Peruvian Chicken with Aji Verde Sauce

This roasted chicken dish is loaded with latin inspired spices and marinated over night. Heavy notes of chile and paprika give it a lovely redish color and hints of smoke. I am a firm believer in 'never to much garlic' and we've also added lime, cumin, sea salt, cilantro, olive oil and red pepper. My … Continue reading Peruvian Chicken with Aji Verde Sauce

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Papi’s Homemade Meatballs :)

Came home the other night to one of my favorite dishes. Hand shaped beef and pork meatballs in a rustic marinara with shallot, garlic, fresh herbs, parmesan, tomato and sherry. Served over gluten free pasta with a side of fresh tomato mozzarella caprese salad. ย My husband William made this delicious meal and helped me stage … Continue reading Papi’s Homemade Meatballs ๐Ÿ™‚

Blistered Tomatoes

This. Just.Happened. Yep. FML ( in such a fabulous way) Blistered Grape, Marzano,Sunburst, Vine Ripe and Sundried Tomatoes with a Heavy Splash of Chardonnay, Hand Picked Herbs, Garlic, Shallot, Olive Oil and Sea Salt. ย Roasted in a Cast Iron Pan for 20 Minutes and Then Topped with Buffalo Mozzarella and Creamy Goat Cheese. Hi Broiled … Continue reading Blistered Tomatoes

Horseradish Roasted Salmon….(fโ˜†ck yeah) :)

Back ground story: Years ago I had the honor of working side by side with Chef Arpad Olah who is not only a creative genius but a close personal friend and mentor. He and his beautiful family are dear to my heart and I think of them each time I recreate this amazing dish. This … Continue reading Horseradish Roasted Salmon….(fโ˜†ck yeah) ๐Ÿ™‚

Brazilian Pica Flor โ™ก

This is a spin on my personal cocktail recipe and is actually a variation of a luxurious Brazilian Lemonade. This drink is traditionally made with fresh squeezed limes, sweetened condensed milk and sugar water. I've added Silver Patron and a Pinch of Jalapeรฑo because I love a little heat to balance out the acidity and … Continue reading Brazilian Pica Flor โ™ก

This Little Piggy…

Tender Pork Tenderloin, Pounded Out and Stuffed with Pan Roasted Shallot, An Jou Pears, Crumbled Gorgonzola and Ravage Cabernet. Sprinkled lavishly with sea salt and cracked pepper- then tucked and rolled, tied with fresh rosemary and then lovingly basted while roasting with the pan sauce left over from the pears and shallots. ย One hour on … Continue reading This Little Piggy…

Sunday Dinner

Ive been waiting all week for this. Spicy Garlic Shrimp and Whipped Cauliflower with Creamy Bergenost and a Side of Southern Style Collard Greens with Pequeno Pepper Sauce. I love shrimp and grits, so this is a slightly healthier version and closer to a paleo menu. Ive been (mostly) gluten free and (mostly) paleo for … Continue reading Sunday Dinner