Pork Medallions with Autumn Hash*

This recipe is so easy, quick, healthy (minus the bacon) and insanely delicious. My family went nuts over this.. seriously. I think it's always fun to cook seasonally and this is the perfect autumn dinner in my opinion! For this recipe you'll need two pans, one for the "hash" and one for the medallions. Heat your pan for the pork on high heat and drizzle some olive oil in. Add the sliced bacon and render all that delicious and totally healthy bac...

Mediterranean Salmon*

Ok… anyone that knows me knows that I absolutely hate salmon. To me it’s way too fishy. BUT, this recipe will change your mind. My mom and I came up with this recipe after I brought home a huge chunk of feta from Greece (I’m pretty sure I snuck it in illegally…shhh) and didn’t know what to do with it! I’m not joking, there’s not an ounce of “fishy” with this recipe. This is such a great dish to make for one, two, three, or a cro...

French Chicken*

This recipe is SO impressive and not hard at all. Its a one skillet kind of gourmet meal. Perfect to impress friends, family, or a special someone with. I like to ask my butcher to take out the backbone and flatten the chicken. If he’s nice he won’t charge you and even if he does… it’s worth the extra money!...

Baked Ham with Strawberry, Brown Sugar, and Dijon Glaze*

This recipe is SO easy and SO delicious! A must try for sure. Perfect for holidays, family get togethers, or any night you decide to make something amazing. Preheat your oven to 400*F. Put your ham in a baking dish. Wish a sharp knife make diagonal cuts about one inch deep on the top of the ham making large diamonds on the top. In a small saucepan on medium high put in your strawberry jam. Heat it up for about 1-2 minutes, just u...

Roast Pork with Apples and Onions*

Fall is one of my absolute favorite times of the year. I love when after a long hot Summer it starts to cool down and you feel a crispness in the air. Picking pumpkins, kicking off the holiday season,and finally dusting off those adorable boots you've been dying to wear... all of these things make me love it so much. Well I decided to kick off the "official start" of Fall by making an amazing fall-ish meal. I can't think of anything more fall tha...

Steak au Poirve*

Why pay so much for a steakhouse dinner when this is way better... trust me! The first thing you want to do is prepare your steaks. We want a nice crust on the outside and in order to do that you need to take a paper towel and pat the steaks dry. Sprinkle all over with salt. Put your peppercorns on a plate and coat each side of the filets with the peppercorns. In a large saute pan over high heat melt the butter and olive oil. Whe...

Eggplant Parmesan*

Ok everyone this is absolutely amazing and don't be intimidated by this recipe! Its super easy this is a really great recipe to entertain with. Make it in the morning and pop it in the oven 30 min before your company comes over. Either way... absolutely delicious. Ok to start off, find nice big eggplant ,cut off the top and bottom, and slice it into half inch thick slices. On a rack over a sheet pan salt both sides of the eggplant to get the bitt...

Corned Beef and Cabbage*

This is SO easy, delicious, affordable, and simple to make. You can feed an army with this and everyone will be satisfied! In the largest pot you have, put your raw beef and pickling spices in and put cold water almost to top of the pan. Let come to a boil, and reduce to a low simmer for 1 1/2 hours. After 1 1/2 hours, put your potatoes and carrots in the hot water with the beef and spices. Let cook for another 30- 40 minutes. After 30-40 minute...

Jambalaya*

Mmmm mmmm mmm nothing better than a good jambalaya and I don’t want to toot my own horn or anything, but this is delicious. First thing you want to do is season your chicken with lots of salt and pepper. In a dutch oven, or a sauce pot, heat the olive oil over medium high heat. Brown the chicken breasts on each side until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes on each side. Once the chicken is cooked, take out and set aside. To the pan add the chopped...

Stuffed Peppers*

This is perfect comfort food for any day of the week. It’s so easy! First preheat your oven to 375*F. Take the peppers and cut them in half and take out the seeds and stem. With a knife, poke hole in the bottom so all the grease drains through and doesn’t land up on your butt :) For the meat, all you need to do is put it in a bowl and add the onion, minced garlic, oregano, Worchestershire sauce, cooked rice, ketchup, eggs, and the seasonings....