Lemon and Herb Spaghetti

Ingredients: 1/2 lb of Spaghetti 1/4 cup of Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/2 cup of Fresh Parsley 1 Tbsp of Fresh Oregano Leaves 1 Tbsp of Fresh Thyme 1 Clove of Garlic 1/4 cup (or to taste) of Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice zest of 1/2 of a Lemon Salt and Pepper, to taste

Pasta with Sausage and Artichoke Hearts

Ingredients: 12 oz of Penne pasta or Ziti 1 lb of Italian Sausage, casings removed 4 Tbsp of Olive Oil 1 14 oz Jar of Artichoke Hearts in Brine, removed from the brine and patted very dry 2 Cloves of Garlic, minced 2 Tbsp of Parsley, chopped 2 Tbsp of Unsalted Butter 1/2 cup of […]

Salisbury Steaks

Ingredients: For the patties: 1-1/2 lb of Ground Beef 2 Tbsp of Grated Onion 1 Egg 1/2 cup of Bread Crumbs 2 tsp of Worcestershire Sauce 1 Tbsp of Ketchup Salt and Pepper, to taste For the Sauce: 3 Tbsp of Unsalted Butter 1 Onion, sliced into half moon sliced 8oz of Cremini Mushrooms, sliced […]

Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake

Ingredients: Crust: 1-1/2 cups of Graham Cracker Crumbs 2 Tbsp of Sugar 6 Tbsp of Melted Butter Filling: 4 8oz Packages of Cream Cheese 1 cup of Granulated Sugar 1 tsp of Vanilla Paste or Vanilla extract Zest of 1/2 of a Lemon, optional 3/4 cup of Sour Cream 4 Eggs 3 Tbsp of Flour […]

Chicken Kiev

Ingredients: 4 6oz Chicken Breasts, butterflied and pounded thinly 4 Tbsp of Unsalted Butter, cold 3 Tbsp of Chopped Parsley 2 Tbsp of Chopped Chives or green onions 1 tsp of Dried Dill 1 Clove of Garlic, minced 1 tsp of Lemon Zest 1/2 cup of Flour 2 Eggs 2 Tbsp of Milk 1-1/2 cups […]

Honey And Thyme Roasted Carrots and Parsnips

Ingredients: 1 lb of Carrots, Peeled 1 lb of Parsnips, peeled 2-1/2 Tbsp of Honey 2 Tbsp of Vegetable Oil 1 Tbsp of Fresh Thyme Leaves Salt and Pepper, to taste

Hasselback Potatoes

Ingredients: 4 Yukon Gold Potatoes, scrubbed clean 6 Tbsp of Unsalted Butter 3 Cloves of Garlic, peeled and smashed 1 Sprig of Rosemary Olive Oil Salt and Pepper, to taste

Monte Cristo Sandwiches

Ingredients: 6 Slices of White Sandwich Bread 4 Slices of Deli Turkey 4 Slices of Gouda 1 Tbsp of Mayo 1 tsp of Prepared Yellow Mustard 3 Eggs Splash of milk (a little less than 1/4 cup) Seasoned Salt, to taste 1 Tbsp of Vegetable Oil 2 Tbsp of Butter

Brussels Sprouts with Onions and Pancetta

Ingredients: 10 oz of Brussels Sprouts 4 oz of Pancetta, chopped into small dice 1 Tbsp of Olive Oil 1 Small Red or Yellow Onion, thinly sliced 1 Tbsp of Unsalted Butter 1 Tbsp of Fresh Chopped Parsley Salt and Pepper, to taste

Parmesan Sauteed Mushrooms

Ingredients: 16 oz of Cremini Mushrooms, halved if really big or left whole if they are on the smaller side 4 Cloves of Garlic 2 Tbsp of Olive Oil 2 Tbsp of Unsalted Butter 1/4 cup of Water 2 Sprigs of Thyme, stems removed and leaves roughly chopped 2 Tbsp of Heavy Cream 2 Tbsp […]

Sweet Potato Casserole

Ingredients: For the sweet potato base: 2-1/2 lb of sweet potatoes cooked at 350 for about 1 and half hour, or until tender 2 Eggs 1/4 cup of Granulated Sugar 1/4 cup Whole Milk 1/4 cup of Brown Sugar 1/4 cup of Unsalted Butter softened at room temperature 1/2 tsp Salt For the Topping: 1/4 […]

