Make Ahead Breakfast Casserole

The word ‘casserole’ doesn’t do this amazing dish justice.  Fluffy eggs, crispy bacon, earthy sausage and indulgent puff pastry make this the ultimate make ahead breakfast. If you know me at all, you know I’m not a great planner, I’m often late and it’s not uncommon for me to rush  in the mornings.  Mondays I try and get the week off to a good start by packing my boy’s lunches […] Read Full Post

Sheet Pan Steak and Oven Baked Fries Before you even think about going out to eat and spending too much money on a delicious steak, watch this video and learn how easy, and how much more affordable it is, to make your own steak at home. I made it all in the sheet pan, with a tiny bit of help from the cast iron skillet. Sheet Pan Steak and Oven Baked Fries 2 Excellent Quality Steaks […] Read Full Post

Bacon and Egg Grilled Cheese Sandwich

A Bacon and Egg Grilled Cheese may be the absolute best way to start your weekend. I love making and serving these on lazy Sunday mornings, but I find it’s just as easy to make these ahead, freeze them individually and heat them up for quick weekday breakfasts with the kids. Dig in and enjoy the cheese pull! Bacon and Egg Grilled Cheese 4 scrambled eggs (If you want to […] Read Full Post

Perfect Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled Eggs are my kids favorite breakfast and they take less than a minute to prepare. So before you just give your kids a protein bar and toss them into the car, give these a try and fill up the whole family with a healthy, protein packed meal. Perfect Scrambled Eggs 4 large, pasture raised eggs (I like these because the chickens are healthier, which means the eggs are too, […] Read Full Post

Brisket Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

After a big Passover Seder, I have a lot of leftover brisket (PS, if you want to see my step-by-step tutorial on how I make it, check out my stories here. One of my favorite ways of reinventing leftover slow cooked meat, like brisket, is to stuff it into baked sweet potatoes. The combination of sweet and salty, smoky and rich is perfect and a dollop of cool sour cream […] Read Full Post

Carnitas Tacos with Leftover Pork

If you watched this week’s Pozole Video  and hopefully you made it, you probably have a lot of leftovers. I turned the leftovers into the easiest Carnitas Tacos by simply draining the liquid, spreading out the slow braised pork onto a parchment lined baking sheet, drizzling a little olive oil and crisping up the edges under the broiler. I char the corn tortillas over an open flame and then I’m […] Read Full Post

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