Simple and Flavorful: Cod en Papillote with Pesto
Every time I make this, the fish comes out perfectly flaky. I prefer using cod because it's a mild, soft white fish that cooks quickly and takes on lots of flavors. I also love pesto, so this recipe incorporates jarred basil pesto to save a little time.
Cheesy Strata with Mushrooms, Kale and Sausage
This cheesy strata recipe uses a combo of fresh kale, spicy ground sausage, and earthy baby portabella mushrooms. The egg custard is flavorful because of cream, Dijon mustard, and seasonings. To add to the richness, I top it with Asiago cheese.
Winter Dinner Idea: Sweet Potato Polenta with Swiss Chard and Smoked Sausage
If you're looking for a comforting and flavorful dish this winter, I've got you covered. In this recipe, I add pureed sweet potato to polenta and top it with pan seared smoked sausage and sautéed greens.
Tex-Mex Shepherd’s Pie using Screamin’ Mimi’s Salsa
This dish is for you if you’re looking for different ways to use salsa. This Tex-Mex take on shepherd's pie is delicious and includes simple ingredients, including Screamin' Mimi's Salsa. It's a sure crowd-pleaser with a combo of flavorful salsa, beef, bean, and corn topped with cheesy mashed potatoes.
Surf and Turf Idea: Pesto Orzo with Salmon and Bacon
This pasta medley is earthy, balanced, and hearty. Baked salmon is flaked into a creamy orzo tossed with pesto and peas. The added bacon makes it a delightful "surf and turf" meal that everyone will enjoy.
Summer Dish Collab: Arugula Salad with Peaches and Cornbread Croutons
I have collaborated with Whitney of Fabulous in Fayette and Marie from Bluegrass Blog to share our favorite summer dishes. You'll definitely want to save Pin this recipe lineup for reference as you're planning summer meals!
Carrot Risotto: A Spring Inspired Dish
Inspired by spring, bunnies and the need for something "adult", I made this carrot risotto. I used the techniques of traditional risotto, but instead incorporated freshly shredded carrots, gruyere cheese, fresh sage and heavy cream. I think it's a lovely meatless dish with earthy flavors and creamy rice.
Cooking for Comfort: Spicy Stuffed Mini Bell Peppers Recipe
This recipe turned out to be simple to make, and I'm excited to share it with you all. The combo of spicy sausage and cheeses stuffed in tiny sweet bell peppers is comforting. The warmness of the sauce and spicy sausage are perfect for a frigid winter day.
Leftovers Inspiration: Pulled Pork and White Cheddar Frittata
Frittatas are quick to make and versatile! I knew that I could take the leftover corn and smoked pork from a previous dinner to make a bomb pulled pork frittata. The flavors were incredible and my whole family enjoyed this one!
Whipped Ricotta with Sugar Snap Peas and Asparagus
This dish includes lightly sautéed sugar snap peas and asparagus that tops easy-to-make lemony whipped ricotta. A hint of red pepper flakes gives this recipe a little heat.