Category: Dinner

Guinness Mushroom Chicken Breasts

Guinness Mushroom Chicken Breasts

The beer soaked button mushrooms impart the subtle flavor& of the stout.

Cheesy Chicken with Zucchini and Squash

Cheesy Chicken with Zucchini and Squash

This cheesy chicken recipe is a snap to cook up in 30 minutes and is a perfect dinner for a mid week meal.

Baked Stuffed Zucchini

Baked Stuffed Zucchini

Enjoy this baked stuffed zucchini filled with savory sausage, tomatoes and Panko breadcrumbs. It’s the perfect summer dinner.

Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Jamaican Jerk Chicken

This Jamaican Jerk Chicken recipe is marinated in the authentic flavors of cinnamon, allspice and fiery peppers then oven baked until tender.

Oven Baked Barbecue Ribs (Fall off the Bone)

Oven Baked Barbecue Ribs (Fall off the Bone)

These oven baked barbecue ribs are fall off the bone delicious and are hands down the best way to enjoy summer!

Copycat Diner Meatloaf

Copycat Diner Meatloaf

My copycat diner meatloaf is slow roasted and glazed with a sweet barbecue sauce and melts in your mouth. It is the ideal comfort food and a delicious meal no one can say no to!

Slow Cooker Lasagna Soup

Slow Cooker Lasagna Soup

Your favorite lasagna is now an easy slow cooker soup recipe. 

Braised Beef Short Ribs

Braised Beef Short Ribs

Fall off the bone tender and delicious, these oven braised beef short ribs are cooked in a rich gravy and are so easy to make.

Slow Cooker Apple Cider Chicken

Slow Cooker Apple Cider Chicken

Slow Cooker Apple Cider Chicken simmers in the crockpot all day resulting in tender fall off the bone chicken. 

Spinach and Meat Lasagna

Spinach and Meat Lasagna

Layers of lasagna noodles, fresh spinach, mozzarella and ricotta cheeses, and a trio of ground beef, hot sausage and veal make up this delicious casserole which is topped with homemade tomato sauce.

Mushroom Sausage Tortellini

Mushroom Sausage Tortellini

Earthy mushrooms, sweet red peppers, spicy sausage and cheesy tortellini is smothered in a creamy Alfredo sauce and is served in under 30 minutes.

Chorizo and Chicken Rice Skillet

Chorizo and Chicken Rice Skillet

This 30 minute recipe features spicy chorizo sausage, tender chicken and vegetables infused in saffron flavored rice.

Ancho Chile Pork Chops

Ancho Chile Pork Chops

Juicy and tender ancho chile pork chops are rubbed in a spicy chile powder and seared on the stove top before being finished in the oven. All in under 30 minute.

Easy 30 Minute Chicken Marsala

Easy 30 Minute Chicken Marsala

This easy chicken marsala is my go-to dish for a midweek meal. It’s simple, hearty and delicious. Better yet, it can be whipped up in under 30 minutes. 

Easy Maple Dijon Chicken

Easy Maple Dijon Chicken

Sweet maple syrup and tangy Dijon mustard make up this easy chicken dinner in a half an hour. 

Cajun Chicken in a Lemon Caper Sauce

Cajun Chicken in a Lemon Caper Sauce

Cajun chicken with lemon and capers is similar to chicken piccata, but this 30-minute dinner pairs a little creole heat with the tangy taste of lemon.

Crispy Fried Eggplant Parmesan Rounds

Crispy Fried Eggplant Parmesan Rounds

These crispy rounds of eggplant Parmesan are first fried then layered in a casserole pan with fresh mozzarella, sauce and basil. 

Spicy Grilled Shrimp Skewers

Spicy Grilled Shrimp Skewers

Grilled spicy shrimp skewers on the barbecue are the perfect midweek meal when you’re looking for easy, healthy and light.

Cast Iron Blackened Grouper

Cast Iron Blackened Grouper

Fresh grouper seasoned with your favorite blackened spices and seared in a cast-iron skillet makes for an easy dinner in under 30 minutes.

Beer Can Chicken Recipe – Juicy and Ready in an Hour!

Beer Can Chicken Recipe – Juicy and Ready in an Hour!

