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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 […]

Puff Pastry Sausage Rolls

My British husband has lived in the States nearly 5 years now and by and large he is a pretty big fan of the food here. But one of the things he will never understand about the American cuisine is its complete lack of sausage rolls. And by sausage rolls […]

Spiced Apple Cranberry Pie

The season of pie is upon us and I am here. for. it. Growing up I was never much of a cake person, especially birthday party cakes (you know the ones I’m talking about… bright colors from the grocery store with insanely sweet icing) and pretty much always opted for […]

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 […]

French Silk Boo Cups

Love a good Halloween “Boo” cup but feeling something a bit more sophisticated than the traditional boxed pudding and Oreo combination? Well this recipe is for you! Using a deliciously light and fluffy French silk pie filling combined with crumbled chocolate bunny graham “dirt” and an adorably spooky meringue ghost […]

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 […]