Comforting Shepherd’s Pie with Cheesy Cheese Curds

Also known as Cottage Pie. I make my version with cheese curds instead of regular shredded Cheddar. Just so much more fun and comfort this way. I have another version where the pie is firmer and could be cut up into uniform squares. This recipe here creates a more luxurious […]

Shrimp Scampi

A true classic. Every so often, I sauté some shallots and serve this scampi on top of linguini. But this dish is pretty fantastic on it’s own. Perhaps with some garlic bread.

Copycat Panera Mac and Cheese

On our recent trip everyone fell in love with Panera’s Mac and Cheese! Unfortunately, we don’t have Panera in our city! Yet fortunately, that created a recipe development opportunity. This is unbelievably creamy, decadent and delicious!! Total win of a recipe and tastes exactly like Panera! This is by our […]

Lemon Greek Potatoes in Zesty Tomato Sauce

My family looooves my Lemon Greek Potatoes. Today I decided to switch it up and make them in zesty tomato sauce. And turns out, they love these potatoes better than the original version!! So easy to make and always a crowd-pleaser!

Perfectly Grilled Filet Mignon Every Time!

My technique for an unforgettable filet: Filet Mignon is a lean steak that is a very tender cut and therefore highly sought-after. Unfortunately, the filet comes from the tenderloin of the cow, which is up way high in the stomach, and not a muscle that’s used heavily like in other […]

The Best Grilled Burger

I’m always surprised when people ask me if I have a good burger recipe. There’s no need to overcomplicate burgers. Simple ground beef (ideally ground chuck), handled very gently, seasoned with salt and pepper, grilled perfectly to minimal safe internal temperature is all that’s needed for a perfect burger… Well, […]