Mini Turkey Meatball Pot Pies

Ingredients: For the Meatballs: 1-1/2 lb of Ground Turkey 1 Clove of Garlic, minced 1 Egg 1/4 cup of Bread Crumbs 1 tsp of Poultry Seasoning Salt and Pepper, to taste For the remaining recipe: 1 Sheet Store-Bought Puff Pastry, thawed 2 Large Carrots, peeled and diced 1 Large Onion, diced 2 Stalks of Celery, […]

Kale, Apple and Walnut Salad

Ingredients: Dressing: 1/4 cup of Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 tsp of Whole Grain Mustard 2 Tbsp of Champagne Vinegar 1/2 tsp of Honey Salt and Pepper For the Salad: 1 Bunch of Kale, leaves removed from the stem and leaves cut into bite size pieces 1 Granny Smith Apple, peeled and sliced 1/4 cup […]

Milk Gelato (Italian Ice Cream)

400ml Milk (1.69 cups) 100ml Heavy Cream (3.4 fl oz) 80g Sugar (2.8 oz) 1 tsp Vanilla Extract Chocolate Square, optional

Apple Dumplings

Ingredients: For the Pie Crust: 3 cups of All Purpose Flour 10 Tbsp Cold Butter, cut into cubes 1/2 cup of Cold Vegetable Shortening, cut into cubes 1/2 tsp Salt 6 to 8 Tbsp of Ice Water For the Apples: 4 Granny Smith Apples, peeled and halved 8 tsp of Butter Ground Cinnamon For the […]

Pumpkin Granola Muffins

Ingredients: 1-1/2 cups of All Purpose Flour 1 cup of Granulated Sugar 1 cup of Pumpkin Puree 1 tsp of Baking Soda 1/2 tsp of Baking Powder 1/4 tsp of Salt 1 Tbsp of Pumpkin Pie Spice 1 tsp of Vanilla Extract 2 Eggs 1/4 cup of Vegetable Oil 1/4 cup of Whole Milk 1-1/2 […]

Tortellini with Creamy Butternut Squash

Ingredients: 3 cups Cubed Butternut squash 1 Shallot, chopped Few Leaves of Fresh Sage 1/4 cup of Heavy Cream 1/2 cup of Freshly Grated Parmigiano Reggiano 8.8 oz Bag of Three Cheese Tortellini 5 cups of Vegetable Stock 2 Tbsp of Olive Oil Salt and Pepper, to taste

Spaghetti Bolognese

Ingredients: serves 6 800g extra lean beef mince/ground 2 tbsp olive oil 1 red onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 carrot, diced 1 zucchini, diced 1 red capsicum, diced 1 small head broccoli, cut into small florets 2 tsp dried oregano 2 tbsp roughly chopped basil, plus extra leaves, to serve 700g jar […]

Chorizo Potato Salad

Ingredients: 5 large red potatoes 2 chorizo, diced 1 cup whole egg mayonnaise 1 tbls lemon juice 1 tsp smokey paprika salt & pepper to season 1 cup kidney beans 1 cup flat leaf parsley

Italian Snickers Brownies

Ingredients: 1/2 cup of Unsalted Butter, softened at room temperature 10 oz of Semisweet Chocolate, melted 1 cup of Granulated Sugar 1/4 tsp of salt 2 eggs 1 cup of flour 2-1/2 tbsp of Cocoa powder 1/2 tsp of Instant espresso powder 1 cup of Chopped up Snickers

Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Ingredients: 1 lb of Shredded Cooked Chicken 1 Small Onion, diced 12 to 14 Small Corn or Flour Tortillas 1 4oz can of Mild Green Chilies 2-1/2 cups of Shredded Mexican Blend Cheese 2 14oz can of Red Enchilada Sauce 1 tsp of Chili Powder 1 tsp of Cumin 1/4 tsp of Dried Oregano 3 […]

Deep Dish Tomato Pie

Ingredients: 1 1lb Balls of Pizza Dough 1-1/2 cups or so of Passata or any seedless tomato puree 2 cups of Cherry Tomatoes, halved or quartered if they are very big 4 Cloves of Garlic, minced Fresh Basil A pinch of Dried Oregano Extra Virgin Olive Oil Salt and Pepper, to taste

Cilantro Lime Chicken and Rice

Ingredients: 1 ½ cups of Cooked White Rice 1 Small Yellow Onion, minced 3 Cloves of Garlic, minced 1 tsp of Cumin 1 tsp of Chili Powder 1 tsp of Granulated Garlic 1 ¼ lb of Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs, cut into large chunks, 3 Tbsp of Vegetable Oil ½ cup of Chicken Stock Zest […]

