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Category: Entree

Lemon Dill Garlic Butter Salmon

As a kid, I wasn’t a huge salmon fan. Something about the fishiness and the grey flaky skin always freaked me out when my mom served it to me. It was definitely one of those things I dreaded when she said that’s what was for dinner. If she had served me this salmon that’s drenched …

Quick Teriyaki Shrimp and Asparagus

This Teriyaki Shrimp and Asparagus is one of those recipes that is perfect for those busy weeknights. Throw a few ingredients together in a pan, make a sauce, and call it done. Not to mention it makes great leftovers to take to work to next day too. ? Traditional teriyaki sauce is typically a combination of …

Paella Inspired Shrimp and Chorizo Dish

This Shrimp and Chorizo dish is perfect for when you want all of the flavors of a paella, but not enough time to do it. It’s totally enough to impress all your friends too and easy enough to do after work. A paella usually has a toasted layer of rice on the bottom of the …

Pork Ramen

Living in a small town doesn’t bode well when you’re craving something like ramen. Usually I’d end up making Chicken flavored Top Ramen and hope that one day a ramen place would open up around here. Then I took it into my own hands. I was going to attempt an authentic ramen. I did a …

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sliders

This is probably the easiest pulled pork you’ll ever make. It’s only three ingredients all thrown in the crock pot then set it and forget it… Until the house smells amazing and you have trouble resisting eating all the pork.

Snowed In Stir Fry

Alright…. Let me be the first to say that kielbasa is notttt my first choice for a stir fry protein. When you’re snowed in and already ate the chicken you bought to prepare for the “storm of the century”, looking at you Blizzard ’16, you only have so many options. I had gone to the …

Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken

With Blizzard 2016 around the corner and my oven conveniently not working, I decided a slow cooker meal would be perfect for the lazy snow days. This Balsamic Chicken is so easy and quick to put together and leaves your house smelling wonderful all day long. It’s one of those dishes that you put together, …

Slow Simmered Marinara Sauce

I feel like one thing anyone who cooks strives for is to have their own sauce recipe. After years of eating sauce from the jar, my eyes were opened to the freshness of homemade sauce when I attempted to make it myself. Even the first attempt with just some tomatoes and herbs, something clicked. I …

Fresh Egg Noodles

If you’re interested in the science behind food (?), this article is fascinating. They set up different experiments to find out how to make the best fresh pasta changing ratios in the flour, egg vs. water, resting times, and how to mix and knead.  After reading it I was determined to make perfect pasta. The first …

Quick Baked Turkey Meatballs

Meatballs are one of those things that make an awesome base. You can throw some barbecue or marinara on them or eat them plain. I personally recommend this Maple Brown Sugar BBQ Sauce I made in the last post. ? They are also perfect for an appetizer or as a part of an entree. It’s …