recipes

pulled pork nachos

Pork, again! What can I say, we love it around here. This nacho recipe is one of my most popular among friends. It’s super easy and super tasty!

whole chicken – oven vs. crockpot

A full chicken?! It is FAR easier than you realize to cook a whole bird and you get a ton of fantastic meat out of it. It can be cheaper than buying an already cooked rotisserie chicken from the store and you can experiment to make it taste how you […]

pan fried pork chops

My husband is asked quite frequently what he likes most about my cooking – cuisines, recipes, ingredients. He is my biggest fan and most considerate critic! Luckily, he says he can count on ONE hand the number of meals he hasn’t enjoyed in 8 years of marriage. I consider that […]

bacon and egg rice bowls

Who doesn’t love a runny egg? Well, maybe it’s just me. But this is one of my very easy and random creations that we have in our house now probably once a week for dinner!

caprese

Another simple side dish or appetizer! Everyone likes it in the summer. But if you grow basil inside during the winter, you can have it all year round.

brussels sprouts and bacon

Sprouts. I used to think they were gross. Now, they are one of my favorite veggies EVER. You simply have to figure out how to cook them properly.

paella

Oh, paella. How I love thee. I used to think this was such a difficult recipe so I stayed away from cooking it. Then, I tried it at a restaurant once and KNEW I could recreate it with a little bit of practice. So can you!

r&r ragu (triple r sauce)

I tried to make a famous chef’s complicated Ragu recipe the other night for my bff and her family. Ragu… it takes a LONG time to get it just right. As in, 4 hours. However, in true mom fashion..

scallops with carrot puree

Scallops are literally my favorite food. If we go out and they are on the menu, 99% of the time, I will be ordering them. They are expensive! But!…

raleigh’s chicken

Raleigh eats this simple chicken breast every time it is served. Remy likes it too! When asked what he likes best that mommy cooks, he always says “Chicken!” I hope your kiddos like it too!