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Pork Cutlets

November 29, 2011


Fried meat!? How could that not be delicious? I used thin, boneless pork chops for this evening’s meal. Set up an assembly line as follows: a plate with flour, a bowl with 2 eggs,beaten, and a plate with Italian breadcrumbs. Use a meat mallet to flatten your meat as thin as possible without tearing it. […]

Easy Rigatoni

November 14, 2011


It has been a very long time since I have posted, so I will post a quick and delicious pasta dish. I hardly use rigatoni pasta, but when I do, I am reminded how good it is. I took three main ingredients that I had and tossed them together to make a slightly different than […]

Lentils con Pomodorini

September 26, 2011


Want a protein packed side that tastes delicious?  Try lentils!  I made this super quick and easy side, that can easily be converted into a main dish in 2o minutes!  Lentils can be dry if eaten plain so I add them to a nice peeled cherry tomato sauce that I whipped up and it adds […]

My Super Easy Chicken Marsala

September 26, 2011


I had chicken breast, I had mushrooms, so I made chicken marsala- super quick, super tasty, super easy.   I didnt have marsala wine so I substituted with some sherry and it did the trick.  This is a rich tasting dish that can impress for any dinner party, but is easy enough to make for a […]

Oven Roasted Chicken Breast and Fingerlings

September 13, 2011


Since the school year started last week it has been a bit hectic, so I have not been able to post recently.  Tonight I wanted to capture the flavors and smells of autumn and nothing reminds me of that more than oven roasted chicken.  The smells that were wafting out of my oven were unbelievable! […]

Tonno con Pomodorini

August 24, 2011


Tonight it was just me for dinner so I made a quick no-cooking needed meal that is healthy and satisfying.  This recipe was inspired from my recent trip to Italy.  We made sure to visit the small fishing village of Cetara located on the Amalfi Coast.  This town is famous for it’s anchovies (dont make […]

Gourmet Hot Dog Dinner

July 23, 2011


Who says the good ole frankfurter can’t get an upgrade?  I have been inspired to add a little excitement to the old classic dog by some of my favorite magazines- Martha Stewart Living and Bon Appetit have each displayed some “gourmet” hot dog recipes in the last issues.  I decided to give it a try […]