Tag | “Basil”

Oxtail Stew | Offal | Week 04

Before anyone argues that oxtail isn't offal. Technically, it is. I wasn't nearly brave enough to try hearts...
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Tyrion's Leg of Lamb | Book Inspired Meals | Week 10

"'You want eat?' Mord asked, glowering. He had a plate of boiled beans in one thick hand. Tyrion Lannister was...
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Herb & Citrus Chicken | Herbs | Week 17

One of the many things I love about spring is the natural boost in flavor our foods can get. Sure you can grow herbs...
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Bento Box Challenge

Well after this week's challenge, I can pretty confidently say my lunches and dinners are covered for the week. Now...
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Hibiscus, Rose, and Lime Cupcakes with Candied Violas | Flowers | Week 19

Alright, alright, I know. I've been really bad about keeping up with recipes this last week. Fortunately, I have a...
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BBQ Ranch Pasta Salad | Barbecue | Week 20

Barbecue season is upon us folks, which means we get to slather our favorite sweet stuff on pretty much everything...
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Baked Choriziti

I've been on a chorizo kick lately. With chorizo topped chicken waffles, surf 'n' turf bites,...
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Land & Sea Paella

Welcome folks to the very first READER SUGGESTION RECIPE! So what if that reader was my mom. She deserves the...
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Pesto Pork Chops

I've been growing a lot of my own herbs, and with all of the rainy and warm weather lately, there's recently been an...
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Sweet & Sriracha Angry Orchard Pork Chops

Back in my early blogging days, I created a simple recipe for Angry Orchard pork chops and it quickly became...
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Single Serving Mini Lasagna

Sometimes you really crave lasagna, but you’re home alone and don’t want to eat lasagna by yourself for the next...
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Tentacle Soup | Avatar: The Last Airbender Recipes

One of the most adorable creatures in the Avatar universe has to be the pentapus, which is the five tentacled sibling...
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Brioche Grilled Cheese | Think Local

We're finally moved into our new home in Medina and have started to explore our town. Every Saturday on the...
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Sundried Tomato & Avocado Roll Ups

I like to have a vegetarian option available at every party I host, but I also want the vegetarian option to...
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Pizza Twists

When we first moved to our new home, I was constantly seeking out quick, twenty-minutes-or-less recipes that I could...
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Ahi Tuna Steaks with Pineapple Mango Salsa

I've been looking forward to this week's challenge for some time: steakhouse! I purchased some frozen ahi tuna...
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Margarita Pizza with Homemade Pizza Sauce

So I've been catching up on posting my weekly challenge recipes - don't get me wrong, I've completed every week on...
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How to Make a Test Run Turkey

Under pressure to prepare the perfect turkey for Thanksgiving? I’ve been thinking about Thanksgiving for months now,...
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French Bread Pizza | Jimmy John's Day Old Bread

Did you know that (most) Jimmy John's will give out any bread they didn't use the day before for a discounted price?...
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Pasta Puttanesca | A Series of Unfortunate Recipes

Anyone else binge through A Series of Unfortunate Events this past weekend? I know I've been looking forward to it ever...
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Beginner's Guide to Spices

Tonight I am going to teach you all about the importance of using spices in your cooking! Many people are...
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One Pan Sriracha Honey Shrimp & Asparagus | 20 Minute Meals

I'm always searching for easy meals that take minimal effort on my part - and well this dish checks all the marks:...
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Homemade Bruschetta

A few weeks ago, I discovered that it's actually incredibly easy to make your own mozzarella cheese at home in...
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Chicken Parmesan STUFFED Meatballs

Chicken parm is one of my favorite, easy-weeknight meals. Lately, my local grocery has been running lots of deals on...
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Zucchini Boats | Garden Recipes

My garden is pumping out gigantic zucchini – at three to four pounds apiece, they are almost bigger than my dog...
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Panzanella

Ever get a nice loaf of crusty bread with every intent on eating the entire thing in basically one sitting, to only get...
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Instant Pot Gumbo

Gumbo is a traditional New Orleans stew that is made up of a variety of meats and veggies. Straight from the bayou and...
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KNOW YOUR: Herbs & Spices

Everything that is exciting and healthy seems to have twenty-five ingredients or more! What gives? Well, turns...
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Pineapple Salsa

If you are looking for an impressively easy salsa for your next cookout, look no further than this pineapple...
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Creamy Lemon Basil Shrimp Noodles

All the best flavors of the summer are coming together to play out the season on a flavorful note. One of my...
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Lemon Basil Shrimp Noodles

I'm craving warmer weather, if you can't tell. It's barely winter and I'm already wishing it were summer - that's where...
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Caprese Benedict

My vegetable garden is pumping out more tomatoes and zucchini than I know what to do with, so I’m trying to get...
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Homemade Pasta Sauce

It’s time to get a little saucy - pasta saucy that is. Today we are making a homemade pasta sauce from heirloom...
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Grown-Up SpaghettiOs (with Vodka Sauce and Turkey Meatballs)

Just because I’m an “adult” doesn’t mean I can’t let my inner-child out to play every once in a...
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