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Garlic Pretzels

Garlic Pretzels

Have you ever asked the local pretzel stand to brush your pretzel with garlic butter? Are you a garlic addict like me? If you answered yes to the questions above then this recipe is definitely for you! Soft pretzels brushed in garlic butter is my […]

Cheesy Waffled Hash Browns

Cheesy Waffled Hash Browns

Cheesy waffled hash browns could be the greatest breakfast food I’ve ever made. And I just had to share this glorious recipe with you all. I like the Leslie Knope philosophy about waffles “Everyone should love waffles. If they don’t, they’re crazy.” Words to live by. I’m […]

Tomato Focaccia

Tomato Focaccia

Nothing says Sunday comfort like baking bread.  Focaccia is one of those great recipes that you can make your own. I had a Chef that told me focaccia should never be a like a pizza, but I say you can put whatever your heart tells […]

Red Wine Braised Short Ribs

Red Wine Braised Short Ribs

With Spring comes rainstorms and today we’ve had nothing but this weird on and off again stormy weather. Red Wine Braised Short Ribs seems highly appropriate for a day like today. Not to mention it might be the last time I make them for the […]

Sticky Soy Grilled Chicken with Sesame Cucumber Salad

Sticky Soy Grilled Chicken with Sesame Cucumber Salad

Welp, I’m stuck on this Asian kick and there’s no stopping me. This Sticky Soy Grilled Chicken with Sesame Cucumber Salad makes my 5th meal in a row with some kind of Asian fusion inspiration. And I’m not mad about it. Really, are there any […]

Miso Soy Glazed Halibut

Miso Soy Glazed Halibut

The first day of Spring and I was totally craving some fresh fish with fresh flavors. This Miso Soy Glazed Halibut was exactly what I needed to kick off our spring right. And nothing says spring like getting the first round of fresh halibut in […]

Spatchcock Roast Chicken

Spatchcock Roast Chicken

I’ve always wanted to try spatchcock roast chicken, but found myself always going with the ol’ traditional trussed bird. I thought it might be too time consuming or too hard to break down. Boy was I wrong! It’s even easier than fussing with trussing and it’s […]

Pork Fries

Pork Fries

Yes, it’s all happening! Beer braised pork, meets waffle cut fries, meets cheese sauce, meets hot sauce. Pork fries, you’re welcome. This is totally a knockoff recipe from a restaurant we use to frequent in San Francisco called Rickybobby. Yes it was actually called Rickybobby […]


Fresh Seafood Flavors

Miso Soy Glazed Halibut

Miso Soy Glazed Halibut

The first day of Spring and I was totally craving some fresh fish with fresh flavors. This Miso Soy Glazed Halibut was exactly what I needed to kick off our spring right. And nothing says spring like getting the first round of fresh halibut in […]

Summer Pasta Primavera

Summer Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera is one of the fresh pasta dishes that I just fall head over heels for. This is a dish that is typically made with spring vegetables, but I made this with my Farmers Market haul which consisted of fresh heirloom tomatoes, basil, and […]

Shrimp Scampi Fettuccine

Shrimp Scampi Fettuccine

Shrimp Scampi is just one of those comfort meals that feels healthy and refreshing. The tangy lemon and succulent shrimp makes you forget about all the butter and carbs in the dish. I made fresh pasta for this dish because why not. I love fresh […]

Prosciutto Wrapped Glazed Shrimp

Prosciutto Wrapped Glazed Shrimp

4th of July is upon us and what better way to celebrate than with some juicy, salty, sweet and delicious grilled shrimp! I was over the moon when a package arrived from Just Jan’s spreads and jams. The assortment of beautiful handcrafted jams sent me into a cooking […]

Seared Scallops with Creamy Basil Pesto Sauce

Seared Scallops with Creamy Basil Pesto Sauce

I am absolutely head over heels in love with perfectly seared scallops. Throw some creamy dreamy pesto on top and I’ve died and gone to heaven. This dish is so simple and looks so impressive on a plate. I garnished these beauties with a little squeeze […]