Three ingredients is all you need for the juiciest beer can chicken recipe. This summer grilling favorite can be on your table in an hour.

Leftovers Cottage Pie Recipe

Leftovers Cottage Pie Recipe

Turn last night’s leftovers into a classic cottage pie in 30 minutes. It’s the ultimate comfort food this winter. 
 

Baked Skillet Pasta with an Easy Sausage Ragu

Baked Skillet Pasta with an Easy Sausage Ragu

This easy baked skillet pasta recipe features the flavors of pork sausage and fennel in a red wine ragu.  It’s cheesy, meaty and delicious and can be on your table in under an hour.

Sweet Potato Hash with Ground Turkey

Sweet Potato Hash with Ground Turkey

From skillet to plate in 30 minutes, this easy ground turkey and sweet potato hash is the ideal dish for a weeknight dinner or a weekend breakfast.

Chicken & Zucchini Burgers

Chicken & Zucchini Burgers

Loaded with shredded zucchini and squash, these healthy chicken burgers are full of flavor and juicy.

Lemon Basil Grilled Shrimp and Couscous

Lemon Basil Grilled Shrimp and Couscous

Marinated grilled shrimp flavored with lemon zest and basil served on a bed of Parmesan couscous is an easy spring and summer dinner that can be on your table in under an hour.

Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken

Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken

Celebrate Cinco the Mayo with a pitcher of margaritas and cilantro lime marinated grilled chicken for dinner.

Basil Pesto Vegetable Pasta with Shrimp

Basil Pesto Vegetable Pasta with Shrimp

Need a quick dinner? Make a big bowl of pasta filled with fresh vegetables, flavored with basil pesto and sautéed shrimp.

Southern-Inspired Shrimp & Grits

Southern-Inspired Shrimp & Grits

Get dinner on the table in under 30 minutes with this easy and delicious classic Southern Dish – shrimp and grits.

Salisbury Steak Meatballs with a French Onion Gravy

Salisbury Steak Meatballs with a French Onion Gravy

Turn plain ole burger into something gourmet and restaurant worthy. My Salisbury steak meatballs are smothered in a rich onion gravy and are the definition of comfort food at its finest. 

Rigatoni Pasta with Sausage and Shrimp in a Spicy Parmesan Cream Sauce

Rigatoni Pasta with Sausage and Shrimp in a Spicy Parmesan Cream Sauce

Hot sausage and succulent shrimp marry well smothered in a spicy Parmesan cream sauce atop of bed of rigatoni.

Homemade Jambalaya (Chicken, Shrimp & Andouille)

Homemade Jambalaya (Chicken, Shrimp & Andouille)

Have you ever had jambalaya? Not the kind out of a box but the homemade dish like what you get in New Orleans?

15-Minute Mushroom Pancetta Gnocchi

15-Minute Mushroom Pancetta Gnocchi

Creamy pillows of pasta that hint of mashed potatoes, earthy mushrooms and salty pancetta, swirled in a light and creamy sauce. Doesn’t that sound delicious? Want the recipe?

Easy Chicken Parmesan Lasagna

Easy Chicken Parmesan Lasagna

Combine two Italian dinner favorites into one with this cheesy chicken Parmesan lasagna.  

Homemade Meat Sauce

Homemade Meat Sauce

Never buy tomato sauce in a jar again! Tomato sauce made from scratch takes 30 minutes and tastes a million times better than the jarred variety.

Beef Burrito Bowls with Leftover Brisket

Beef Burrito Bowls with Leftover Brisket

Take taco night to a new level and  serve up these easy and healthy beef burrito bowls for dinner.

Pulled Pork Tacos (Pork Carnitas)

Pulled Pork Tacos (Pork Carnitas)

Taco night is a regular dinner in my house and these pulled pork tacos aka pork carnitas are a family favorite.

Grilled Swordfish with a Fruit Salsa

Grilled Swordfish with a Fruit Salsa

Take advantage of these late summer and fall evenings with a grilled swordfish dinner served with a fresh fruit salsa that’s light and delicious.

