Potato Parsnip Soup

February is a short month and so I had little time to experiment with parsnips; however, I discovered I thoroughly enjoyed parsnips fun flavor profile! I have enjoyed creating these recipes and hope ya’ll have tried them, and, if you have, please tell me how they were! If you like them or not and what…

Torta di Ricotta al Limone

My husband’s work recently had a going away party for his supervisor, and the theme of the potluck was Italian. I thought great! That is my specialty, I love making Italian food and have created some personal recipes that my husband and I enjoy often. The challenge was making an Italian dessert. I am not…

Pleasant Parsnips

Let’s talk parsnips, they are a vegetable I never knew I needed in my life! I am so glad some people suggested I try parsnips, because I don’t think I would have tried them on my own. When I did my research most, if not all, of the sites I looked at compared parsnips to…

Fried Quinoa with Bok Choy and Broccoli

As I have mentioned before I love quinoa, more than rice. Naturally I substitute quinoa for rice all the time, including when I make Asian inspired dishes. Since this month’s vegetable of choice is bok choy I decided to add it into this delicious side dish. I hope you enjoy! INGREDIENTS  1 cup quinoa 2…

Parmesan Crusted Delight

I love parmesan crusted chicken, it was one of many dishes I enjoyed partaking in before I became a vegetarian. I was making spaghetti with zucchini and eggplant mixed in the sauce and realized that I did not have enough spaghetti to go around for dinner and lunch the next day. I had some chicken…

How to Turn Dorm Room Ramen into Sophisticated Ramen

If you are on the North East you a having to deal with fickle weather! First, a lot of snow, then maybe some snow? Instead of snow maybe rain? Never mind only a little rain and possible freezing rain on Sunday? It is crazy out here! Nonetheless early this week I was told to stock…

One pan Sweet Potato Curry

I love curry, and the other day I was craving me some yellow curry. Normally I make some chicken curry, but since I have decided to become a vegetarian for the year of 2019, maybe longer we’ll see, I made a sweet potato curry instead! I have made potato curry many times, but I thought…

Instant Pot Quinoa!

I feel like the instant pot is taking over everyone’s kitchen these days. Almost every time I am on social media I have friends asking for people’s favorite instant pot recipes, so I have decided to make one of mine own! This year I have resolved to change my diet to one that is vegetarian….

My Italian Take on Chicken Cordon Bleu

First let us talk about Chicken Cordon Bleu; What is it exactly? Where did it come from? What does the name even mean? Well addressing the first question, chicken cordon bleu is normally chicken breast pounded and butterflied, then filled with ham/prosciutto and swiss cheese, and finally breaded and pan fried; it is also normally…

Cast Iron Cooking: Chicken and Brussel Sprouts

Y’all I love cast irons! I believe everyone should have at least one cast iron pan in their kitchen. I have several cast iron pans, but my favorite is the 10″ cast iron pan; it is the perfect size for my small family of two. I also have a 12″ pan that I use for…