InstantPot Slow Cooker Pork Pozole

Pozole is a slow cooked Mexican stew with big hunks of tender pork and hominy, along with chili and South American spices for a ton of flavor. I partnered with Smithfield, using their Boneless Pork Loin, to create this recipe, so I hope you try and comment on what you loved about it! Smithfield® is inspiring families to “shake up” their cooking routines with the Smithfield Fresh Pork Shake […] Read Full Post

Roasted Brussels Sprouts on the Stalk with Bacon and Cranberries

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with crispy, salt bacon and chewy, sweet cranberries, do I need to go on any more? I loved trying this recipe for the first time while filming because it was exciting to get outside my comfort zone! I have bought these beauties on the stalk before, but I always cut them off and roast them on a sheet pan. This time I thought, why not leave it […] Read Full Post

Roasted Vegetable Soup in Less Than 5 Minutes

If you watched my video on how to make the most delicious Mediterranean Roasted Vegetables you might be wondering what to do with all the leftovers. In less than 5 minutes you can have this hearty and flavorful soup.  I top it with crisped chicken sausage for protein and to check the box of a complete meal, but you could always leave it out for a vegetarian option. Mediterranean Roasted […] Read Full Post

Irresistible Deviled Egg Recipes

Spring is synonymous with eggs, both Passover and Easter use them as a symbol of life and rebirth. On our Passover table we always have a charred egg on the seder plate, symbolizing springtime and renewal and we offer a hard boiled egg with salt water as an appetizer. I thought this year I would make classic, herby deviled eggs using another Passover staple, parsley. The bitter herb is also […] Read Full Post

Chinese New Year: Dumpling Recipes and Entertaining Tips

Chinese New Year begins today and it’s easier than you think to celebrate at home! Dumplings are one of the traditional dishes always served at a Chinese New Year feast (along with long noodles, the longer they are supposedly the longer you’ll live!) and they are simple to prepare. If you don’t have a steamer basket, try using your vegetable steamer, if you don’t have cabbage leaves, try using parchment […] Read Full Post

Chicken Marsala – And Reinvented Chicken Marsala Panini

Chicken Marsala with Pan Roasted Fingerling Potatoes 4 chicken breast, trimmed, sliced horizontally and then pounded thin with a mallet (tip, place a towel under the cutting board, and plastic wrap over the chicken) 1 small package baby bella mushrooms, washed and sliced quarter inch thin 12 shitake mushrooms, stems removed and sliced 1/2 cup flour 1 cup chicken stock 1 cup marsala wine salt and pepper to taste 1 […] Read Full Post

Sheet Pan Mediterranean Roasted Carrots and Acorn Squash

Carrots and Acorn Squash are even more flavorful when roasted along with these warm Mediterranean and classic Middle Eastern spices. I tossed them in coriander and cumin, extra virgin olive oil and salt and pepper and roasted them on a sheet pan to make the most incredible healthy side dish. Try this for a weeknight dinner along with chicken, on top of a salad or puree the leftovers into a […] Read Full Post