Category: Stove Top

Grapefruit Chicken

Grapefruit Chicken

Grapefruit, with some brandy and sherry, help make this French-inspired chicken dish deliciously succulent. This is one of the dishes I make to impress guests. It has a flambe step, which my husband loves to watch.

Lentils with an Egg Hat

Lentils with an Egg Hat

In the Czech Republic, many restaurants stay open until the wee hours of the morning after the changing of the New Year, but offer a limited menu. The offering usually includes a lentils dish, since lentils represent luck and wealth. Like a breakfast hash, the lentil portion can be made the day before and quickly reheated and topped with a freshly cooked egg. The recipe below includes small diced ham with vegetables and herbs. It can easily be made vegetarian with just a couple changes.

Sun-Dried Tomato Frittata with Baby Kale

Sun-Dried Tomato Frittata with Baby Kale

Pack some vegetables into your morning with this crustless quiche that contains no refined grains. Powering up with protein can help to support a weight loss goal.

Terrific Pacific Coast Cod

Terrific Pacific Coast Cod

This is an easy way to prepare fish with potatoes and onion. The fish is poached in milk which helps make it fool proof and have a delicate texture.

Breaded Italian Stuffed Shells Arrabbiata

Breaded Italian Stuffed Shells Arrabbiata

My aunt was half Italian and taught me a lot in the kitchen, so I created this recipe in her honor. These zesty sausage and cheese stuffed shells with a crispy coating are perfect for serving on game day, at casual get togethers or holiday parties.

Not Your Grandma’s Apple Butter

Not Your Grandma’s Apple Butter

A favorite in the fall living so close to the orchard. A recipe handed down from my grandmother and adapted to modern life and kicked up a notch.