Recipes

Beaver Tails

A Canadian staple (at least in my house), no need for a grand introduction other than that. If you are craving something sweet this morning, give Beaver Tails a try… Ingredients 4 teaspoons yeast ½ cup warm water ½ cup milk warmed  5 tablespoons unsalted butter melted ½ cup sugar plus 1 tablespoon 2- 4…

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Eggs Benny Breakfast Pizza

I’ve made no secret of my love for pasta and tacos. In fact, I imagine a quick search of everything posted here over the years would show that delicious pasta and various taco recipes are more prominent (and popular) than other categories and cuisines. But lost in all of that is my near-equal love for…

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Crispy Skin Salmon with Mango Salsa

I’ve been fortunate to try different cuisine in a lot of different places. From BBQ in Texas to curry in Indonesia. For every favored regional dish I’ve tried around the world, nothing tastes like home to me like a well-cooked piece of salmon.  The color is bright and vibrant. The fish itself has just enough…

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Théasty Beef Ramen

Ramen: a dish I never experienced until a few years ago, when a local restaurant had a feature on the menu for it.  It was cold outside and I craved something hearty with a hint of spice.   I ate that ramen e v e r y d a y for two weeks and craved it…

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Thea’s Théasty Smashburgers

These fan favorites are finally up on the blog after many requests! Short and sweet but here is the recipe. Ultra crispy edges, no filler and so delicious you will never make another kind of burger again!     Ingredients   For the Burger Patty 1 lb Ground Chuck 80/20 Salt and pepper 1 tablespoon…

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Lazy Artisan Bread

Bread. Gosh, I LOVE bread.  Warm bread with melted butter… need I say more?  Artisan bread always fascinated me; the décor, the floured surface, the big loafs just waiting to be cut into.  Is there such a thing as lazy artisan bread? I never imagined.  Why? It all looks so complicated… So, I went searching…

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Braised Chili in Adobo Beef Tacos with Roasted Pineapple Salsa

You can never have too many variations of tacos.  The other day I was looking for something to make in my pressure cooker as some braised meat sounded good while the weather outside was dreadful and cold. I went looking for a piece of inexpensive meat for some braised tacos and found an inside round…

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Simple Focaccia

Is there anything better than warm focaccia? Rich olive oil, with chucks of salt and the subtle hint of rosemary makes this recipe a fan favorite. Eat the bread fresh from the oven with some olive oil and balsamic or use for your next turkey sandwich, panini, or grilled cheese.  Check out our basic cranberry…

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Classic Cranberry Sauce with Balsamic Vinegar

Myself and Giulia Lombardo from Just Giulia created some holiday spreads for pre and post season and nothing says holidays like homemade cranberry sauce. Check out this classic and simple recipe:   Directions Over medium low heat in a large sauce pan combine all ingredient and let simmer for 30-40 minutes until the sauce is…

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