Honey Apricot Chicken and Asparagus

Honey Apricot Chicken and Asparagus

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 2 lbs. total) ¼ cup freshly squeezed orange juice ¼ cup apricot preserves 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon soy sauce ½ teaspoon salt or more to taste ¼ teaspoon pepper 1 bunch, woody ends removed Preheat oven 400°F. Line a baking sheet with foil and coat with non-stick cooking spray. Place chicken breasts in the center of the prepared baking sheet. Season with…Continue Reading

Baked Shrimp Oreganata

Baked Shrimp Oreganata

2 pounds jumbo shrimp (10 – 12 per pound (about 20)) 2 tablespoons dry white wine 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 3 tablespoons whole wheat bread crumbs 2 tablespoons fresh minced parsley 1 1/2 tablespoons grated Pecorino Romano cheese 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon lemon zest 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil fresh lemon wedges Preheat the oven to 450F, line a sheet pan with aluminum foil and spray…Continue Reading

Slow cooker Cinnamon Roll Monkey Bread

Slow cooker Cinnamon Roll Monkey Bread

2 cans Grands Cinnamon Rolls 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup butter melted Open each can of cinnamon rolls. Reserve the icing. Cut each rolls into pieces. Place the granulated sugar and cinnamon in a gallon size Ziploc bag. Add the cut up cinnamon rolls (the pieces will fall…Continue Reading

Honey Garlic Glazed Salmon

Honey Garlic Glazed Salmon

4 (6 oz each) salmon filets 1/2 tsp kosher salt 1/2 tsp black pepper 1/2 tsp smoked paprika (or regular paprika) Sauce: 3 Tbsp butter 2 tsp olive oil 6 cloves garlic minced 1/2 cup honey 3 Tbsp water 3 Tbsp soy sauce 1 Tbsp sriracha sauce 2 Tbsp lemon juice Pat salmon dry, then season with salt, pepper, paprika. Set aside, preheat broiler. Add butter and oil to a large, oven-safe skillet over medium high heat. Once butter is melted, add…Continue Reading

Irish Pub Nachos

Irish Pub Nachos

2 russet potatoes, cut into 1/4 inch slices salt pepper garlic powder olive oil shredded cheddar green onions, thinly sliced 6 slices of bacon, cooked, drained and chopped 1 tomato, diced Soak potato slices in cold water for at least 20 minutes (this step is important to pull starch out of potatoes).  Dry potatoes, in…Continue Reading

Slow Cooker Shredded Beef Ragu Pappardelle

Slow Cooker Shredded Beef Ragu Pappardelle

2 pounds beef chuck, cut into 4 large chunks Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 yellow onion, diced 1 medium carrot, peeled and diced 1 stalk celery, diced 5 cloves garlic, minced 2 teaspoons fresh thyme, roughly chopped 1 fresh bay leaf 3 tablespoons tomato paste 1 cup dry…Continue Reading

Skillet Apple Pie Biscuits

Skillet Apple Pie Biscuits

8 frozen buttermilk biscuits thawed or Easy Cream Biscuits 1 21 oz can premium apple pie filling ½ cup butter melted ½ cup light brown sugar 1 Tbsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp pure vanilla extract ⅛ tsp nutmeg ¼ cup pecan pieces Glaze: ½ cup powdered sugar 2-3 Tbsp cream or half & half Preheat the oven to 375°F. Melt the butter and brush on all sides of a 10-inch cast iron skillet or oven-safe…Continue Reading

Baked Feta Pasta with Chicken

Baked Feta Pasta with Chicken

1 box of your favorite pasta, cooked al dente, strained 8-ounce block of feta cheese 2 cups cherry tomatoes 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1/4 cup, plus 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp oregano salt and pepper to taste lemon zest several fresh basil leave, chopped 1 lb chicken breast tenders, cut into bite sized pieces…Continue Reading

Crispy Garlic Butter Baked Shrimp Scampi

Crispy Garlic Butter Baked Shrimp Scampi

2 pounds raw large shrimp, peeled, deveined (tails on or off) salt and pepper, to taste 1/3 cup melted butter, divided (about 5 tablespoons solid butter) 1/4 cup lemon juice 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1/3 cup panko bread crumbs 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese 1/2 teaspoon, or more, to taste fresh chopped parsley, for garnish lemon wedges, to serve Preheat oven to 425˚F. Place shrimp in a baking dish and season with…Continue Reading

Jalapeno Popper Wonton Cups

Jalapeno Popper Wonton Cups

12 wonton wrappers 4 oz. cream cheese, softened 1/2 c. sour cream 12 oz. bacon, cooked & crumbled (reserve 2 Tbsp.) 1 c. shredded cheddar cheese (reserve 2 Tbsp.) 3-4 jalapeños, seeded and chopped 3 thinly sliced green onions (reserve 2 Tbsp.) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray muffin pan with cooking spray. Place one wonton wrapper…Continue Reading