Flaky Buttery Biscuits

Ingredients: 2 cups of Self Rising Flour 1-1/2 tsp of Baking Powder 1/4 tsp of Baking Soda 1/2 tsp of Salt 1-1/2 Tbsp of Sugar 1/3 cup of Cold Unsalted Butter cold and cut into tiny little pieces 1 cup of Buttermilk

Cajun Chicken Pasta

Ingredients: 3/4 lb of Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs, cut into bite size pieces 12 oz of Linguine or Pasta of your Choice 1 Red Bell Pepper, cut into strips 1 Yellow Bell Pepper, cut into strips 1 Yellow Onion, cut into half moon slices 8 oz Cremini Mushrooms, sliced 4 Cloves of Garlic 2 Tbsp […]

Jelly Roll Ice Cream Bombe

Ingredients: 1-1/4 cup of All Purpose Flour 3/4 cup of Granulated Sugar 4 Eggs, separated 1/4 cup of Milk 1 tsp of Baking Powder 1/2 tsp of Salt 1 tsp of Vanilla Paste or Extract 1/2 cup of Strawberry Jam Strawberry Ice Cream, you will need about 4 cups or so of ice cream. Mango […]

Fettuccine Bolognese

Ingredients: serves 6 1 large brown onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1kg Beef Mince 5 mushrooms, sliced 1 cup basil leave, torn 2 cans Whole tomatoes salt & pepper to season 1 packet Fettuccini Pasta Serve with optional basil leaves & parmesan cheese

Orange Chicken

Ingredients: 1-1/4 lb of Boneless Skinless Chicken thighs, cut into bite size pieces 1 Egg White 2 Tbsp of Cornstarch Salt and Pepper, to taste Vegetable Oil For the sauce: 1 cup of Chicken Stock 1/4 cup of Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice (from about 1 large orange) Zest of One Large Orange 3 Tbsp of […]

Cheddar Stuffed Burgers

Ingredients: 2 lb of Ground Beef 3 Cloves of garlic, minced 1 Tbsp of Worcestershire Sauce 1/4 cup of BBQ Sauce 1/2 cup of Shredded Sharp Cheddar 8 Hamburger Buns, buttered and toasted 1/4 cup of Mayo 2 Tbsp of Ketchup Sliced Dill Pickles Sliced Tomatoes Lettuce 2 Yellow Onions 1 Tbsp of Butter 1 […]

Stuffed Focaccia

Ingredients: 2 1-lb Balls of Pizza Dough 1 cup of Marinated Artichoke Hearts, Drained 1 cup of Marinated Mushrooms, drained 1 cup of Roasted Peppers 1/2 cup of Kalamata Olives, pitted and chopped 1 cup of Baby Spinach, finely chopped 2 cups of Shredded Mozzarella 2 Sprigs of Chopped Rosemary Olive Oil Sea Salt and […]

Grilled Corn Guacamole

Ingredients: 2 Avocados 2 Ears of Fresh Corn 3 Scallions 1 Jalapeno, seeded (you might want to just use half if it’s too spicy for your liking) 1/4 cup (or more) of Chopped Cilantro 1 Lime 2 Tbsp of Melted Butter 1 tsp of Smoked Paprika Salt and Pepper, to taste

Chicken Satay Skewers

Ingredients: For the Marinade 1/4 cup of Lemongrass, roughly chopped 1/4 cup of Green Onions, roughly chopped 1 Red Chili, roughly chopped 2 Cloves of Garlic, chopped 1 Tbsp of Chopped Ginger Fresh Coriander 2 Tbsp of Fish Sauce 1/4 cup of Soy Sauce 3 Tbsp of Vegetable Oil 1 Tbsp of Brown Sugar 1-1/2 […]

Savory Ricotta Tart

Ingredients for 6 thin portions: 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs, toasted in some olive oil olive oil to coat pan 2 large eggs 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper cayenne or other hot peppers to taste 1/4 cup fresh chopped or torn basil 1 tbsp chopped Italian parsley tiny pinch nutmeg 1 1/2 […]

Italian Summer Rolls

Ingredients: 2 oz of Thin Rice noodles, cooked and rinsed according to package instructions 6 or 8 (depending on the size) Large Rice Paper Rounds 1 Red Bell Pepper Thinly Sliced 1/2 of a Cucumber, sliced into thin matchsticks 5 Green Onions, thinly sliced into matchsticks 1 Carrot, peeled and shredded 1/4 cup of Chopped […]

