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roast sea bass with olives and tomatoes

roast sea bass with olives and tomatoes

let’s stay healthy. i love fish. this recipe can use any firm & mild white fish (cod, halibut, sea bass).  this recipe embraces mediterranean flavors and ingredients. add or remove which ever you do/don’t like. there’s just a bit of chopping involved. not much else! enjoy! adapted from bon appetit _____________________ roast sea bass with … Continue reading

crispy chicken with warm arugula and chickpea salad

crispy chicken with warm arugula and chickpea salad

fresh & healthy. lots of textures. an interesting combination for a fast, weeknight dinner. you could always add halved cherry tomatoes…! yum! i’m always looking for a recipe that makes chicken more interesting, and this was delicious! original recipe from epicurious. enjoy! _____________________  crispy chicken with warm arugula and chickpea salad serves 2 ingredients 6 … Continue reading

chicken & chickpea stew

chicken & chickpea stew

chickpeas, or garbanzo beans, are an interesting little ingredient that i experimented with this week. great for you and filling, they add a nice meaty texture to a dish and stew. they also soak up flavor (but don’t have much on their own). this chicken and chickpea stew, from bon appetit, is ideal for a … Continue reading

thai chicken & coconut noodle soup

thai chicken & coconut noodle soup

i love thai anything. i usually leave it to the pros but decided to give a coconut soup a try. the original recipe came from food & wine. i gave it a try because it had good ratings and was fairly simple. again, i changed it slightly because the directions were not very clear to … Continue reading

seared duck one-eyed salad

seared duck one-eyed salad

i love salads, but it’s hard to be satisfied but just greens after a work out or long day. adding a fried egg to a salad or some additional protein will fill you up. here i did both. this one-eyed salad with winter greens and a homemade vinaigrette looked great, but i went one step … Continue reading

pastitsio

pastitsio

cooking for a crowd? this greek pasta casserole is delicious and comforting. choose your favorite short pasta to personalize. while this isn’t the most simple dish, you can make it ahead, and then pop it in the oven to bake when you’re ready to eat. i used lamb, as the recipe calls for, but you … Continue reading

seared duck breast

seared duck breast

sometimes you have to eat fancy. i don’t mean going out to dinner. when duck is on a menu, i’m going to order it. so when i saw it at the grocery store, i thought i’d try my hand at cooking it myself. i’ve “cooked” duck confit… the kind from Costco that you just pop … Continue reading

indian-spiced chicken

indian-spiced chicken

the groundhog predicted a few more weeks of winter… and it’s still snowing. this calls for more warm, hearty meals. how about something spicy and delicious? this recipe came from bon appetit. please feel free to go by the recipe, but i made a few changes. instead of adding potatoes, i added frozen peas. i … Continue reading

poisson en papillote

poisson en papillote

this may sound fancy… but it’s easy! poisson en papillote is simply fish cooked in a parchment paper packet. you tightly wrap julienned (thinly sliced) veggies and fish in a parchment paper packet and roast in the oven. the final product is a full dinner presented as a little gift! if you have a dinner … Continue reading

patty melt

patty melt

hi. this is the most college kid meal ever. it’s cheap, easy, and really delicious. this might be a recurring theme on this blog. oh well. i immediately texted my brother this recipe and he made it the next night. he added mushrooms, and i’m not mad about it. while you could make your own … Continue reading