Piquant Grilled Salmon

As the name suggests this has a pleasant bite to it and leaves a great spicy tang in your mouth. I made this for dinner last night, I have really wanted to start cooking out of my comfort zone and in the past it has made an entire new arena of recipes for me. . …

Chicken Sausage Pasta Bowl

Don’t you just want a nice heaping bowl of pasta every once in a while?  I honestly don’t incorporate pasta all that often in our recipes, much to the chagrin of my husband; who could eat pasta and bread everyday with no guilt! For this recipe, I used whole wheat pasta (you could use any…

Chinese Chicken & Brown Rice

This recipe was outstanding. It really does taste like the authentic Chinese food without all of the fat, or the tired and heavy feeling that follows a visit to the Chinese restaurant. I increased the amount of most of the spices to my taste, including the sriracha sauce which is a type of hot sauce…

Chicken with Garlic, Basil, and Parsley

I hate dry chicken, HATE IT!  If you cannot cook a piece of chicken that is moist and flavorful, then get out of the kitchen.. Ok to harsh.. Maybe, but the small steps you can take to make a chicken delectable compared to shoe leather are small and should be followed.  For instance, get a…

Zuppa Tuscana ~ with homemade sausage =)

My friend Don and his wife Susan of the TheCheasecakegarden.com made homemade sausage last weekend, and I finally have mine and decided to make a Zuppa Toscana with the sausage.  This sausage was phenomenal, when I opened the package the aroma of the herbs smelled so first-class, which made me so excited. As the sausage cooked; it…