Funnel Cakes

Ingredients: 1-3/4 cups of Milk (plus more if necessary) 2-1/2 cups of All Purpose Flour 2 Eggs 1/4 cup of Granulated Sugar 1/2 tsp of Salt 1 Tbsp of Baking Powder 1 tsp of Vanilla Extract Vegetable Oil for Frying Confectioner Sugar

One Pot Chicken and Rice

Ingredients: 1 Yellow Onion, diced 1 Red Bell Pepper, diced 4 Cloves of Garlic, minced 1 Tbsp of Paprika 1 tsp of Granulated Onion 2 tsp of Granulated Garlic A small pinch of Saffron Threads 2 lbs of Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs, cut into bite size pieces 2 cups of Long Grain White Rice 3 […]

Sicilian Pizza

Ingredients: 2 1-lb Balls of Pizza Dough 2 cups of your Favorite Pizza Sauce or Marinara Sauce 2 cups of Shredded Mozzarella 2 Tbsp of Olive Oil Sliced Pepperoni, optional

Berry Trifle

Ingredients: 4 cups of Mixed Berries, washed, dried and strawberries sliced 1-1/2 cups of Heavy Cream 3/4 cup of Lemon Curd 1/4 cup of Confectioner Sugar 1/2 cup of Strawberry Jam Juice of 1 Orange 1/2 Vanilla Extract 1 Loaf of Pound Cake, homemade or storebought, sliced

Dessert Pizza

Ingredients: 1-1/4 cups of All Purpose Flour 1/2 tsp of Baking Powder 1/2 tsp of Salt 1/4 tsp of Baking Soda 1 cup of Unsalted Butter at room temperature 1 cup of Granulated Sugar 1 Egg 1 tsp of Vanilla Paste For the topping: 8oz of Cream Cheese, softened at room temperature 1 cup of […]

Veggie Quiche

Ingredients: 1 9” Homemade or Store Bought Pie Crust 5 Asparagus Spears, trimmed and diced 1/4 cup of Fresh Shelled Peas 1/2 of a Yellow Squash, diced 1 Tbsp of Olive Oil 1 tsp of Herbs de Provence 5 Eggs 1/2 cups of Heavy Cream 1/2 cup of Grated Gryere Cheese Salt and Pepper, to […]

Egg Salad Sandwich

Ingredients: 8 Hard Boiled Eggs 1/3 cup of Mayo 1 Tbsp of Dijon Mustard 2 Tbsp of Finely Chopped Chives 1 tsp of Granulated Garlic 1/2 tsp (or more) of Lemon Juice Salt and Pepper to taste Soft White Bread Slices

Spring Vegetable Pasta

Ingredients: 10 oz of Short Cut Pasta such as penne, bow ties 2 Zucchini, diced 1 Yellow Squash, diced 4oz of Asparagus, trimmed and diced 4oz of Button Mushrooms, quartered 2 cups of Broccoli Florets 1 Red or Orange Bell Pepper, diced 2 cups of Halved Cherry Tomatoes 4 Cloves of Garlic 2 Tbsp of […]

Sloppy Joes

Ingredients: 1-1/2 pounds of Ground Beef 1 Small Yellow Onion 1 Red Bell Pepper, diced 4 Cloves of Garlic, minced 2 Tbsp of Olive Oil 1 tsp of Dry Mustard Powder 2 tsp of Paprika 2 tsp of Granulated Garlic Powder 2 tsp of Granulated Onion Powder 2 Tbsp of Brown Sugar 2 tsp of […]

BBQ Chicken Pizza

Ingredients: 1 1-lb ball of pizza dough 1/2 cup of BBQ Sauce 1/2 lb of Cooked Chicken Breast, cut into bite size pieces 1/4 of a Small Red Onion, thinly sliced, optional 1/4 cup of Pickled Sliced Jalapenos, optional 1/2 cup of Shredded Smoked Mozzarella 1 cup of Shredded Mozzarella

Orange Rolls

Ingredients: 1 Package of Dry Yeast 3/4 cup of Whole Milk 1/4 cup of Granulated Sugar 1/4 cup of Water, warmed up to 115 degrees 1/4 tsp of Vanilla Extract 1 Egg 1 tsp of Salt 1/4 cup of Unsalted Butter, melted 4 cups of All Purpose Flour 1/4 cup of Melted Butter, to brush […]

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