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Browned Brussels sprouts in a baking dish with olive wood spatula

Garlic Brussels Sprouts

My liking of Brussels sprouts is most likely explained by my heritage – anything cabbage is a staple in Eastern European kitchens. However, I know that most people either love them or hate them. My Mother in law hates them and my husband loves them. So it definitely doesn’t run […]

Slate board with smoked salmon, cream cheese, wasabi, cucumber, chives, sesame seeds

Smoked Salmon and Wasabi Cream Cheese Roll-Ups

These roll-ups are so easy to make and they are perfect for a refreshing, flavorful appetizer. If these flavors are up your alley you can easily have them for dinner as a riceless version of sushi – just make more! Added bonus – you don’t need to turn on the […]

Salad made of arugula, radish slices, goat cheese crumbles and sweet potato

Sweet Potato and Goat Cheese Salad

This sweet potato salad is probably one of my favorite dishes to eat. It’s beautiful, delicious, and filling. It is very forgiving in terms of substitutions (goat cheese for feta, pumpkin for sweet potato, spinach for arugula) but this combination is my favorite. If you want to “protein it up”, […]

Two roasted chicken breasts and halved garlic bulb and basil leaves scattered around

Simple Roasted Chicken

Inspiration for this recipe comes from Julia Child’s book “Mastering the Art of French Cooking”. I set out to find a reliable chicken recipe that could be adapted to whatever dish I’m making that needed protein. As I made it time after time, I’ve come to rely on a few […]