Pasta carbonara is a classic comfort dish originally from Rome, Italy. This recipe is my interpretation of the traditional dish that results in a velvety sauce without having to worry you’re going to scramble the eggs. Two types of cheese are used to give you a more balanced end result. This is an easy weeknight dinner done in about 30 minutes.
Three cheese buffalo chicken dip is a delicious and simple appetizer. The gooey cheese mixed with the spicy buffalo sauce is a crowd pleaser at any holiday, party or on game day.
Slow roasting salmon is a foolproof method for anyone who is intimidated by salmon. Roasting salmon at a low temperature makes it almost impossible to overcook. The balsamic glaze is basted on the salmon for maximum flavor.
Pulled pork Cuban sandwiches are a fantastic way to use up leftover pulled pork. This is my take on these classic South Florida sandwich. This recipe is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner for just one or a whole family.
Better than takeout fried rice is the ultimate “use what’s in the fridge” dinner or side dish. Add in any extra chicken, pork or beef plus the odds and ends of vegetables like broccoli or carrots to bulk up the rice into a dinner. This comfort food dish is pretty easy to make with a few standard Asian staples from your pantry. You won’t want the bland and flavorless takeout fried rice after trying this recipe.
Roasted broccoli has a lot better texture and flavor than steamed or boiled broccoli. Roasting the broccoli on sheet trays gives a great caramelized flavor and crispy texture.
Oven baked egg in a hole sandwiches takes the basic bacon, egg and cheese to the next level. Baking these on a sheet tray instead of a skillet makes it easy to double or triple the recipe and invite friends over for Sunday brunch. The runny yolk inside the crispy bread topped with salty bacon and cheese makes a heavenly breakfast sandwich.
A simple Mexican-inspired chicken soup made easier by using a slow cooker. This uncomplicated soup has 5 minutes of prep and is ideal for dinner after a busy day of school and work. Leave the tortilla chips and rice out, add extra black beans for a low carb, extra protein option for lunch the next day!
Chicken noodle soup is a comfort meal easiest made in a slow cooker. It is a recipe that warms your bones on fall or winter day but also hearty enough to keep you full. Make a big batch to stay warm and keep the rest in the freezer for a quick lunch option.