Exotic Lasagna

 

 I don’t know why I do it but I always do; asking my son or husband what they want for dinner yields the same answer every time. “Make something good.” Nonetheless, the idea for this recipe came about when I asked my son what he wanted for dinner – ha. He really didn’t say much….

Roasted Curry Rub Chicken

 

 Awww. The beautiful and distinct flavor of curry can be an exciting journey for the palate. How can I forget that finger licking great flavors of curry – the taste of my childhood? For many years after migrating to America, I tried to kick it to the curb to shake off some bad memories (long…

Smokey Cheese Basil Baked Potatoes

 

 I’ve made Potatoes Gratin on many occasions – it’s simple and easy. I decided to put a unique twist to the traditional Potatoes Gratin when I created this Smokey Cheese Basil Baked Potatoes. The star ingredient in this recipe is the Smoked Applewood Gruyere Cheese (available in my local grocery store). It’s an exotic combination…

Sheet Pan Rotisserie Chicken

 

 Do you want to make Rotisserie Chicken without the fuss of using Rotisserie equipment? Then, this is the recipe for you. Rotisserie chicken is typically a chicken that is roasted using a rotisserie equipment which rotates the chicken over direct heat – it’s usually very tender and juicy. Did you know – in the United…

Banana Almond Cake

 

 Delicious and moist almond cake is one of my favorite desserts. It’s light and has so much flavor. My favorite almond cake recipe is from William-Sonoma Bread Cookbook. I was inspired to use that recipe as a base to create this Banana Almond Cake. At the time of this recipe creation, I had very ripe…

Truffle Penne Pasta Primavera

 

 This Truffle Penne Pasta Primavera, is an excellent spring (primavera) one dish meal. It’s vegetarian friendly. This entree can be paired with a simple grilled shrimps or grilled chicken breasts. The truffle butter and wine truly adds a rich texture and flavor to the palate. Roasted vegetables is a must – the texture is better…

Baked Chilean Sea Bass

 

 A buttery flavor and melt in your mouth texture are the two qualities that make the Chilean Sea Bass so amazingly delicious. Imagine that – eating a buttery [flavor] fish without using butter in the recipe is one of the reasons I love this fish. Full disclosure, the cost of wild chilean sea bass is…

Taco Spiced Baked Chicken

 

 Are you ready to turn a boring chicken into an unbelieveable mouthwatering main attraction on your lunch or dinner plate? Marrying simple chicken with this Taco Spice Seasoning will do just that. When I created this seasoning and chicken recipes, I was in the mood for tacos but I really did not want all the…

Cilantro Hot Sauce

 

 This is an amazing spicy sauce that is versatile enough to use with any type of meat. I have several variations of this recipe – they are all very good. This particular recipe is just perfect, so much so, that my husband who is not a “saucy” person, practically used half of the bowl of…