Eating In

I love going to restaurants and having an amazing meal. But sometimes, I really like the comforts of home more. I love to learn new recipes in order to make a restaurant quality meal at home. And there’s no drive home afterwards!

Birthday Party!

With my stepmother’s birthday coming back around, she requested the same dishes that I made...

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Short Rib Lasagne Part 1

Making the short rib sauce for the short rib lasagne for tomorrow. Once it has...

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WSM Smoked Pork Butt

Got up at 5am Sunday to do a long smoke on some pork butt. Had...

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Chicken Meatballs with Fregola Sarda and Kale

Another Blue Apron meal, Chicken Meatballs with Fregola Sarda and Kale with Sicilian tomato sauce.  I...

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Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes

The recipe made a ton! Really good, probably would add more lemon next time. (...

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Paddy’s Day Take Two!

Testing the Instant Pot theory of corned beef in 90 minutes!  So it was pretty...

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Weber Smokey Mountain Smoked Brisket

Smoked a 15# Prime beef brisket today. Started at noon, 9 hours on charcoal and...

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Bon Appetit’s Best Peanut Butter Cookies

Glenn loves peanut butter cookies, so when I came across this recipe from Bon Appetit,...

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Seared Chicken with Pan Sauce and Hash

Trying another Blue Apron meal, tonight is seared chicken with pan sauce and a potato,...

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National Margarita Day

It’s National Margarita Day! Cheers!  I confess, sometimes it’s easier to use a good mix,...

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Crispy Barramundi with Melted Leeks and Roasted Vegetables

Another Blue Apron meal. This time it’s Crispy Barramundi with melted leeks and roasted vegetables.  I...

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Asado Potatoes

Easy to make, and they look great! I’m in! I’ll have to put this in...

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

We don’t do much for Valentine’s Day. Usually it’s a nice dinner and some roses...

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Sunchoke Kale Casserole with Mornay Sauce

Another Blue Apron night. Sunchoke Kale Casserole with Mornay Sauce The servings so far have...

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Creamy Shrimp Spaghetti

Another Blue Apron night, Creamy Shrimp Spaghetti – definitely one to make again! I loved...

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Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas

Trying out Blue Apron! Glenn’s sister gifted us a week, this is Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas....

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Lemon Oregano Shrimp

Getting out of the takeout/take-home rut we got into over the holidays. Made lemon oregano...

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Christmas Knife

This year for Christmas, one of the coolest presents I got was a new Shun...

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Spiced Nuts a la Marcella

My step-father’s family Christmas wasn’t complete without these sweet little treats my step-father’s mother would...

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Mile High Apple Pie

For Christmas I was asked to bring a pie, so I decided to make a...

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