan – Same Day Recipe

This one comes from I really like how quick and easy this one is for us all to have delicious tasty bread to slop up some tasty curry! Let’s get making this now! Ingredients 1 tsp instant / rapid rise yeast (Note 1) 1/2 cup warm tap water (~40°C/105°F in temperature) 1 tbsp white […]

Mexican Street Corn

This corn is fantastic! It serves 8 people. Here is the original recipe from Prep Time: 10 MinCook Time: 10 MinTotal Time: 20 Min INGREDIENTS: 8 ears of corn, husks removed 1/2 cup Mexican crema (this is in a small can) or sour cream 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup cilantro 1 clove garlic, minced […]

Detroit Style Pizza Dough and Baking Instructions

Ingredients : 1 3/4 cups 85 degree water (400g) 1/2 cup semolina flour (95g)2 tsp sugar (9 g)2 tsp instant dry yeast (8g)3 1/2 cups bread flour (612-615g) 2 tsp sea salt1 oz. Canola oil (for pans and hands) DIRECTIONS: Add 85℉ water, semolina, sugar and yeast to mixing bowl. Using a fork stir for […]

Instapot Chicken Breast

Ingredients ▢1 – 4 (300g – 1200g) boneless skinless chicken breasts ▢4 cups (1L) cold water ▢1 teaspoon (0.8g) dried oregano ▢1 teaspoon (0.9g) dried rosemary ▢1 teaspoon (1g) dried thyme ▢2 (0.5g) bay leaves ▢5 teaspoons (35g) fine sea salt 1: Add Spice & Salt: Add 5 tsp (35g) fine sea salt, 2 bay […]

Banana Bread

This recipe comes from Betty Crocker here it is!!! I make this one in a 9×13 baking pan and it worked perfectly. Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups sugar1/2 cup butter, softened2 eggs1 1/2 cups mashed very ripe bananas (3 to 4 medium)1/2 cup buttermilk1 teaspoon vanilla2 1/2 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon […]

Cubanos Bread that works every time…

This recipe comes from one of my favorite YouTube chefs, Joshua Weissman! Here is a link to the original recipe! Ingredients: 1.25 cups (295ml water 1 tablespoon instant yeast (10g) 3 1/2 (500g) cups bread flour 1 tablespoon sugar (13g) 2 teaspoons salt (5g) 1.5 tbsp lard (30g) Directions: 295 ml water (about 100 degrees) […]

Best Oven-Baked Chex Mix

Ingredients: 8 Tablespoons(1 stick) unsalted butter2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce2 teaspoons seasoned salt, such as lawry’s 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder1 teaspoon onion powder 2 cups bagel chips4 1/2 cups Rice Chex cereal4 1/2 cups Wheat Chex cereal3 cups bite-sized pretzels1 cup roasted, salted peanuts Directions: Heat the oven to 250 degrees F. Arrange 2 racks […]

TASTY Pizza Dough…

This recipe comes from Tasty’s Website here On this recipe I changed things to be in weights for ease of uses: Ingredients for 4 pizzas 2 ½ cups warm water (584 g) 1 teaspoon sugar 2 teaspoons active dry yeast 7 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting (1041 g of 00 flour) 6 tablespoons […]

Honey Garlic Sauce

Ingredients: 1/4 cup honey 3 Tbls Tamari or Soy sauce 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 Tbls sesame seeds toasted Recipe: Add 1/4 cup honey & 3 Tbls Tamari (or soy sauce) and minced garlic. Heat up sauce until it boils. reduce heat and stir for about 1 minute. Then remove from heat. Add 1 Tbls […]

Thousand Island

This is super good and I put it on just about everything. Ingredients I doubled the recipe but here are the original amounts. I will put changes off to the side with the doubled quantity. 1/2 clove garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt plus more to taste 3/4 cup prepared or homemade mayonnaise (I used […]

Kettle Corn

This one is so simple and yet so gooooooooood. YUM! 1/4 cup plain oil. 1/3 cup sugar1/2 cup popcorn Heat the oil and a few kernals of corn to see if it is hot enough. Once popped add the sugar and 1/2 cup of popcorn. Cover with parchment paper and then the lid. Shake from […]

Wagon Wheel Pasta

This one was sent to me by the boss man himself. Nick Davis told me this is one of his families favorites. That is good enough for me to give it a go and I am so glad I did! Ingredients: 1 lb lean ground beef or ground turkey 2 cups wagon wheel pasta, uncooked […]

Smoked Corn Beef + Dressing

Ingredients : BBQ Sauce Buckley Farms Corned Beef Brisket… 3-5 LBs (I did a 3.89 lb one last time) Time: 15 min and 5 – 6 hour cook Set smoker to 275 Step 1: Remove from package. Rinse and pat dry. (Or you can use the packet and let sit in water bath for a […]

Fruit and Nut Granola

This recipe is a nice quick and easy Granola that is Gluten Free and tasty for all! give it a try as I am sure you will love it. Ingredients: 6 Cups old fashioned rolled oats2 cups sliced almonds or any mixture of chopped, raw nuts and seeds to equal 2 cups (see note)1 teaspoon […]

Ed’s Spiced Crackers

The easiest way to make these crackers is to purchase the mix.  If you go to Amazon and type in ‘Savory party crackers mix’ you will see the mix Ed used.  If you wish, it can be recreated to a degree following the recipe below.  It’s very similar.   1 2/3 cups canola oil 1 […]

