Rigatoni with Sausage and Broccoli

There’s something about pasta dishes with broccoli that gets me everytime I order at a restaurant. I love broccoli; it’s one of my favorite vegetables. Freshly chopped broccoli florets tossed with pasta, seasoned with garlic and other aromas is a match made in pasta heaven! I bought sausage links a few weeks ago from Whole Foods for this dish, and […]

Beef Enchiladas

I am a sucker for Mexican cuisine. The spices, flavors, and of course a large margarita to wash it down; what’s not to love? When it comes to ordering Mexican food, I am a traditionalist. I tend to order a quesadilla or some tacos, but never enchiladas. I like handheld foods and dislike making a mess when I eat, which […]

Chipotle Beef Stew

There are a few traditional, classic meals that throw me off when I think about making my own version, for virtually no other reason other than “well my version can’t possibly be good, right?” It is really a very silly and irrational thing to think, but beef stew (along with the tuscan chicken recipe I have) scared me the first […]

Turkey, Brie, and Apple Sandwich

Fun fact: I used to say I “hated” cheese when I was younger. For whatever reason, I would say I did not like cheese, yet I would still eat it. Not sure what the logic was behind that was, other than I THINK I meant I dislike strong, stinky cheese like blue cheese or gorgonzola, because those cheeses I actually […]