Sloppy Giuseppe

When I think of the food that I enjoyed as a kid, I think of this Sloppy Giuseppe recipe. It’s a great way to completely dress up a regular sloppy Joe recipe and impress whoever you are serving. Print Sloppy … Continue reading

Warm Potato and Shrimp Salad

This is one of my sister’s favorite recipes. It’s incredibly tasty and is a really simple tradition to start when preparing a dinner. Print Warm Potato and Shrimp Salad Serves: 4 Prep time:  35 mins Cook time:  1 hour Total time:  … Continue reading

Spicy Grilled Shrimp

I went to a restaurant once when I was first being introduced to seafood (I was a late bloomer), and took a gamble with the shrimp.  The server assured me that these would open my world…sure enough, they did.  This … Continue reading

Fireman Chili

This family recipe is incredibly simple and will surprise you with the flavors.  As it is, it won’t win any awards, but feel free to dress it up with other ingredients like jalapenos, cumin, pork, etc.  The chili is very … Continue reading

Pasta Carbonarra

My high school boyfriend made me this recipe for our six month anniversary. He got the recipe from the local Italian place he worked at. It quickly became a family favorite. But by the time you are done mixing, you … Continue reading

Foil Wrapped Salmon & Vegetables

This is my mom’s go to summer grilling dish – or her go to winter dish when she misses the summertime. It’s easy to put together and cooks up fast. Plus it’s super healthy! Print Foil Wrapped Salmon & Vegetables … Continue reading

Cheese Stuffed Shells

This is the recipe that got me and my three roommates through college. It was our fun bake night dish. It’s a great dish for multiple people who want to cook the meal. One can do the noodles, one can … Continue reading

Stuffed Green Peppers

Stuffed Green Peppers have always been a staple of Fall and comfort food.  This modified family recipe allows for a lot of creativity with various ingredients.  I’ve added jalapenos, different cheeses, and many others!  Take the time to get creative … Continue reading

Traditional Pasta Gravy

With every generation, our traditional family recipe changes slightly. This is my father’s version that was passed down to me in 2000. I’ve adjusted the recipe numerous times by using different meats as well as quantities of everything. I’ve found … Continue reading

Paella Valenciana

Fun story on friends over for Paella dinner,  “Be sure to keep an eye on bring water to a boil. “ The Paella is a Spaniard plate and there are many modified version improvised to your liking. My mom’s cousin … Continue reading