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Category: Quick Meals

Easy and Delicious Turmeric Potatoes

Easy and Delicious Turmeric Potatoes

Turmeric potatoes are my newest favorite obsession and once you try them they will be your too! These potatoes are so versatile and can be used for breakfast, lunch or for dinner as a side. I originally had planned this as part of a larger 

Miso Glazed Salmon

Miso Glazed Salmon

Miso glazed salmon is a really delicious and quick meal to make. The miso on the salmon really brings out that umami flavor in the salmon and the optional soy ginger sauce served on the side just perfects the whole dish. Because salmon cooks so 

Fresh Cherry Tomato Sauce

Fresh Cherry Tomato Sauce

Fresh cherry tomato sauce is one of my all time favorite quick and fresh sauces to go over pasta! Cherry tomatoes add a wonderful burst of flavor in this sauce and they are not cooked all the way down, leaving their shape mostly in tact. 

Pepper Steak

Pepper Steak

Pepper Steak is one of my all time favorite dishes from my childhood. It is one of those classic dishes that people have been making for years and there are so many variations of it. My favorite version is definitely this recipe which has all 

Spaghetti with Pork Bolognese Sauce

Spaghetti with Pork Bolognese Sauce

Spaghetti with pork bolognese has to be one of the all time most comforting foods. It reminds me of Sunday suppers growing up in a large Italian family where everyone would gather at my grandmother’s house for dinner. It has wonderful memories and tastes so 

Honey Yogurt Cake – Ciambella Yogurt Cake

Honey Yogurt Cake – Ciambella Yogurt Cake

Ciambella yogurt cake is an Italian cake that is shaped as a ring or donut shape (Ciambella in Italian) and is often served for breakfast in Italy. I love making these cakes because they are really simple, rustic and they make a lightly sweet breakfast 

Zucchini Pudding

Zucchini Pudding

Zucchini pudding is a dish from Mexico and it is usually served as a side like a vegetable or a souffle and straight from the oven when hot.  It is not the normal Mexican food you think of but Mexico has so much more food 

Orecchiette and Broccoli

Orecchiette and Broccoli

Orecchiette and broccoli is a dish that I have been making for my family since my kids were toddlers and it was made for me by my Mom. Orecchiette means little ears in Italian and it makes the perfect shape for holding the olive oil 

Kofta Meatballs

Kofta Meatballs

Kofta meatballs are my take on the traditional kofta found in Middle Eastern cooking. Kofta is traditionally made as meat on sticks or kebobs and usually made of lamb. While I enjoy eating kofta in this traditional way, making them into meatballs saves a lot 

Pork Chops with Za’atar Cream Sauce

Pork Chops with Za’atar Cream Sauce

Pork chops with a creamy za’atar sauce is a wonderful. easy and tasty recipe that makes a great entertaining dish or regular week night meal option thanks to its quick cooking time. This dish uses boneless pork chops making cooking time really fast. Boneless pork