Pistachio Pesto Pierogies

National Pierogy Day may have been on 10/8, but I’m all for month-long celebrations! To help celebrate this delicious national holiday, I put together a simple and easy recipe featuring Mrs. T’s Pierogies classic cheddar variety paired with a fresh basil pistachio sauce. Rich, flavorful, and can be...

Italian Baked Eggs with Turkey Sausage

I absolutely love baked egg dishes! They are so versatile in the sense that you can enjoy them for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner! They can really hit the spot no matter the time of day. I normally go with a simple baked egg recipe using...

Pierogies alla Vodka Recipe

Whenever I'm out eating at an Italian restaurant and am craving pasta, I tend to steer towards the penne alla vodka. Regardless of how many good choices there are on the menu I know later on I'll regret not sinking my teeth into the rich,...

Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Mushrooms

Are you a big fan of spinach artichoke dip like I am? Spinach and artichoke is a pretty popular combination and when you meld that together with creamy cheese, the flavors and textures are undeniably delicious. The dip is a great item to serve at...

Cream Sherry and Butternut Squash Crostini

I love entertaining friendly dishes. When a host has out a plate of colorful appetizers and wine glasses filled, I know it is going to be a good evening! My all time favorite appetizer to serve during the holidays is butternut squash on toast. The first...

Penne Pasta in a Creamy Sherry Tomato Sauce

My mom's side is Italian so I did grow up on a lot of Italian style dishes including lots of pasta! I have a pretty big weakness for pasta. Especially when it's dosed in a rich and creamy sauce. For this dish, I created a luxuriously...

Q&A with Gail Simmons on Sous Vide Cooking!

Sous Vide cooking is something I've never tried before. I've heard the term tossed around here and there but mostly by professional chefs. Never by the hobbyist home cook. However, I recently attended an event by Chef Steps where Gail Simmons introduced me to an entirely...

Clams and Linguine with Manzanilla Sherry

Sun, wine, and seafood. Those have been staples so far in my summer this year. I never used to cook seafood because I was always scared I'd ruin it or overcook it but this year my confidence is a little higher in the kitchen and...