Ohio Pork Tenderloin Sliders with a Blackberry Barbecue Sauce

Ohio Pork Tenderloin Sliders with a Blackberry Barbecue Sauce

Fresh sweet blackberries give this barbecue sauce punch. It’s sweet and delicious drizzled on top of grilled pork tenderloin sliders.

Hawaiian Shrimp Skewers with Mint and Honey

Hawaiian Shrimp Skewers with Mint and Honey

Bring the flavors of the Hawaiian islands to your table with these tasty grilled shrimp and pineapple skewers.

Caprese Chicken (Easy Summer Recipe)

Caprese Chicken (Easy Summer Recipe)

Fresh tomatoes, basil and mozzarella top these balsamic vinaigrette marinated chicken breasts. This delicious grilled chicken recipe is on the table in under 30 minutes.

Easy Marinated Flank Steak

Easy Marinated Flank Steak

One of the most underrated cuts of meat is a favorite in my household. Usually reserved for fajitas or stir fries, flank steak is full of flavor and his best cooked and served at medium rare temperature.

Crabcake Sandwich with a Chipotle Mayo

Crabcake Sandwich with a Chipotle Mayo

This sandwich is all about the crabmeat – your getting plenty of bread via the roll. PLUS a $1000 Cash Giveaway!

Grilled Grouper with Lemon & Herbs

Grilled Grouper with Lemon & Herbs

This flaky grouper recipe with lemon and herbs is intended for the grill. 

Chargrilled Lemon Garlic Chicken

Chargrilled Lemon Garlic Chicken

Need an easy chicken dinner that grills up in a snap and is tender and juicy? Winner, winner – Chargrilled Lemon Garlic Chicken is for dinner. 

Ruby Red Grapefruit Honey Glazed Skillet Chicken

Ruby Red Grapefruit Honey Glazed Skillet Chicken

Transform a basic roasted whole chicken into something spectacular with a squeeze of ruby red grapefruit juice and a drizzle a sweet local honey. 

Blood Orange Cobia with Capers

Blood Orange Cobia with Capers

Fresh Cobia is served with a pan sauce of freshly squeezed blood oranges and tangy capers.

Slow Cooked Chicken Stew Vegetable Medley

Slow Cooked Chicken Stew Vegetable Medley

Tender shredded chicken has been slow cooked in this one pot dish that is paired with a medley of vegetables. 

Chicken Fried Rice (Better Than Takeout)

Chicken Fried Rice (Better Than Takeout)

My Better Than Takeout Chicken Fried Rice recipe uses five simple ingredients in one dish that packs protein and veggie goodness all in one.

Shrimp & Grits Charleston Style

Shrimp & Grits Charleston Style

The shrimp is pink and tender, the course grits are creamy and cheesy and the heat from the andouille sausage will warm your belly. 

Skillet Chicken with Carrots & Potatoes

Skillet Chicken with Carrots & Potatoes

The chicken is nestled in a cast-iron skillet in a flavorful white wine sauce and paired with honey gold bite-size potatoes and tender carrots.

Couscous Stuffed Peppers

Couscous Stuffed Peppers

Explore the colors of the rainbow with this low-sodium, high-fiber, healthy delicious dinner. My Wholesome Rainbow Couscous Stuffed Peppers are on the menu today!

Harvest Potato Corn Chowder

Harvest Potato Corn Chowder

Tender chunks of potato, crispy bits of pancetta, summer sweet crisp corn. Couldn’t you go for a bowl of that right about now?

Apple Cider Brandy Roasted Pork Loin

Apple Cider Brandy Roasted Pork Loin

Fresh apple cider spiked with brandy penetrates this pork loin with a sweet aromatic flavor.

Salt Seared Lamb Chops

Salt Seared Lamb Chops

These salt seared lamb chops promise to be fork tender and juicy.

Buffalo Chicken Casserole

Buffalo Chicken Casserole

If you’re a fan of Buffalo chicken wings then you are going to love this Buffalo Hash Brown Chicken Casserole recipe.

Breaded Chicken Cutlets with Herbed Mushrooms

Breaded Chicken Cutlets with Herbed Mushrooms

Chicken cutlets dredged in Italian breadcrumbs and sauteed golden brown. Add fresh herbs and sherry soaked mushrooms and dinner is served.

