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Spinach Pesto and Sugar Snap Pea Linguine

Spinach Pesto and Sugar Snap Pea Linguine

April showers, bring May flowers–and vegetables! While it is still early Spring in the north there are still several vegetables that are, or will be, ready to harvest soon, and two of those vegetables are peas and spinach. These two vegetables are great together in 

Cajun Seasoned Turkey Breast Instant Pot Style!

Cajun Seasoned Turkey Breast Instant Pot Style!

When I hear that turkey is on the menu, I typically think Thanksgiving. You know, the beautiful Thanksgiving turkey sitting on the table, ready to carve surrounded by family and friends. It is a beautiful mental picture! However, turkey is something I have come to 

Pickled Radish Recipe

Pickled Radish Recipe

Early Spring is the season for radishes since they are typically some of the first vegetables that come out of the garden in the Spring. In fact, radishes take approximately 30 days from seed to harvest which makes them one of the fastest growers around! 

Ginger Meatball Ramen Recipe

Ginger Meatball Ramen Recipe

Ramen is one of those categories of foods, that I really didn’t fully appreciate until I was well into adulthood. Growing up, ramen meant the packaged ramen flavored with the included flavoring packets–that was it. Then in college came the addition of some mixed veggies 

Cranberry Chicken Salad Recipe

Cranberry Chicken Salad Recipe

One of the best ways to use part of a roasted chicken in the summer is for Cranberry Chicken Salad sandwiches!  If I’m feeling lazy, one of my tricks is to pick up a $5-$6 roasted chicken at my local grocery store and break it 

Scrambled Eggs Primavera

Scrambled Eggs Primavera

The emergence of Spring brings with it the fresh vegetables that we all crave at the end of a long winter. As such, the Italians came up with a descriptor of the freshness of the season in the word primavera. Basically, primavera is spring vegetables 

Instant Pot Pot Roast

Instant Pot Pot Roast

Quick and easy is the name of the game around here during the week. Dinner also has to taste good too. So, when I got my Instant Pot, one of the first things I wanted to try was Pot Roast. The preparation takes minimal dishes, 

Spaghetti Carbonara!

Spaghetti Carbonara!

Spaghetti Carbonara is a comfort food which evokes memories of a girls night many years ago full of laughs, drinks, great company and learning to cook Spaghetti Carbonara.  Years later, whenever I see this dish on a menu, I am immediately taken back to that