Old Fashioned Beef Stew

2-3 lb chuck roast, cut into one inch cubes 1/2 cup flour 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon fresh black pepper 4 carrots chopped 1 medium onion chopped 5 cloves garlic minced 3 tablespoons tomato paste 5 cups beef broth 1/2 cup red wine 3 tablespoons worcestershire sauce 4-5 yukon potatoes 3…Continue Reading

Creamy Salmon Pasta

1 ½ lbs salmon1 tbsp honey1 lemon1 tsp parsley1 tsp onion powder½ tsp smoked paprika½ tsp red pepper flakessalt and pepper, to taste1 lb egg noodles or your favorite pasta, cooked al denteCreamy Garlic Sauce2 tbsps Salted ButterOlive oil4 cloves garlic, diced½ onion , diced3 sprigs fresh thyme1 cup heavy cream½ tsp smoked paprika¼ tsp…Continue Reading

Italian Apple Cake

Italian Apple Cake

2 eggs1 cup all-purpose flour½ cup salted butter, melted½ cup granulated sugar½ tbsp baking powder1 tsp vanilla extract zest of 1 lemonjuice of 1 lemon2-3 Granny Smith apples, peeled and sliced Preheat the oven to 375F, and line a 10-inch springform pan with parchment paper. Peel and slice the apples, and toss them with the…Continue Reading

Twice Baked Potatoes Casserole

Twice Baked Potatoes Casserole

3 pounds medium russet potatoes, scrubbed1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil⅓ cup reduced-fat cream cheese¼ cup sour cream1 ½ cups whole milk4 tbsp melted butter1 ½ cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese, divided5 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled, divided¼ cup thinly sliced scallions, plus more for garnish1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon garlic powder1 teaspoon ground pepper Step 1Preheat oven to…Continue Reading

Sheet Pan Smoked Sausage & Fall Veggies

Sheet Pan Smoked Sausage & Fall Veggies

1 Smoked Sausage, cut into 1/2 inch slices2 cups Honeynut Squash diced into 1/2” cubes (or butternut squash)2 cups broccoli florets2 cups brussels sprouts, cleaned and halved1 red onion, cut in half and 2 halves quartered2 cloves garlic minced3 tablespoons olive oil1 tablespoon Italian seasoning1 tablespoon paprika1 teaspoon garlic powder1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon black peppershaved…Continue Reading

Dump And Bake Chicken Parmesan

Dump And Bake Chicken Parmesan

1 (12 ounce) package whole wheat penne pasta1 (24 ounce) jar pasta sauce2–3 cups water1 pound of chicken (cut into small pieces)1 tsp dried Italian seasoning1 tsp garlic powder1tsp salt1/2 tsp pepper2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese1/2 cup Parmesan cheese1 cup bread crumbs Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Spray 9 x 13 baking dish with cooking…Continue Reading

Reese’s Peanut Butter Ball

Reese’s Peanut Butter Ball

8 oz. cream cheese, softened1/4 cup brown sugar1 cup peanut butter1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/2 cup powdered sugar2 Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, chopped1 1/2 cups Reese’s Pieces Candygraham crackers for dippingAdd the softened cream cheese, brown sugar, peanut butter, vanilla extract, and powdered sugar into a large mixing bowl. Use a hand mixer to combine until…Continue Reading

Baked Hawaiian Ham & Turkey Sliders

Baked Hawaiian Ham & Turkey Sliders

24 Hawaiian bread rolls-split12 thin slices of honey-cured deli ham, halved12 slices Swiss cheese, halved12 thin slices deli smoked turkey, halved12 thin slices provolone cheese, halved½ cup butter¼ cup white sugar¼ cup dried onion flakes2 tablespoons poppy seeds1 tablespoon honey mustard Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Arrange bottom halves of Hawaiian rolls on a baking…Continue Reading

Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped (6 cups)½ cup sour cream2 tablespoons unsalted butter½ teaspoon salt, divided2 teaspoons cornstarch1 cup unsalted beef broth1 pound lean ground beef2 medium carrots, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced into half-moons1 medium yellow onion, chopped3 medium cloves garlic, finely chopped2 tablespoons tomato paste1/2 tsp dried oregano1/2 tsp paprika1/2 dried…Continue Reading

Creamy Rotisserie Chicken Noodle Soup

Creamy Rotisserie Chicken Noodle Soup

2 tablespoons unsalted butter1 tablespoon olive oil2 cups chopped yellow onion (from 1 large onion)1 cup chopped carrots (from 2 medium carrots)1 cup chopped celery (from 2 large stalks)1 ¾ teaspoons kosher salt3 tablespoons all-purpose flour4 cups unsalted chicken stock, more if soup is too thick2 cups whole milk4 ounces uncooked whole-wheat egg noodles3 cups coarsely…Continue Reading