Brown Butter Fettuccine Alfredo

Brown butter is probably the best thing on earth. You have butter, brown it, and it gets so toasty and nutty and DELISH! You can spruce up any recipe that calls for butter by simply browning it. Easy peasy! Ingredients 1 pound fettuccine pasta 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups cherry tomatoes 2 tablespoons fresh […]

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Homemade Hamburger Helper

Did you ever eat hamburger helper from the box? Kind of salty, kind of gross. But what if I told you that you could make a homemade version that blows the boxed kind out of the water? This ONE-POT homemade hamburger helper is such an easy weeknight dinner meal. Fast, minimal dishes, and super cheesy, […]

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Kung Pao Chicken

Need a quick dinner fix? I’ve got you covered! This better-than-takeout kung pao chicken is a HIT in our house! Spicy, a little sweet, and PACKED with flavor, this meal is on the table in under 30 minutes. Ingredients 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon cornstarch 2 tablespoons dry […]

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Korean Tacos with Yum Yum Sauce

These Korean-inspired tacos are probably the best thing I’ve ever made, seriously. And they were made in my INSTANT POT. From fridge to table in less than an hour, and boy it was delicious. As always, you could cook the meat in the slow-cooker on high for 4-6 hours and low for 8-10. Ingredients Meat […]

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One-Pot French Onion Pasta

There’s something about onions that are cooked in butter and wine that tastes unlike anything else. They are DELISH! This one-pot French onion pasta with crispy prosciutto on top is my new obsession. What’s not to love about a one-pot meal? Skip the prosciutto if you want this to be a meatless Monday meal! Ingredients […]

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Stuffed Jalapeño Cheddar Chicken

Jalapeño cheddar stuffed chicken is the perfect weeknight dinner. Get a thick chicken breast, butterfly it, stuff it with a cream cheese jalapeño mixture, shallow fry it, and then broil some cheddar over the top. This chicken is best served with elotes corn, cilantro, and some lime juice. Perfect, perfect! Ingredients 1 large egg, beaten […]

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Buttered Walnuts or Pecans

These walnuts/pecans are the best thing to snack on! Sweet, spicy, toasted, and crunchy, buttered walnuts (pecans) are best served over a salad, such as my Apple Cider Salad Delicious! Ingredients 2 tablespoons salted butter 1/4 cup light brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper pinch of salt 1 cup walnuts or pecans, halved Instructions In a […]

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Apple Cider Salad

This is one of my favorite salads. You can substitute the radicchio here for arugula if you cannot find it, I know it isn’t the easiest to locate. The Buttered Walnuts or Pecans are the icing on the cake! Ingredients Salad 2 heads butter lettuce 1 head radicchio 6-8 radishes, thinly sliced 1-1/2 cups crumbed […]

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King Ranch Mac n Cheese

Have you ever had King Ranch Casserole? I think it might be a Texas and/or Southern thing? This King Ranch Mac n Cheese is a variation of the typical King Ranch Casserole, but with a twist. This dish is easily reheated and can be made in advance, placed in the freezer, thawed, and then baked. […]

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Pasta alla Norma

Since being in Europe, I would really love to integrate more traditional European dishes. Whether it is German foods, Italian, or Austrian, I would love to share these recipes with all of you guys! Pasta alla Norma is a traditional Sicilian pasta dish that is made with grilled eggplant and topped with cheese, typically ricotta […]

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