Meats/Poultry

Cape Cod Chicken Salad

Cape Cod Chicken Salad

Cape Cod Chicken Salad is irresistibly savory and sweet.  The minced chicken, toasted pecans, and dried cranberries, in a honey-mayonnaise dressing, makes for a delicious filling in sandwiches, or to serve with crackers, or on a bed of spring mix lettuce.   Chicken salad of any Read More..

Homemade Breakfast Sausage Patties

Homemade Breakfast Sausage Patties

Homemade breakfast sausage patties will bump up your breakfast game!  These sausage patties are easy to make, and very flavorful, with just a hint of sweetness.  Serve them with eggs, pancakes, waffles, or on a biscuit for the best breakfast sandwich ever. Make a double Read More..

Oven Barbecued Pulled Pork

Oven Barbecued Pulled Pork

Oven barbecued pulled pork has all the luscious flavors you love in the slow-smoked or grilled pit-style pork, but without all the work. A homemade dry rub and fruity barbecue sauce add tons of flavor for a tropical twist your family will love! I like Read More..

Red Pepper Jelly Easter Ham

Red Pepper Jelly Easter Ham

This red pepper jelly Easter ham will delight your family with its fruity, spicy-sweet glaze. It’s sure to be the centerpiece of your holiday table! I like to serve this ham with Oven Asparagus Risotto,  Sauteed Green Peas, Southern-Style Cole Slaw, and a Pineapple Upside-down Read More..

Irish Bangers And Mash

Irish Bangers And Mash

Irish Bangers And Mash is the kind of belly-warming comfort food that makes St. Patrick’s Day something to look forward to!  Sausages in a caramelized onion and Guinness gravy are served over fluffy mashed potatoes, with a side of garlicky sauteed peas to combine all Read More..

Baked Italian Meatballs

Baked Italian Meatballs

These baked Italian meatballs will remind you of Sunday dinner at Nonna’s house. They’re tender, full of flavor, and baked before being covered in tomato sauce. This is a baked version of Steve Martorano’s meatball recipe.  I like to serve the meatballs with Prosciutto, Pear, Read More..

Cincinnati Chili

Cincinnati Chili

What Superbowl Party would be complete without a steaming hot bowl of Cincinnati Chili with all of the fixings?  This regional favorite is a much-loved dish that can be served on spaghetti or hot dogs. Complete your Superbowl party menu with Ridiculously Good Fried Pickles, Read More..

Roasted Beef Tenderloin

Roasted Beef Tenderloin

Roasted Beef Tenderloin is an elegant holiday main course that’s sure to impress your family and friends.  Tender and juicy, this tenderloin is full of melt-in-your-mouth flavor and easier to prepare than you think.  But nobody really needs to know that, right? Making a beef Read More..

German Chicken Schnitzel

German Chicken Schnitzel

German chicken schnitzel is an easy-to-prepare, budget-friendly dish that’s perfect for your Octoberfest celebrations or a weeknight meal. Grab your stein of Hofbrau and serve the schnitzel with a fresh Israeli Salad, Parslied German Spaetzel In Brown Butter Sauce, Easy Sugar Snap Peas, and Pumpkin Read More..

Spicy Sweet Chicken Kabobs

Spicy Sweet Chicken Kabobs

Take advantage of those cool fall evenings and grill your family some of these spicy-sweet chicken kabobs.  Tender and full of flavor, these kabobs make an easy weeknight meal, especially if you make and marinate the chicken the night before. At my Florida home, we Read More..

Spicy Grilled Jerk Chicken

Spicy Grilled Jerk Chicken

This spicy grilled jerk chicken is made with a spicy/sweet marinade and then grilled to tender, flavorful perfection. I like to serve this with a French White Bean Salad and Southern-style Coleslaw to cut the heat of the chicken.  If you like dipping sauces, this Read More..

Flavorful Chicken Fajitas

Flavorful Chicken Fajitas

Flavorful chicken fajitas are a perfect dinner when the family is craving Mexican and you want them to eat healthily.  These delicious chicken fajitas get their flavor from a tangy marinade and a spicy seasoning rub. I like to serve them with The Best Guacamole, Read More..

Extra Crispy Bourbon Fried Chicken

Extra Crispy Bourbon Fried Chicken

This extra-crispy bourbon fried chicken is the most flavorful and crispiest chicken that I’ve tasted in a long time.  It’s my ‘go-to’ chicken for picnics, parties, and family dinners. There is nothing more satisfying and delicious than biting into a piece of fried chicken that Read More..

BAKED NASHVILLE HOT CHICKEN

BAKED NASHVILLE HOT CHICKEN

A great summer dinner, baked Nashville hot chicken is a healthier version of the fried, spicy classic.  What’s not to love about tender chicken baked with a crunchy coating and slathered with a buttery, spicy glaze? I like to serve the chicken in a classic Read More..

ITALIAN CHICKEN FRANCESE

ITALIAN CHICKEN FRANCESE

Italian Chicken Francese is an elegant Italian dinner option.  Battered chicken breasts are pan-fried and then simmered in a buttery, lemon-wine sauce. I like to serve this dish with Spicy Italian Broccoli Rabe,  Savory Mushroom Risotto, and a light, Italian Amaretti Peaches for a sweet Read More..