Roasted Haricots Vert

 

 Keep it simple; when it comes to vegetables there is no better recipe than a simple one. Not only is this recipe quick, and easy but it is incredibly delicious. You only need four ingredients – Haricots Vert, sesame oil, salt and the star of the show is the Szechuan Peppercorn, which you can find…

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Broiled Salmon Steaks

 

 Elegant, simple and delicious are just a few words that describe this amazing entree. When I first started making salmon many years ago, this was my go to recipe. This delicate fish is eye-catching and the flavor is full of so much gorgeousnesses. It’s great for a date night at home or for any special…

Perfect Red Beans and Basmati Rice

 

 Absolutely delicious. This is the perfect red beans and rice with very simple ingredients. The two ingredients that makes this side dish so yummy are the dry red beans and basmati rice. Yes, it takes time to soak the beans overnight and then cook it first before adding it to the rice. It makes a…

Roasted Butternut Squash, Porcini Mushroom Broth, Cannellini Beans Soup

 

 This soup is sure to be a vegetarian’s delight – so heavenly. It’s creamy and full of flavor. The cooking process for this recipe is longer than your typical butternut squash soups. That’s why this soup is a standout- it’s a mashup of a simple mushroom broth with the roasted butternut squash and the creaminess…

Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom Shallot Gravy

 

 Get your fork and steak knife ready to delve into this incredible piece of gourmet roast. Honestly, beef tenderloin, the source of Filet Mignon, is not necessarily one of my favorite cuts of meat. I like to go for a marbleized fatty cut like the Ribeye. Needless to say, I make the scrumptious tenderloin at…

Perfect Brussels Sprout with Crispy Prosciutto

 

 Every meal on our dinner table always include green vegetables as a side dish. The cabbage-like Brussels sprout is amongst our favorite – when your teenager eats them it’s even more special. They are so simple and quick to pull together – steam, sauté, roast or grill are all great ways to make them. My…

Baked Jerk Chicken with Jerk Gravy

 

 Jerk chicken is known for its pungent marinade and one of the key ingredient to the amazingly delicious flavor is pimento better known as allspice. Additionally, the chicken (or pork, beef, etc) is grilled on top of a bed of pimento wood, making it authentic. This baked recipe (although not authentic due to the lack…

Warm Salmon Salad

 

 This is quite a healthy, low carbs and delicious salmon salad. It’s very simple and easy to make. A quick lunch or lite dinner is where this dish fits best. I use a marinade for the salmon that mirrors the vinaigrette. The tanginess of the vinaigrette and marinade coupled with the crunchy lettuce leaves makes…

Slow-Roasted Herbed Turkey Breast

 

 This recipe is as close to perfection as you can get. There is no long overnight or days ahead marinating required (even though that’s optional if time permits). Not only do I prepare this delightful poultry for the holidays, but I make it a few times during the year. The herbs and garlic aromas not…