To brine or not to brine… !When it comes to white meat the decision is pretty easy for me… if the recipe involves some kind of sauce or gravy, brining is not needed, but if the recipe has no flavorful liquid involved, then brining is a MUST!
Looks fancy huh? A dish that will impress your fanciest guests. I was always intimidated by clams… how to clean it, how long to cook it, will they open up, etc. etc. But once I gave it a shot, my mind was blown. It is the easiest thing to cook and super quick! And with
I have way too many people in my family who want that drumstick… me being one of them. Since our Thanksgiving dinner includes 22 people, 1 turkey is never enough for the dark meat lovers. So I always end up making a few chickens, this way there’s enough dark meat for everyone. Since I get a
I have made many variations of chicken salad, as chicken is like a blank canvas that picks up any flavor you add, but this is hands down my favorite recipe. This is a fool proof, no fail, crowd pleasing recipe that is can be served in many different ways. I’ve used this recipe to make sandwiches, as
This may look like your regular ol’ fried rice, but don’t be fooled, this is packed with unique, complicated flavors. For starters, it’s very fragrant with spicy chili and minty thai basil leaves. But fear not, I’m here to assure you that it’s not that complicated to make at all!! And it takes only about 15 minutes
Sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, basil…… how can you go wrong with that? This is definitely my go to recipe when it comes to pasta. With just a few ingredients, this pasta is uber flavorful. I’ve made this for a crowd or just lunch by myself and it just never disappoints. It’s so light and just simply
Have this for dinner tonight… I’m serious! This meal is like bringing the Mediterranean and Indian culture together. A “unique” combo, I know, but trust me it works beautifully.
This grilled chicken recipe is included in my meal plan pretty much every week. I marinate the chicken on Sunday and keep it in the fridge for whenever I’m in need of a quick, healthy meal. It’s a very simple recipe so you can pair it with just about anything from a simple salad, rice or
Very possibly my favorite curry to make. This recipe has so many selling points… Super easy, 3 step (I count it as 2.5 steps) recipe. Stores really well. It actually gets better over the days if you re-heat in the pan. EVERYONE loves it.
Ever plan for a dinner where you are so focused on the main dish that you forget all about the side dish? Happens to me ALL THE TIME. And every time that happens I turn to my trusty roasted potatoes recipe. Actually, to tell you the truth there is no specific recipe for roasted potatoes.