Sea Food

Moules a la Mariniere

This delectable little number came from Smitten Kitchen who in turn got it from Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking. If you are curious about dabbling a bit in the art that is Julia Child, I came across a website dedicated to her recipes here. I know I will definitely be poking around… Continue reading Moules a la Mariniere

Soup

Egg Drop Soup

  What seems like eons ago, a big group of us went to this amazing hibachi joint called Goten of Japan for my birthday. This was only my second visit to Goten but will go down as the most memorable one thus far. I am talking great friends, family, cocktails, shrimp being tossed at your… Continue reading Egg Drop Soup

Beef

Homemade Loaded Shepherds Pie

This plate of amazingness came from a craving for comfort food... Not just any comfort food though. I.Needed.Shepherds.Pie. Yes... The childhood favorite that my mother used to make. Only I didn't quite want just a regular ol' shepherds pie... No... I wanted it loaded, cheesy, with bacon, chives, more cheese, green onions, a hamburger gravy,… Continue reading Homemade Loaded Shepherds Pie

Pasta

Pasta Carbonara

Can we have a moment... I never had Pasta Carbonara before I made this dish. O.o Is that weird? Please tell me I am not alone in this! Either way, the fact that I had made it and loved it will hopefully redeem me in your hearts. Until then, I think I am kind of… Continue reading Pasta Carbonara

Chicken

Chicken + Pineapple Skewers

This hot little number is something that happened after deciding one day at work, I needed pineapple. I mean, come on.... who doesn't like pineapple??? Lord knows when ever I encounter it, its as if the angels above sing an all holy song (and maybe do a little dance to accompany it) and I just… Continue reading Chicken + Pineapple Skewers