Main Dishes

The Star of Your Menu

Designing a menu isn’t an easy job! There’re several things you need to consider when shortlisting dishes before you land on the perfect combination. Undoubtedly, the most important item on your menu is the main dish you’ll be serving. It’s the star of your meal! Everything else on your menu is based around it.

We’ve all got our go-to main dishes that we love to fall back on when it’s time to invite guests over for dinner. But hey, serving the same meal over and over again can get a little boring, both for you and your dinner guests. You don’t need a complicated dish to up your game! With our easy-to-prepare main dish recipes, you’re in for a treat! Say goodbye to the same old Turkey roast, and say hello to Seared Sea Scallops, Tex-Mex Fajitas, and Shrimp Paella! Check out our food blog for detailed recipes and guidelines.

KC Doritos Crusted Empanadas

KC Doritos Crusted Empanadas

Even if you aren’t cheering for the Chiefs, these KC Doritos Crusted Empanadas With Avocado Lime Crema is the game day snack that everyone will love. They’re crunchy, savory, and slightly spicy with a cool, creamy dipping sauce.

French Chicken Vinaigrette

French Chicken Vinaigrette

French chicken vinaigrette, or Poulet Au Vinaigrette, is a one-pot meal that is easy enough for a weeknight meal yet elegant enough to serve to company. Baby potatoes, asparagus, and peas braised with the chicken in a vinaigrette sauce complete the meal.

Spaghetti Alla Puttanesca

Spaghetti Alla Puttanesca

Spaghetti Alla Puttanesca is a simple pasta dish that’s made with simple ingredients and ready in about 30 minutes.

New Year’s Hoppin John Casserole

New Year’s Hoppin John Casserole

New Year’s Hoppin John Casserole is an easy, savory, and slightly spicy dish of black-eyed peas, dirty rice, and andouille sausage that is thought to bring luck when eaten on New Year’s Day.

Black Friday Sandwich

Black Friday Sandwich

This Black Friday sandwich is the delicious sustenance you’ll need to hit the department stores and get your holiday shopping done! This satisfying and easy-to-make sandwich might be even better than the holiday meal itself.

Ratatouille Grilled Cheese

Ratatouille Grilled Cheese

A Ratatouille Grilled Cheese Sandwich is a great way to increase your family’s veggie intake while still offering them a buttery, rich, cheesy sandwich. The herbed dressing adds tons of flavor!

Melted Monster Chili

Melted Monster Chili

Melted Monster Head Chili is a deliciously ghoulish way to feed the family before they head out to trick-or-treat. This no-bean chili is full of vegetables and low-fat turkey, so you’ll feel good about serving it to them.

Parslied German Spaetzle In Brown Butter Sauce

Parslied German Spaetzle In Brown Butter Sauce

Just in time for Octoberfest celebrations, Parslied German Spaetzle in Brown Butter Sauce is a delicious side dish that pairs well with roasted or grilled meats. My favorite way to serve the spaetzles is with Cabernet Braised Beef Short Ribs, Sauteed Haricot Verts, Sweet And Read More..

Coronation Chicken Salad

Coronation Chicken Salad

Coronation Chicken Salad is an Indian-inspired, curried chicken salad that was originally served for her coronation banquet in 1953. It has the perfect balance of sweet and savory with just a touch of heat.  What Is Coronation Chicken Salad? Also called ‘Poulet Reine Elizabeth’, the Read More..

Double Decker Chicken Burger (aka: CopyCat McDonalds Chicken Big Mac)

Double Decker Chicken Burger (aka: CopyCat McDonalds Chicken Big Mac)

You don’t have to wait for the Double Decker Chicken Burger, a copycat version of the McDonalds UK sandwich, to come to the US. You can make this much-loved British trend at home! It has almost all of the components of a Big Mac – Read More..

Cavatelli With Sausage And Broccoli Rabe

Cavatelli With Sausage And Broccoli Rabe

Let’s talk Italian comfort food. Cavatelli With Sausage And Broccoli Rabe is Sicilian comfort food at its very best.  Sweet Italian sausage, tender pasta, and bitter broccoli rabe come together in a cheesy sauce for a meal everyone will love! Pair it with a crusty Read More..

Authentic Italian Beef Sandwiches

Authentic Italian Beef Sandwiches

These Authentic Italian Beef Sandwiches are my take on the iconic Chicago favorite. Tender slices of roast beef are dipped in herbed au jus, piled on a soft hoagie roll, and topped with pickled vegetables. They’re perfect for game day, weekend dinners, or anytime you’re Read More..

Spam Sushi (Musubi)

Spam Sushi (Musubi)

Spam Sushi is a fun, sweet, and savory dish that’s great for lunches on the go or picnic dinners with the kids. Also called Musubi, these handheld rolls are Hawaiian comfort food at their best. Spam Sushi is one of my picnic go-to dishes. I Read More..

Oven Fried Chicken Fingers

Oven Fried Chicken Fingers

These oven-fried chicken fingers have a crunchy, cheesy coating that makes them irresistibly delicious without any of the guilt of frying them!  Marinating the chicken in seasoned buttermilk makes them very tender and juicy.  Your kids will love them! This recipe is a staple at Read More..

Cuban Picadillo

Cuban Picadillo

Cuban Picadillo is classic comfort food that is perfect for a quick and easy weeknight meal that your whole family will love.  Serve it with white rice and a green salad for a complete dinner that’s full of flavor! If you enjoy a sweet and Read More..