Smoky Italian Tomato Bisque

It’s a bit dreary today and tomato soup sounded so good! I had some fry bread leftover from yesterday’s Fry Bread Tacos and they absolutely amazing dipped in the soup. You can easily replace any of the herbs that you don’t like with more of the other herbs, just be careful with thyme. A little goesContinue reading “Smoky Italian Tomato Bisque”

Baked Pesto Chicken Pie

Pesto sounded so good tonight! I’m looking after my folks’ farm while they’re on vacation and they don’t have any mozzarella, so I improvised and used gournay cheese and parmesan. It turned out so delicious and creamy. 2 large Chicken Breasts; cubed ½ cup Onion; minced 2 cloves Garlic; minced Salt and Pepper to taste 3Continue reading “Baked Pesto Chicken Pie”

Pesto Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash

I was all set to make my BBQ Bacon Burgers last night, but I remembered last minute that it was my niece’s 12th birthday. Time to script the flip! We did Pesto Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash instead because…reasons. So the burgers are dinner tomorrow and I promise to post the hamburger bun recipe. Squash: 2Continue reading “Pesto Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash”

Seared Pesto T-Bone Steak

I bought these steaks to be my birthday dinner over a month ago, but then the whole covid thing happened so I tucked them away in my freezer. Well, tonight’s the night! My sense of taste is still a bit wonky, but it was good! Seared Pesto T-Bone Steak, Cinnamon Butter Baked Sweet Potato, SouthContinue reading “Seared Pesto T-Bone Steak”

Air Fried Greek Home Fries

The Greek Home Fries I made with yesterday’s Egg Salad Sandwiches. They’re so easy and delicious and go great with Tzatziki Sauce! You can follow my recipe for the Greek seasoning, or you can use the store-bought shaker bottle if you don’t have every spice known to man in your pantry. 2 large Russet Potatoes;Continue reading “Air Fried Greek Home Fries”

Baked Pesto Caprese Chicken

Amidst the doom and gloom, there’s a glimmer of happiness! Look what finally arrived! In celebration, I made one of my favorite dishes from my new book. I didn’t have any fresh basil, so I used homemade Pesto instead. Served with Fondant Potatoes, Garlic Herb Flatbread and a light salad! Pretty sure if I ateContinue reading “Baked Pesto Caprese Chicken”

Baked Pesto Salmon

Pesto Salmon is one of my go to dinners! It’s so simple and so delicious! I normally smoke my salmon, but baking it is a great option as well. This time I served it with Brown Butter Pasta and Mushrooms braised in balsamic vinegar. Pesto is an amazingly versatile sauce. I’ve put it on darnContinue reading “Baked Pesto Salmon”

Quick Marinara Sauce

This sauce is so versatile! It’s amazing in Steak Pizzaoila, Chicken Parmesan, Spaghetti or Baked Ziti! While it may not be a traditional Italian recipe, its still delicious! This is the quick version of my from scratch version that takes upwards of 5 hours to make and uses fresh Roma tomatoes. But weeknights can beContinue reading “Quick Marinara Sauce”

Pesto Chicken Pasta

Simple 20 minute dinner tonight because today’s been crazy and my tank’s on empty. Pulled a jar of homemade pesto out of the freezer and it was fresh as the day I made it. 2 large Chicken Breasts; cubed Salt and Pepper to taste 16 ounces Ziti Pasta ½ cup Butter 1 small Onion; choppedContinue reading “Pesto Chicken Pasta”

Baked Garlic Parmesan Wings

Baked some Garlic Parmesan Wings for lunch! They were missing something, so I made an Italian Vinaigrette to drizzle over top. Top notch wings! I will definitely be adding these to my weekly wing recipe rotation. Wings: 12 Party Wings; tips removed 3 Tablespoons Cornstarch Pinch of Salt and Pepper ¼ cup Parmesan Cheese 1Continue reading “Baked Garlic Parmesan Wings”