Buttery Garlic Baked Scallops

Big sea scallops topped with breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese and baked in butter and garlic until perfectly tender. A winner every time !! For those of you who have been following our blog for a few years now, it’s no secret how much I love seafood! Growing up on Long Island enabled me to eat fresh […]

Hamburger Helper Beef Stroganoff

The classic comfort food from your childhood made from scratch without the boxed preservatives.  Done in 30 minutes!   All you busy moms out there are going to love me after today’s post. There aren’t many things I can promise, but one thing I can …. this beef stroganoff dinner is on the table in […]

Chicken and Rice Enchillada Skillet

One skillet is all you need for this hearty, filling dinner that has all the flavors of your favorite chicken enchiladas, but with rice instead of  processed flour tortillas.    I’ve been making this chicken & rice enchilada dish for dinner for so long I can’t even tell you.  It is one of the easiest […]

Chicken Piccata

A perfect weeknight meal if there ever was one.   A super simple recipe with browned chicken breasts in an easy sauce made with chicken stock, lemon juice, butter and capers. If you are looking for an easy weeknight meal Chicken Piccata has to be one of my all time favorites. There is something so […]

How to Make a Killer Baked Ziti

Baked ziti should be an easy dish to make but often times gets dried out … let us show you how to make the best, moistest baked ziti that is a foolproof winner every time!  If you love the taste of perfectly cooked pasta, marinara sauce and the ooey cheesy comfort of lasagna but not […]

Creamy Parmesan Risotto with Oven Roasted Shrimp

Creamy risotto with a slight saltiness from parmesan cheese topped with juicy oven roasted shrimp.  Perfect meal for guests or your family.  If you are looking for a meal that is both fancy enough to serve to guests, yet also lends itself to a weeknight meal for your family, then this creamy risotto with parmesan […]

Honey Chipotle BBQ Sauce

A homemade bbq sauce that combines the sweetness of honey with the smokiness of  Chipotle adobe peppers – a perfect match! Let’s face it there is something about firing up that grill in the summer and getting a huge steak, chicken or ribs grilled to perfection isn’t there? But see here’s the thing.  It just […]

Juiciest Burger You’ll Ever Eat

This recipe has been in my family for over 10 years. They are simply hands down the juiciest most flavorful burgers I’ve ever had.   In almost 7 years running this food blog I’ve never once posted a recipe for burgers. How is this possible? Well you don’t have to worry because I’m here to […]

Remoulade Sauce

If you are in the market for a sauce that is so versatile it can go over seafood, Po Boys, Fish, chicken and even French fries, this is it! Holy smokes is this stuff good!   I think addictive may be a better word for it. Remoulade sauce from what I’ve learned originated in France […]

Homemade Mayonnaise (Low Carb/Keto/Paleo)

I put off making my own mayonnaise for a very long time. It is still one of the few processed foods remaining in our house. I think what put me off for so long was I read too many horror stories about it not emulsifying, being to runny, breaking up, etc that I just haven’t […]

Salisbury Steak in Mushroom Gravy from Scratch (with NO gravy mix)

A delicious easy weeknight dinner with tender beef patties smothered in a mushroom gravy made from scratch with no packaged gravy mixes! Salisbury steak is pure comfort food at its finest. Tender beef patties are simmered in a savory thick brown gravy until they are perfectly cooked.   Unfortunately if you try to look up […]

Roasted Garlic Shrimp Cocktail

I am a seafood lover, as most of you know, with shrimp cocktail ranking in the Top 3 of my all time favorite foods. I have ALWAYS boiled my shrimp when making shrimp cocktail until one day The Universe told me to turn on the TV and there was Ina Garten from the Food Network […]