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....

Italian Pot Roast*

Ok everyone, don’t get afraid of the dreaded roast! I promise this is the best pot roast you’ll ever have, and for sure the tastiest! So what you want to do is start off by pre-heating your pan. If you have a dutch oven use it! But if not, a regular stock pot would do. Preheat the pan on high heat with a little drizzle of olive oil. Season the roast on all sides with the salt, pepper, onion powder, and garlic powder. Once the pan is hot enoug...

Pasta with proscuitto and peas

1 pound “gnocchi” like pasta (or any small pasta) 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 sweet onion, chopped 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 bag frozen peas, thawed 1/4 pound sliced proscuitto, cut in strips 1/4 cup grated parmesan 1/8 cup fresh parsley, minced In a pot of boiling salted water, add the pasta…

Light shrimp scampi*

1 pound linguine 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 6 cloves minced garlic 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails on zest of 1 lemon juice of 2 lemons 1/3 cup chopped parsley 1/2 lemon cut in thin rounds In…

Cuban Pork*

Please make this recipe! So easy and not hard at all! Perfect for a lazy Sunday :) Ok, so preheat the oven to 325*F. In a deep pan, add 3 of the sliced onions and the garlic to the bottom of the pan. Also to the pan add the bay leaf and all the yummy spices. Add the water to the pan and then put the rack over it. Put that beautiful butt on there and rub it down with the olive oil and then the spices. Then to the top of the butt, add the sliced o...

Flank steak with chimichurri sauce*

This isn’t hard ladies! If you have a grill, use the grill but if not, use the oven! Ok, so preheat broiler and pat the steak dry. Stir together 1 teaspoon salt, cumin, coriander, and pepper in a small bowl and rub that baby with the mixture onto both sides of steak. Broil steak on a broiler pan about 4 inches from heat about 5 minutes per side for medium-rare. Transfer to a cutting board and let stand about 5 minutes. Meanwhile get your blende...

Pork chops with onion apple chutney

onion apple chutney- 1/4 cup olive oil 3 large sweet onions, cut in half, then sliced thinly 1/4 cup apple jelly 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary 1 1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons sugar (or more if you’d like!) pork chops:…

Summer pasta*

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and add the penne. Cook the pasta until tender but still has a bit to it, about 8 minutes. Meanwhile, in a heavy large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the garlic, red pepper flakes, and a heaping teaspoon of salt and saute for about 1-2 minutes until fragrant. Add the tomatoes and cook for about 4 minutes, stirring often. Add the cooked pasta and stir together and let cook together for about...

My Meatloaf*

This is by far the best meatloaf recipe I think.First preheat the oven for 350*F! In a medium skillet, on medium heat, add 2-3 tablespoons good olive oil. Once hot, add the onions and a little salt and saute until opaque, about 2 minutes. Once those are cooked, add the garlic and saute for another 1 minute. Once those are cooked, add the basil, thyme, oregano, and garlic powder and cook for another 2 minutes. While those are cooking in a large bo...

Girls night pasta*

This is perfect for Gossip Girl nights! So yummy! This recipe is for 2, so if its for more just double the recipe, making sure there’s 1 chicken breast per person. In a pot of boiling water, cook the pasta according to the box’s directions! While the pasta is cooking, put a large skillet over med high heat and add the butter and olive oil. When the pan is nice and hot, go ahead and add the chicken and season heavily with salt, pepper, and oni...