Instant Pot Potato Masala (Dosa Aloo)

This recipe comes from another food blogger Cook with Manal. See the original post here I love this one as it cooks up fast in an instapot! This is all made in one pot. It is Vegan and also gluten-free! Time less than 30 minutes INGREDIENTS: 1.5 tablespoon oil (I used avocado) 1/2 teaspoon black […]

Delicious Dal

I got this recipe from a friend. She made this and it was so scrumptious. You must give this meal a shot. Ingredients: 1 bag lentils ** Serve with rice & Spinach 1 or 2 cans of coconut milk red, yellow or orange peppers ( 3/4 cup) 3/4 cup onions chopped 2 TBSP chopped garlic […]

Neapolitan Pizza Dough Batch

Ingredients: 1074 g of 00 flour 644 g water 32 g salt 1/8 tsp. active dry yeast Directions: Pour the water in a mixing bowl. Add the salt. Add the yeast and let it sit for about 2-3 minutes. Add flour and mix in standing mixer. Now turn out to a counter and kneed for […]

Energy Balls

This one is a great little recipe that I have used over and over again. It is wonderful for a little pick me up in your day. Check these out and you wont regret it, for sure! These come from this list they are just copied here for my convenience. White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Energy […]


This recipe was given to me by my buddy Jason. He and I were chatting and chatting and then I realized the time. I said oh no! I wont have time to cook a good dinner for the people I had coming over. He shot me this recipe (Here is the original recipe video) and […]

Thai Chicken salad

This recipe comes from Pinch of Yum site and it super delicious. I really like the peanut sauce that this recipe comes with. This one is super yummy. Give it a try today! Salad Ingredients: 3–4 cups cooked shredded chicken 1 head of green cabbage (3–4 cups shredded) 1–2 large carrots (2 cups grated) 1 […]

Michael’s Pretzel Mix!

Ok, so just that we are all clear on this I love pretzels and spent most of my youth eating as much of them as I could. Now with flavored pretzels all the rage, I want to eat those too. However, the cost is high and the ingredient list is long and unpronounceable. Soooo, I […]

Liqurian Focaccia

Ok this recipe is not mine or anything, but like many of the recipes on here I just want to curriate some good recipes for myself to use in the future. This one come from the site for the book SALT FAT ACID HEAT which is a fabulos book and now Netflix show. Check it […]

White Chicken Chili

This recipe is soooooo good and super easy. *** You really should add the toppings they make such a difference on this chili. This recipe was the genius of the Chunky Chef. Here is the original recipe. INGREDIENTS: 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts trimmed of excess fat (You can even pop in frozen chicken […]

Homemade Ramen Noodles…

Hello everyone… I have really been enjoying making noodle bowls. I found a great recipe to make these noodle on the site Pinch and Swirl here is the orignial post. Below is my quick post on how to make these babies. Ingrediants: 3 cups all-purpose flour (408g)1 teaspoon fine sea salt1 teaspoon baking soda2 large […]

Flank Steak with onions and garlic marinade.

This recipe comes once again from my mother. She has made this for years and I love it. It is simple to make and tastes so good. Give this one a try, you will not regret it! Ingredients: 1 Flank Steak. The last one I used was 1.5 LB. 1 bunch of green onions. I […]

Nanna Salad Dressing

Ingredients: A bit of Mayo (about 1/3 cup)Some Red Wine Vinegar (about a teaspoon at a time) Some Sugar (one teaspoon at a time) Directions: Ok, this one is really simple and one that my mom always just tosses together. She really doesn’t have a recipe she just whips it up and tastes throughout. So […]

Pizza Dough – Italian 00

So I make a lot of pizza and this is my go to dough recipe. I got it on Root Kitchen and you can find the original post here.    Ingredients: 18-20 oz flour, preferably Italian 00 or bread flour (I use 00 from amazon) 1 1/2 cups warm water 1 tsp instant yeast2 tsp salt (I […]

Tuna Tartare

I love this recipe… My friends Anthony and Stephanie were here from Paris. Their daughter, no my god-daughter, loves Tuna Tartare and I have never made it before. So I went on the hunt to find something that she would love and I think I found it. This recipe comes from William Sonoma site. See […]

Sushi Rice

This recipe comes from one of my favorite chefs Alton Brown. See the original recipe here Additionally, here is a video of one of my favs on youtube about how to roll sushi. Watch Here Ingredients: 2 cups sushi or short grain rice 2 cups water, plus extra for rinsing rice 2 Tbls rice vinegar […]

Momma Matera’s Quick and Easy Rib Recipe!

The name says it all. This one comes from good old Babs! She has put together ribs from Mila and me so many times I had to capture this recipe. Enjoy!  Ingredients: 2-3 racks of St. Louis style pork ribs1 Custom Pork rub Garlic SaltBBQ sauce   Directions: 1. preheat oven to 300 degrees 2. […]

Cool Cucumber Cheese Dream

This recipe was given to me by my friend Joanna. It is so crazy flavorful and I loved it instantly. Give this one a whirl for a party or just to have for a few guest. Make sure you give the spread at least 3 hours to come togeter.  Ingredients: 1 package Cream cheese (I […]