The ULTIMATE Irish Beef Stew with Guinness

Among Ireland’s most iconic pub foods, this rich and robust Irish Beef with Guinness Stew will make your taste buds sing and have you begging for seconds!   There are many variations of beef stew surfacing the web.  But what sets a traditional Irish Beef Stew from Ireland apart from others is its inclusion of […]

Simple Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

6 staple pantry ingredients and some spices is all it takes to make a great tomato sauce. But is it called marinara or spaghetti sauce?  I spent a lot of time deciding what to call this recipe. According to the experts, there are 2 types of sauces: Marinara and Bolognese (which is more along the […]

Roasted Butternut Squash & Spinach Lasagna

A vegetarian lasagna make with a creamy mixture of butternut squash puree topped with a spinach, garlic and ricotta cheese mixture and topped with mozzarella cheese. If you are looking for a great, no OFF-THE-HOOK, Vegetarian lasagna then friends you have found yourself a winner! Bookmark this recipe.  Print it.  Forward it.  Mail it to […]

Creamy Tuscan Garlic Shrimp with Spinach and Sun Dried Tomatoes

A FIVE STAR restaurant quality dinner with shrimp, garlic, sun dried tomatoes, roasted red peppers and wilted spinach in a thick and rich parmesan cream sauce to die for !   If you want to treat yourself to a restaurant worthy dinner at home then this is your recipe! As fancy as this Tuscan Shrimp […]

Traditional Shepherd’s Pie with Ground Beef

A traditional Irish dish made with ground beef and vegetables in a savory seasoned gravy topped with mashed potatoes with a little melted cheese underneath.  Let me introduce you to your new favorite comfort food…Shepherds Pie! There isn’t a morsel left on anyone’s plate in my house when I make this for dinner. Comfort food […]

Buttery Garlic Baked Scallops

Big sea scallops topped with breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese and baked in butter and garlic until perfectly tender. A winner every time !! For those of you who have been following our blog for a few years now, it’s no secret how much I love seafood! Growing up on Long Island enabled me to eat fresh […]

Hamburger Helper Beef Stroganoff

The classic comfort food from your childhood made from scratch without the boxed preservatives.  Done in 30 minutes!   All you busy moms out there are going to love me after today’s post. There aren’t many things I can promise, but one thing I can …. this beef stroganoff dinner is on the table in […]

Chicken and Rice Enchillada Skillet

One skillet is all you need for this hearty, filling dinner that has all the flavors of your favorite chicken enchiladas, but with rice instead of  processed flour tortillas.    I’ve been making this chicken & rice enchilada dish for dinner for so long I can’t even tell you.  It is one of the easiest […]

Chicken Piccata

A perfect weeknight meal if there ever was one.   A super simple recipe with browned chicken breasts in an easy sauce made with chicken stock, lemon juice, butter and capers. If you are looking for an easy weeknight meal Chicken Piccata has to be one of my all time favorites. There is something so […]

How to Make a Killer Baked Ziti

Baked ziti should be an easy dish to make but often times gets dried out … let us show you how to make the best, moistest baked ziti that is a foolproof winner every time!  If you love the taste of perfectly cooked pasta, marinara sauce and the ooey cheesy comfort of lasagna but not […]

Creamy Parmesan Risotto with Oven Roasted Shrimp

Creamy risotto with a slight saltiness from parmesan cheese topped with juicy oven roasted shrimp.  Perfect meal for guests or your family.  If you are looking for a meal that is both fancy enough to serve to guests, yet also lends itself to a weeknight meal for your family, then this creamy risotto with parmesan […]

Honey Chipotle BBQ Sauce

A homemade bbq sauce that combines the sweetness of honey with the smokiness of  Chipotle adobe peppers – a perfect match! Let’s face it there is something about firing up that grill in the summer and getting a huge steak, chicken or ribs grilled to perfection isn’t there? But see here’s the thing.  It just […]

Juiciest Burger You’ll Ever Eat

This recipe has been in my family for over 10 years. They are simply hands down the juiciest most flavorful burgers I’ve ever had.   In almost 7 years running this food blog I’ve never once posted a recipe for burgers. How is this possible? Well you don’t have to worry because I’m here to […]

Remoulade Sauce

If you are in the market for a sauce that is so versatile it can go over seafood, Po Boys, Fish, chicken and even French fries, this is it! Holy smokes is this stuff good!   I think addictive may be a better word for it. Remoulade sauce from what I’ve learned originated in France […]

Homemade Mayonnaise (Low Carb/Keto/Paleo)

I put off making my own mayonnaise for a very long time. It is still one of the few processed foods remaining in our house. I think what put me off for so long was I read too many horror stories about it not emulsifying, being to runny, breaking up, etc that I just haven’t […]