Chicken Parmigiana

Chicken Parmigiana

The ultimate Italian American classic comfort food gets taken up a notch! This is an incredible version of chicken parmigiana with smoked mozzarella! Continue Reading →


Lemon Lavender Shortbread Cookies

Lemon Lavender Shortbread Cookies

These lemon lavender shortbread cookies are buttery, rich and so flavorful. They are just perfect with a hot cup of tea! Continue Reading →


Four Cheese Ravioli

Four Cheese Ravioli

Tender, handmade four cheese ravioli get tossed with a savory and super flavorful mushroom marinara sauce. This is classic Italian food at its best! Continue Reading →


Homemade Marinara Sauce

Homemade Marinara Sauce

Homemade marinara sauce is one of the most versatile, amazing and flavorful weapons in the kitchen arsenal. Make a vat and use it in countless yummy ways! Continue Reading →


Savory Herb Crepes

Savory Herb Crepes

Flavorful, savory herb crepes get filled with a luscious pancetta, goat cheese, ricotta and rosemary filling. These are sumptuous and amazing for brunch! Continue Reading →


Moroccan Surf and Turf Stew

Moroccan Surf and Turf Stew

Succulent shrimp, tender beef, chickpeas and root vegetables get paired with loads of fragrant spices for a hot, comforting Moroccan surf and turf stew! Continue Reading →


Homemade Shrimp Stock

Homemade Shrimp Stock

Homemade shrimp stock is easy and incredible to use for huge flavors in soups and stews. It’s a great way to use the removed tails from fresh shrimp! Continue Reading →


Snowy Days

Snowy Days

I’ve realized that I have developed a complex love/hate relationship with winter over the years here in NJ. Here are my musings on snowy days! Continue Reading →


Cheddar Jalapeno Scones

Cheddar Jalapeno Scones

Cheddar jalapeno scones are so perfect for brunch! They’re hearty but also light, crumbly and full of huge flavors without being too spicy. Continue Reading →


Coconut Mini Muffins

Coconut Mini Muffins

Coconut mini muffins were the perfect thing to make for my wonderful father-in-law for his birthday. They are loaded with flavor and so cute! Continue Reading →