Spring Toast

Spring Toast Three Ways

Spring toast three different ways, each one involving a really delicious combination of flavors. The bread is toasted in olive oil until golden brown, then loaded with simple toppings. We’ve got a jam & prosciutto ricotta toast, avocado toast with browned butter sesame seeds, and burrata toast with radishes and arugula pesto! Continue reading “Spring Toast Three Ways”

Skillet Croissant Bread Pudding

Skillet Croissant Bread Pudding with Strawberry Syrup

The simplest spring breakfast: skillet croissant bread pudding with strawberry syrup & fresh whipped cream. It’s easy to make and perfectly indulgent…rich and buttery, yet still light and fresh. Croissants are cut and tossed in a quick vanilla egg and milk mixture, then poured into a skillet and baked until golden with brown sugar sprinkled over top. Serve it with jammy strawberries cooked down in a brown sugar and lemon syrup, plus a large dollop of freshly whipped cream! Continue reading “Skillet Croissant Bread Pudding with Strawberry Syrup”

Dad's Chicken Vesuvio

Family Classics: Dad’s Chicken Vesuvio

My dad’s classic chicken vesuvio, an Italian dish that’s rich in flavor and beautifully simple. Pan-roasted chicken, golden potatoes wedges, and a garlic wine pan sauce that gets soaked into the chicken and potatoes as it all bakes. Top it off with a generous amount of fresh parsley and pecorino romano cheese. And then add on a side of sauteed vegetables and you’ve got a hearty, satisfying, delicious meal for any night of the week! Continue reading “Family Classics: Dad’s Chicken Vesuvio”

Soba Noodle Salad with Salmon

Soba Noodle Salad with Salmon & Tahini Sauce

A cold soba noodle salad with salmon & tahini sauce for your next weeknight dinner! The noodles are combined with crunchy spring vegetables and pan-roasted mushrooms, then tossed in a really flavorful tahini sauce full of lime and toasted sesame seeds, and served with a simple piece of seared salmon. It’s a meal that comes together quickly, tastes crisp and refreshing, and packs in lots of healthy ingredients. Definitely a great one to make all season long! Continue reading “Soba Noodle Salad with Salmon & Tahini Sauce”

Homemade Carnitas

Homemade Carnitas

A simple recipe for homemade carnitas, hopefully one you can make over and over again. Bone-in pork shoulder (or “boston butt”) is slowly cooked in a flavorful broth, then pulled apart and pan-fried in hot oil until crisp. Use these carnitas on tacos, in burritos, on a salad, or any which way you’d like! Continue reading “Homemade Carnitas”