Spinach Salad, may not sound like the most exciting recipe in the world. But what if I add in words like bacon, bacon vinaigrette, apple, feta? Becomes a bit more tantalizing doesn't it? This spinach salad is one of my favorites for a starter course, or as a side salad for say a big summer BBQ. It's easy to make, the favors work great together, and it looks beautiful.
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When asparagus is in season, I can’t get enough of it. And that includes making this yummy cream of asparagus soup. While I’ll use asparagus as my vegetable for many a dinner, the soup itself is a perfect light dinner, maybe with a simple salad or crusty bread. And it also freezes well, so that I can make large batches and pull it out throughout the year.
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Bacon and onions just go together really well. So why not on pizza? Making pizza’s at home is always a hit with my family. Partly because, everyone gets to choose their own toppings. For this pizza, I when with a combination of freshly sautéed bacon and green onions, or scallions.
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Chicken breast recipes are a goto in my house because they are simple to make, yet the variety of disk that you can come up with is nearly endless. Here, I show you how to make a seared chicken breast with a morel mushroom cream sauce. Cooking the chicken itself, only takes about 8 minutes, and is the same technique I use for a ton of chicken recipes.
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A few years ago, I made a Pork Tenderloin Marsala for the first time, for the simple reason that I didn’t have any chicken handy. And while Chicken Marsala may be more the common, the wine flavored mushroom sauce goes really well with a perfectly cooked piece of pork tenderloin.
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New York Strip, is one of my all-time favorite cuts of steak. Cooked to a perfect medium rare, the New York Strip has great favor, a tender texture, and is perfect with all the traditional steakhouse side dishes. The quality the meat, as always is super important, and here I’m cooking some of the best from Certified Steak and Seafood.
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Roast Chicken is at least a once a month meal for my family. And tonight, I’m doing a herb roasted chicken, which is simple and back a ton of flavor. While I’m using thyme and rosemary as the primary herbs, you can use just about any fresh green herbs that you like. I finely chop them, add some butter to make a paste, and then rub that herb butter under the chicken skin.
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Burgers are a favorite of mine because there are literally thousands of different versions you can easily make at home. Here is a Caramelized Onion and Gruyere Cheese Hamburger that is a pretty frequent player is my burger rotation. The onions are cooked until tender and golden brown and give off a sweetness that nothing like raw onion.
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Roast Chicken is a favorite of mine. And while a simple chicken, roasted off with nothing more than salt and pepper, is absolutely wonderful, there are fortunately hundreds of ways to make roast chicken is other interesting and exciting ways.
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When Sunday rolls around, a Roast Pork Loin, is near the top of my favorite things to cook list. There’s something special about a roast, that gets the whole family together around the table for a “traditional” meal, and while I love roast chickens, roast beef, a roasted pork provides a ton of great options.