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Pan Fried Halloumi Salad

Pan Fried Halloumi Salad

  Fried halloumi salad is a very flavorful vegetarian salad that will please everyone, even the meat eaters.  Halloumi if you have not had it before is a sheeps milk and ewes milk cheese made in the Mediterranean and it is salty and firm making 

Cajun Chicken Pasta

Cajun Chicken Pasta

Cajun Chicken Pasta has to be hands down one of my favorite ways to eat pasta! The flavors are bold, spicy and creamy and everyone always loves it. My family and I call this sauce liquid gold because it is that good.  While this is 

The Most Amazing Pulled Pork and Sides

The Most Amazing Pulled Pork and Sides

My pulled pork and sides recipe is a great and tasty way to make pulled pork that you cook in your slow cooker.  Each layer of flavor in this whole dish (if you are making the sides too) is amazing and worth the effort of 

Chicken with Tarragon and Cream Sauce

Chicken with Tarragon and Cream Sauce

This is a classic and easy French dish to add to your dinner rotation.  Unlike many French recipes, this one does not require any special techniques and it’s flavor is amazing.  Fresh tarragon is important when making this dish since it has a sweet flavor 

Salad Nicoise

Salad Nicoise

Salad Nicoise is a classic French salad that you will find all over France.  There are many variations of this dish but most will have hard boiled egg, green beans, tuna and tomatoes served over lettuce.   I love this dish because it is a light 

Farro and Kale Minestrone

Farro and Kale Minestrone

Minestrone is a style of Italian soup that varies in its ingredients from region to region.  This farro and kale minestrone utilizes winter vegetables and uses farro (an ancient grain) instead of the traditional pasta and is more commonly found in the northern areas of 

Indian Vegetable Curry

Indian Vegetable Curry

One of our favorite dishes that is in our dinner rotation is Indian curry!  We are huge fans of Indian food, always have been for as long as I can remember.  The spices that are in the curry are just amazing and make anything you 

Mexican Lentils with Fruit

Mexican Lentils with Fruit

Mexican lentils and fruit is a recipe that is an everything but the kitchen sink kind of dish. This stew is so full of flavor thanks to all of the different flavors and textures. This recipe has sweet elements from the fruit, salty elements from 

Chinese Chicken and Green Beans

Chinese Chicken and Green Beans

For years, my husband has been cooking this amazing dish of Chinese chicken and green beans and let me tell you that the name does not do it justice.  Chicken and green beans sounds so plain and ordinary but this dish is none of that!  

Korean Sesame Noodles with Roasted Broccolini

Korean Sesame Noodles with Roasted Broccolini

Korean sesame noodles is a big on flavor dish that will definitely pep up any dinner rotation. I’ve always loved any sesame noodles recipe because it is quick and easy and very tasty.  For this recipe, I decided to add a special ingredient to the