Chickapea Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower & Artichoke Hearts in a Butternut Squash Sauce

Believe it or not, this is a pretty easy recipe. The title makes it sound much harder than it is. 1 medium sized butternut squash1 white onion2 large artichokes3 large cauliflower florets (maybe 1/4 of a cauliflower)1 box (8oz) Chickapea spaghetti1 cup 1/2 & 1/2Sunflower oil – as neededsalt & pepper – as neededfresh parsleyContinue reading “Chickapea Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower & Artichoke Hearts in a Butternut Squash Sauce”

Making Lasagna from scratch

Lasagna is a labor of love. It can be as simple or as intricate as you like, but lasagna is always something that shows someone you care. At least I think of it that way. The first step to making the lasagna is making the sauce. I have been lucky enough to have successfully grownContinue reading “Making Lasagna from scratch”

Roast Tomahawk Steak

At work the other day I was walking past the meat case, when I saw something truly incredible. It was a steak that looked like it belonged in the Flintstone’s. Upon further investigation, I learned that this particular steak is a Tomahawk steak, and it really is something special. So of course I had toContinue reading “Roast Tomahawk Steak”

Instant Pot Pulled Pork

Tonight was one of those nights when I just couldn’t decide what to make. So at 6 pm as I’m trolling the grocery store aisles I finally decided on Pulled Pork. Realizing that I am starting the dinner game a little late, I decide that tonight I’m going to utilize some of the already preppedContinue reading “Instant Pot Pulled Pork”

Instant Pot Beef Madeira with Vegetable couscous

Madeira wine is very similar to Marsala wine, I like to think of them as sisters. I find that Madeira is a little more versatile in being able to be used with beef and pork as well as chicken. The first time I came across Madeira, was a recipe in Julia Child’s cookbook. I haveContinue reading “Instant Pot Beef Madeira with Vegetable couscous”

Beet Soufflé

The deep red color of beets is so enticing and beautiful. I wanted to see if it could be captured in Soufflé form. I’ve noticed that a lot of times the red color turns golden during baking. This time I was pleasantly surprised at how the beets retained their deep red color. Soufflés are aContinue reading “Beet Soufflé”

Ragoop! Errr maybe Ragout?

I’m always trying to find faster ways to make good food, or at least trying to make good food as fast as I can. One of my favorite things to make is lasagna, but I really feel like it’s more of an all day affair for me. I like to make the sauce and theContinue reading “Ragoop! Errr maybe Ragout?”

Tomato Braised Beef Stew

I really love looking to the current food magazines to see what the latest food trends are, and also to get inspiration for cooking. My latest favorite magazine is Milk Street. It’s not often (like never) that I subscribe to anything. This magazine is different. It’s not full of ads, it’s just a nice quickContinue reading “Tomato Braised Beef Stew”

Rainy Day Chili

I always look forward to rainy days, something about the sound of the rain hitting the sides of the windows and house, is just so nice for me. I feel like it’s always nice to warm up the house with some soup on the stove, or in this case some chili. So to start you’reContinue reading “Rainy Day Chili”

Easy New York Strip Steak Dinner

Who doesn’t love steak? Well, some people might not prefer it, but many do. Every now and then I will go out and have a great dinner at some restaurant, but more often than not, I crave steak – but not the price of steak out. Making a steak dinner at home can be anContinue reading “Easy New York Strip Steak Dinner”