Category: Romantic

Seared Scallops with Miso Soba

Summer is fast approaching, and it’s time to start preparing lighter and refreshing recipes again. This seared scallops with miso soba dish is fresh, easy and so pretty. You can also toss the soba ahead with the dressing and keep…

Green Olive Herb Pasta

Another quick, easy and healthy (depends how many servings are eaten) weeknight recipe. Pasta tossed in a green olive sauce made with olives, capers, anchovies, garlic, lemon juice, parsley and olive oil and then topped with a toasted panko dill…

Classic Braised Beef

This is definitely a favorite go to of mine. Strips of beef chuck seared and simmered in a broth with tomatoes, beef stock, oregano, onions, garlic and carrots for 2 hours until fork tender. I serve it with brown rice.…

Tuscan Kale Salad with Grilled Steak

If you’ve been to True Food Kitchen, you’ve probably tried their Tuscan Kale Salad. It is so fresh and perfectly dressed, every time. I can never get enough of it. North Italia, a sister restaurant, serves that same delicious kale…

Chocolate Stout Brownie Cake

This healthier, less sugary, and fluffier brownie cake is my new favorite. The texture is rich and spongy, almost cheesecake-like, and the flavor is sweet but perfectly balanced with a dark chocolate stout. I love enjoying this satisfying snack with my…

Simple Stawberry Pie

Summertime berries are the best. Seriously the best. They are beautifully vibrant, sweet and scrumptious. Fresh strawberries are delicious in salads, made into preserves, or used to top yogurt and oatmeal. But I think that one of the best ways, the best…

Brown Rice Paella

This paella has every right kind of wrong imaginable. Hmm okay I sound like I’m doing a Vegas Cosmopolitan Hotel commercial since “the right kind of wrong” actually is their tagline. I meant this in the nicest way possible though. Today, paella…

Cherries, Zest, and Ricotta

  The shortest recipe I’ve ever posted! All this recipe requires is your desire to buy some irresistible fresh cherries, one orange and a tub of ricotta. Mix everything except ricotta an hour ahead of time and there you have…

Cherry Clafoutis

Kla-foo-tee! Kla-foo-tee! Kla-foo-tee! Doesn’t the word clafoutis sound like it’s from a tribal chant? I liked the word so much I had to make one. The main reason I made a clafoutis is because today is National Cherry Tart Day!…