Dinner

The Best Classic Spaghetti and Meatballs

Spaghetti and meatballs were without a doubt one of my late Papa Andy’s favorite meals of all time. Although he grew up in New Jersey the son of Slovakian immigrants, the Italian immigrant neighborhood was but a stone’s throw away and he grew up eating and loving the food so […]

Healing Chicken Noodle Soup

When you are feeling under the weather there is nothing like a hearty, comforting bowl of chicken noodle soup to make everything right in the world. This soothing soup recipe contains cold busting ingredients like turmeric, garlic, lemon, fresh herbs and bone broth to heal the body and soul and […]

Lancashire Lamb Hotpot

To be completely honest I had never even heard of a Lancashire hot pot up until a few years ago when, feeling adventurous, I ordered one at a pub in northern England. And boy am I glad I did! Succulent lamb and veggies slow cooked in a rich gravy until […]

Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Now I love a tradition butternut squash soup with apple and sage and all of that scrumptiousness. But sometimes I want something a little difference and this curried take on a classic really hits the spot. This recipe utilizes curry powder, garam marsala and ginger to really elevate the humble […]

Beef & Barley Stew

Tell me, is there really anything better than a piping hot bowl of stew on a cold day? I think there is not. And this Beef & Barley Stew the perfect, hearty, healthy meal to get you through a long winter. Flavorful beef stew meat and veggies are slowly simmered […]

Sheet Pan Brats & Fall Veggies

Now tell me, who doesn’t love a sheet pan dinner? This super simple and delicious recipe only about 10 minutes to throw together and then the oven does the rest of the work, leaving you plenty of time to, you know, get the rest of your chores done. This is […]

Low Carb Steak Fajitas

Flank steak (when done right) is one of my very favorite cuts of meat and is far more economical (and in my opinion more flavorful) than many other more expensive options. The keys to getting a super tender flank steak are to tenderize it with a meat mallet (or rolling […]

Turkey Taco Pasta

Tacos are, without a doubt, one of my favorite things to make and eat. But if you’ve ever handed a taco to a young toddler you will almost undoubtedly find the result…frustrating. For both you and the toddler! Thus, this taco pasta recipe was born. Rather than make something completely […]