lamb meatballs

Lamb meatballs in a sherry-cream sauce

I haven’t always been a fan of eating lamb. I can’t really explain why. This is the dish that started my appreciation for the meat.

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balsamic baked fish

Balsamic-baked fish

Fish is one of my favorite dishes to make. Generally, I like to bake my fish and there are a variety of sauces to bathe any fish in while it’s baking. However, if you ever have those days, where you feel you have nothing to make a great sauce with or you’re just bored with…

Lemon chicken caesar salad

The recurring theme of this week is quick and easy, yet healthy and delicious meals. Last night this meant a beautiful salad that included enough ingredients to count as an actual meal. Altogether, this took about 15 – 20 minutes. The key to creating great flavors for this salad is marinating the chicken for two…

Trader Joe’s turkey chili

Another thing I enjoy about Trader Joe’s is that they always have someone offering food samples. The day I went in, a guy was serving turkey chili samples with cheese. I was already hungry and welcomed the chance to fill my stomach with something. Surprisingly, the chili was pretty good.

Thanksgiving Feast

  Thanksgiving is hands down one of my favorite feasts. This year (as with most years), I visited my mom and helped prepare and cook a wonderfully delicious meal. Every dish is made from scratch; you won’t find any pre-made or packaged food in this kitchen. All the dishes you see below can be found…

The art of making great salads

I love salads. Seriously, I do. I love the infinite amount of combinations that can be tossed together to create a masterpiece on a plate. Now, you might call salads “rabbit food” (yes, I actually know people who call them that), but you can’t deny the amazing tastes that come from a meal (you heard…