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Oven Baked Ham and Cheese Sliders Recipe

Oven baked ham and cheese sliders recipe on a plate

Sliders are an all time favorite of mine. Even as a Californian, I am one of those people who would take White Castle slider over an In-N-Out Burger any day of the week (my fiancé and I debate over this constantly). For me, it’s all about the steamed onion in a slider. Yes, that is … Read more

Recipe for Veal Parmesan with Spaghetti

Veal Parmesan with Spaghetti in a bowl

I think Italian food might just be my favorite cuisine of all time. We always make Italian food at home and while most of it is pretty straightforward, there are a few we tend to leave to restaurants, like veal parmesan.  Veal parmesan can definitely seem a bit intimidating. Most of us don’t cook with … Read more

Simple Stovetop Pot Roast Recipe

Prepared stovetop pot roast recipe paired with mashed potatoes

When you think of beef for dinner, steak probably comes to mind. Grilled hot and fast with that perfect tender rare meat inside; few things could compare right? As amazing as steak is, we can’t eat steak everyday – it’s too expensive and it is only part of what makes beef so delicious.  That brings … Read more

Simple Dry Brine Oven Roast Chicken Recipe

Finished oven roasted whole chicken recipe in a bed of vegetables

Roast chicken used to be a staple of the home cooks repertoire. Today however, we have a surplus of take home rotisserie chickens on store shelves threatening this right of passage for home cooks. While it is easy to just pop into a store and pick up a bird, you will never get the same … Read more

Simple Classic Cheese Quesadilla Recipe

Avocado on top of a bowl of classic cheese quesadilla recipe

When I think of childhood food joys I often think of quesadillas. There was just something so easy about putting some cheese in a tortilla and popping it on the stove or in the microwave for an easy afternoon snack. Quesadillas were the late night snack food of sleepovers, all night study sessions, and one … Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Picking and Cooking a Turkey

Oven roasted whole turkey

Turkeys are inherently difficult things to cook, because they are big, often frozen, very lean, and have bones. Plus, we don’t eat them very often and so we rarely get practice cooking them. Just ask yourself, how many times have you made chicken breast compared to how many times you have baked a turkey? So … Read more

Easy Dry Brine Turkey Recipe

Sliced dry brine turkey recipe

While you might enjoy sliced turkey throughout the year, there are only a couple select times each year that you probably enjoy a giant turkey meal. Most commonly, this is during Thanksgiving, partially due to needing a bird big enough to feed a large gathering of people.  If you’re in charge of cooking the turkey … Read more

Simple Lemon and Garlic Swordfish Recipe

Swordfish with fresh tomatoes and grated lemon peel on a plate with a fork and knife next to it

For those of us who do not regularly eat seafood or live near the ocean, you may not be that familiar with swordfish in cuisine. It might sound like an exotic fish that is a bit intimidating to eat; however, it actually has a very mellow taste and is great for cooking. What is Swordfish? … Read more

Easy Juicy Sous Vide Tri Tip Recipe

Finished sous vide tri tip recipe with vegetables on a plate

We are huge fans of sous vide cooking at my house, probably most so when it comes to beef. Of all the cuts of beef out there, there is maybe none so perfectly matched for sous vide cooking other than tri tip.  If you are a family that likes varying degrees of doneness (from medium … Read more

Simple Peppered Seared Ahi Recipe

Peppered seared ahi recipe with pasta on a plate

I am sure you’ve heard before that tuna is the “chicken of the sea.” Well there are many kinds of tuna out there, and one of my favorites is ahi. You can really think of ahi as the “beef of the sea,” specifically seared ahi which lends itself perfectly to rare seared style cooking. This … Read more