Posts Tagged "meat"

Herb Crusted Roast Beef with Horseradish Sauce

Herb Crusted Roast Beef with Horseradish Sauce

The holidays are here! I can’t believe it’s December already. When it comes to the holidays, I always get most excited about the food (shocker!) and a beautiful roast beef just screams holiday, right? People often get intimidated by roasts—I know I used to be! The truth is, they couldn’t be easier to make! This recipe for Herb Crusted Roast Read More

Chicago Style Hot Dogs

chicago style hot dog

If you’re from Chicago, I know you know how to make a Chicago dog so you can skip right over this post. Might I suggest this one? Now if you’re not from Chicago, stick around! I’m going to show you how to make a proper Chicago style hot dog! Living in and around Chicago my entire life, Chicago dogs have Read More

Lamb Meatballs with Carrot Tomato Sauce

I love lamb meatballs. They have an incredible amount of flavor and they always turn out perfectly juicy and tender. Since spring is just around the corner, I figured it was a great time to share this delicious recipe with you guys! People don’t seem to cook with lamb enough, in my opinion. If you’re one of those people who’s Read More

Ham and Cheese Panini with Caraway Slaw

There’s a lot that Joey Tribbiani and I have in common. We both have Italian backgrounds, we both think that Chandler Bing is hilarious, and we both LOVE sandwiches. I could probably eat a sandwich at every meal for at least a week and not get sick of them. I can’t say that I’ve tested that theory but, if I Read More

Grilled Peach and ‘Nduja Crostini

Grilled Peach and 'Nduja Crostini

I’m obsessed with peaches right now, of course, because how can you not be during the Summer? And this is my favorite way to eat them! I don’t like to go all the way sweet, as you know, so I came up with the perfect combo of sweet, salty and spicy for this recipe. Have you guys tried ‘nduja before? Read More

How to Make Juicy Chicken Breasts: The Casual Brine

Brined Chicken Breast

I used to hate cooking chicken breasts. It seemed impossible to have them turn out anything but dry without marinating them for a long time. So, what about when dinner is supposed to be on the table and I forgot to marinate the chicken? Enter, the casual brine. I call it the casual brine because it only takes 20 minutes Read More

Greek Chicken with Tzatziki

I am submitting myself to relentless teasing by posting this recipe. Why, you ask? The cumin. I have always said that I hate cumin and while I still maintain that I don’t like it, it keeps finding it’s way into my recipes these days. Eek! My dad (who always makes fun of me for not liking cumin) is going to Read More

Ma! The Meatloaf! (Italian Meatloaf with Noodles)

Italian Meatloaf with Pasta

For any people that are confused about the title of this post, you may be excused to go watch Wedding Crashers right now. For the rest of you, let’s make some meatloaf! I’m psyched. I’m sure some of you are thinking, “meatloaf?! Really?” BUT, I will have you know that this meatloaf is not like other meatloaf, It’s a cool Read More

The Best Turkey Burger

turkey burger recipe

Turkey burgers, to me, are hit or miss. I’ve had some good experiences and some really bad experiences. What makes a bad turkey burger, in my opinion? Fillers! Too often I find that turkey burgers just have too much stuff in them! These burgers are the BEST because they are always a hit, never a miss AND there are only Read More

Brats with Spicy Apricot Sauce

It’s almost fall! Fall is absolutely my favorite time of year and I just get so excited, I go into full fall dork mode,  just ask my boyfriend. It’s all, “Honey, which pumpkin patch do you want to go to this year?” and, “I think I’ve finally worked up the courage to go to Statesville Haunted Prison, let’s buy tickets!” Read More