Sesame Chicken with Stir-Fried Vegetables

This is my version of the popular Chinese take-out, Sesame Chicken. I’ve lightened up the recipe considerably by not coating and deep frying the chicken. Omitting a step also shortens the preparation time by a lot, as well making this a quick, easy, and healthy weeknight dinner....more

Easiest Banana Nut Cake

Chicken Parmesan

Vegetable Noodles

Easy Butter Chicken

Here is my updated version of Butter Chicken. Last week I posted an authentic recipe, and this week I have my interpretation for you. This recipe is lighter and faster. I simplified the spice list and made this recipe dairy free. Just to be clear, this is ‘Butter’ Chicken in preparation only, there isn’t any butter or cream in this version....more

Sunday Pasta®: Fettuccine con Sugo di Manzo (Beef Sirloin)

I have a problem with the word noodle. A big problem, which has morphed into an Othello-like obsession, though it’s more of a hatred than a jealousy. I’ll start with the spelling and the sound. Noodle. Say it aloud and you’ll hear the inherent weakness....more

Fresh Pineapple Tart

@Denise Thank you Denise. It is a fairly quick and easy recipe and is made with agave nectar. ...more

Sunday Pasta®: Penne al Cavolo Nero (Black Kale)

Cancer sucks. I first realized this when I was about 7-years-old, and somehow watched a made for TV movie, Sunshine , in which a young mother dies of cancer....more

Pizza Monkey Bread AKA Pizza in a Bad @$$ Pocket

I saw a recipe for Pizza Monkey Bread on Pinterest using refrigerator biscuits, and thought my boys would love it.There are few things yummier than a Pillsbury Grands Biscuit.  Their pull apart layer by delicious buttery layer goodness can only be surpassed by their scrumdillyosis crescent rolls. ...more