Monday Is Meatloaf

Monday Is Meatloaf

I cook what I want, I cook what I need

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Classic Chicken Parmesan

Classic Chicken Parmesan

A true classic chicken parmesan dish when executed properly is a comforting and satisfying dish that will be a star of your Sunday dinner repertoire. I will tell you up front that this is time consuming to prepare, however, it is well worth it. So […]

Tomato Butter Onion Sauce

Tomato Butter Onion Sauce

This sauce is nothing short of incredible! Three key ingredients that when combined and stewed turn in to one of the best sauces you will ever eat. Of course, this is slightly adapted from the master of Italian Cooking, Marcella Hazan, in her book Essentials […]

Grilled Lemon Herb Trout

Grilled Lemon Herb Trout

I’ve never had the opportunity to have Rainbow Trout. I know…this is a huge oversight in my foodie adventures! My local grocery store had some on sale and I’ve always wanted to try it so I picked some up for lunch one day. I decided […]

Smoky Deviled Eggs

Smoky Deviled Eggs

With Easter having passed and graduation parties coming up I couldn’t resist making my smoky deviled eggs. These are a family favorite that I’ve been making for years.

Quick Sweet Orange Savory Tilapia Dinner

Quick Sweet Orange Savory Tilapia Dinner

Rushing home after a long week at work on a Friday night I thought back to the Tilapia I had taken out for dinner that morning. How to prepare? Everyone was tired of the same old blackened fish, so I quickly whipped up some quick […]

Perfect Easy Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Perfect Easy Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

These are hands down the best…I kid you not…Perfect Easy Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Meatballs!
I have been struggling with what to do with ground chicken. I know the PC response is to say I’ve been cooking with it forever and a day so I know exactly what to do with it…but…I haven’t. However, I made this and tested it on my kid’s who have a very discriminating palate.

Easy Blackened Barramundi Fish

Easy Blackened Barramundi Fish

Barramundi, also known as Asian sea bass, is a freshwater fish found mostly in the West Pacific area. At my local grocery store in the US it is farmed, and available for order through your local fish monger. I recently discovered this delicacy and simply […]

Easy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Easy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Peanut butter cookies are the bomb, but peanut butter chocolate chip cookies are even better! I was looking for a sweet treat that could curb my craving but didn’t want something so over the top that I would go into sugar shock. I decided I would add chocolate to my usual peanut butter cookies.
My peanut butter chocolate chip cookies turned out great, and fit the bill perfectly!

Meatloaf  With Tomatoes and Sauerkraut

Meatloaf With Tomatoes and Sauerkraut

Nothing says home like Mom’s meatloaf with sauerkraut and tomatoes, or comfort food. While a traditional meatloaf is good, one that is stuffed with goodies like tomatoes and sauerkraut is even better. When I first started making this years ago, I was not a lover […]

Healthier Chocolate Banana Oat Bread

Healthier Chocolate Banana Oat Bread

Nothing beats a good quick bread. It’s simple, and easy to make. This healthier chocolate banana oat bread is packed with protein. This makes a great grab and go breakfast that can be made ahead and kept on hand for breakfast during the work week.