Salt Block Seared Shrimp

Salt Block Seared Shrimp

A salt block literally transforms the taste of anything you cook on it.

Old Bay Crab Cakes Recipe with Roasted Red Peppers

Old Bay Crab Cakes Recipe with Roasted Red Peppers

The secret to these classic crab cakes is that the succulent crab meat is mixed with just the right amount of crunchy Panko breadcrumbs. 

Basil Pesto Chicken Kebobs

Basil Pesto Chicken Kebobs

Basil. Pine nuts. Olive oil. Parmesan. Add it to chicken. Basil Pesto Chicken Kebabs are served! 

Brown Sugar Pork Tenderloin

Brown Sugar Pork Tenderloin

The flavors of balsamic vinegar, brown sugar and Dijon mustard infuse the meat for a taste that is sweet and full of charbroiled flavor that is sealed in.

Baked Halibut with Artichokes & Tomatoes in a White Wine Sauce

Baked Halibut with Artichokes & Tomatoes in a White Wine Sauce

Fresh tomatoes and artichoke hearts cooked in a lemony white wine sauce makes for a tangy partner to this firm, low-fat whitefish.

Caramelized Baked Chicken

Caramelized Baked Chicken

These chicken wings and legs have a sweet and sticky flavor that is just delicious.

Dad’s Peruvian-Style Ceviche

Dad’s Peruvian-Style Ceviche

Sweet peppers, onion and jalapeno give this seafood dish the kick it needs and melds together beautifully.

Roasted Pork Loin with a Honey Balsamic Wine Sauce

Roasted Pork Loin with a Honey Balsamic Wine Sauce

This simple yet versatile recipe results in delicious and tender tasting pork roast that falls apart when you cut it. That’s my kind of pork. 

Shrimp Scampi with Lemon Spaghetti

Shrimp Scampi with Lemon Spaghetti

The shrimp are sweet and the spaghetti is tangy. What’s not to love.

Easy French Onion Beef Brisket

Easy French Onion Beef Brisket

Beef brisket is the perfect winter comfort food after a long day on the road. Nothing fills the belly better than tender, melt in your mouth beef brisket, crisp baby carrots and redskin potatoes. 

Beef Brisket Rigatoni

Beef Brisket Rigatoni

This copycat recipe was created after a night out with friends to watch dueling piano players singing our favorite tunes.

I had the short rib rigatoni for dinner and it was delicious. I decided to create my own version.

Brined Oven Roasted Turkey with a Giblet Gravy

Brined Oven Roasted Turkey with a Giblet Gravy

Brine and roast your turkey for the juiciest most flavorful showstopper on your holiday table. Get step-by-step instructions and plenty of tips to make your Thanksgiving and Christmas the best meal of the year!

Pork Tenderloin with Prosciutto, Thyme & Rosemary

Pork Tenderloin with Prosciutto, Thyme & Rosemary

Pork tenderloin roasted in the oven or grilled on the barbie is a simple, easy meal that takes very little prep work. The pork is flavored with fresh rosemary and thyme from the garden and is wrapped in prosciutto.

Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon with Prosciutto Caramelized Brussel Sprouts

Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon with Prosciutto Caramelized Brussel Sprouts

Don’t be afraid to step out of the box with this midweek recipe. Wild-caught sockeye salmon is high in protein, vitamin D and Omega – 3 fatty acids. It’s a healthy choice for a mid week meal. And it just tastes so good.

Wild sockeye salmon, also known as red salmon or blue skin salmon, is actually known for its bright red skin. And it doesn’t take much to prepare. Garnish this fish with a little bit of olive oil, kosher salt and fresh ground pepper and pop it in the oven for about 15 minutes.

Hash Brown Chicken Casserole

Hash Brown Chicken Casserole

This easy cheesy casserole hits the spot on a cold fall night. Can you say comfort food? What’s easier than tossing together tender bits of roasted chicken breast, hash brown potatoes, shredded cheddar cheese and your favorite mixed vegetables.

Classic Pot Pie

Classic Pot Pie

This favorite is assembled easily enough with store-bought rotisserie chicken or leftover turkey from Thanksgiving, a bag of your favorite frozen vegetables, refrigerated crusts and a few other pantry essentials.