Tag: Easy

Cabbage Roll Soup

Cabbage Roll Soup

No Stuffing Cabbage Rolls Required If you’ve ever made stuffed cabbage rolls, you know they are a little time consuming to make. This Stuffed Cabbage Roll Soup or “Unstuffed Cabbage Roll Soup” has all the flavor with a lot less effort and time. You can…

Thai Yellow Rice

Thai Yellow Rice

Rinse the Damn Rice!  People ask, “do I really need to rinse the rice? The short answer is yes. 100% yes you should rinse the rice. Some say it’s to rinse away some of the starches and prevent clumpy rice, some say it’s to remove…

Thai Chicken Satay with Peanut Chili Sauce

Thai Chicken Satay with Peanut Chili Sauce

How Popular is Chicken Satay? Hold onto your hat because it is way more popular than I had expected. It was listed at 14th on the World’s 50 Best Foods List compiled by CNN through a Facebook poll of over 35,000 votes in September of…

Corned Beef Mac & Cheese

Corned Beef Mac & Cheese

St. Patrick’s day is over, What can you do with leftover corned beef? Make this Corned Beef Mac & Cheese. It’s an easy, cheesy comfort food in a bowl. If you’re like me, you cooked a large Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner because it so…

Dill Smashed Sheet Pan Baby Potatoes

Dill Smashed Sheet Pan Baby Potatoes

Sheet Pan Anything is Amazing And these dill seasoned smashed sheet pan potatoes are no exception. They’re a nice and easy side for so many dishes. I love to serve them with baked salmon or my smoked salmon and cream cheese quiche (recipes coming soon)…

Mexican Fudge Brownies & Raspberry Sauce

Mexican Fudge Brownies & Raspberry Sauce

Chocolate and Spice is Definitely Nice! These Mexican fudge brownies are not very spicy, but they will certainly heat things up. Perfect for date night, Valentine’s Day, Cinco de Mayo or any other day.  Ménage à trois… Ooh la la! No, Pepé, not that kind…

Butternut Squash Mash with Sage Brown Butter

Butternut Squash Mash with Sage Brown Butter

Should You Roast or Boil Butternut Squash Before Mashing?  Honestly, either would work, but here are some reasons that I prefer roasting my butternut squash instead boiling it. It’s much easier than peeling and chopping (I literally hate peeling and chopping butternut squash), you get…

3 Minute Microwave Asparagus

3 Minute Microwave Asparagus

How to cook asparagus in the microwave   I actually feel silly posting this, but I have had people ask me how to cook asparagus so many times, that I thought I might as well put it out there. There are many other fancier ways…

Spicy Creole Rémoulade

Spicy Creole Rémoulade

This delicious Spicy Creole Rémoulade goes great with our Lion’s Mane “Faux” Crab Cakes as well as many other foods such as fried calamari, fish — think grown up fish sticks, or even french fries. It’s basically a condiment, so put in on anything you want.…

Lion’s Mane Crab Cakes

Lion’s Mane Crab Cakes

How Can You Make a Crab Cake without Crab? If you don’t know about this mushroom, the Lion’s Mane Mushroom (Hericium Erinaceus),  is a choice edible mushroom, it has major health benefits, and has a similar taste and texture as crab meat. This is why it makes a wonderful…

Lemon & Garlic Roasted Green Beans

Lemon & Garlic Roasted Green Beans

Light, Healthy, Easy and of Course Delicious  Sometimes you just need something simple and light to balance those other heavy dishes on the table. That’s just what you get with these Lemon & Garlic Roasted Green Beans. They’re not too lemony or garlicky, and the…

Five Spice Grilled Chicken Wings

Five Spice Grilled Chicken Wings

No Need to Be an Expert at the Grill These Five Spice Grilled Chicken Wings are really easy to make, and will become your new favorite. If you’ve never had Chinese Five Spice Seasoning, you are missing out. I had no idea, but now I’m…

Homemade Blueberry Ice Cream

Homemade Blueberry Ice Cream

No Cooking or Eggs Required for this Easy Blueberry Ice Cream This blueberry ice cream recipe is so easy and most of the time is spent by either churning or freezing. I love that it doesn’t require any cooking or eggs. I use the KitchenAid…

Culantro Pesto | Asian Crack Sauce

Culantro Pesto | Asian Crack Sauce

We Call it Asian Crack Sauce for a Reason This Culantro Pesto Asian Crack Sauce is just about as addictive as actual crack. It’s kinda like an Asian version of my Chimichurri Sauce, but it’s made with culantro instead of cilantro, and includes several other…

Blueberry & Cream Cheese Croissant Puff

Blueberry & Cream Cheese Croissant Puff

Blueberry, Mixed Berry or Any Berry Cream Cheese Croissant Puff This berry bread pudding caserole Is super easy. It can be made with any kind of berry, mixed berries, fresh berries, frozen berries or a combination of any of those. This blueberry croissant puff was…

Chicken Panzanella Salad

Chicken Panzanella Salad

Basically a Caprese Salad with Croutons If you like caprese salad and a nice warm Homemade Croutons that are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, then this Panzanella Salad is right up your ally. Pepé and I make panzanella quite a lot.…


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