Jalapeño and peach slaw

This slaw gives you that sweet, spicy and creamy taste.  It’s simple to prepare and goes great with any meat or poultry dish.  I served it with my pulled pork sandwich which was a huge hit at a BBQ.  You can also substitute mangoes in place of the peaches.    Ingredients:  1/3 cup mayonnaise  1/4 cup sour … Continue reading

Zucchini Fries

Zucchini has become one of my favorite vegetables to play with in the kitchen.  My kids love it too, which makes it easy to add to any dish.  Making these zucchini fries was super easy.  Don’t get me wrong I’m all about having some delicious fries or sweet potato fries, but I like to switch … Continue reading

Peas that Please

Peas are not in a lot of people’s forte.  It just seems very plain with nothing too crazy about it;  So people tend to keep passing it on at the table.  I think with this recipe you will want to give it a try; not once, but twice.  These peas are perfect for any special … Continue reading

Pasta Frittata

Do you have leftover pasta and don’t know what to do with it? This recipe is perfect for that extra pasta you have in the refrigerator.  Making this dish is super easy and doesn’t make too much of a mess. You can pretty much put anything in a pasta frittata; herbs, veggies and more.  This is also … Continue reading

Red Wine Short Ribs

Let’s talk about some tender, delicious meat… “Short Ribs”.  A lot of people get intimated by this cut of meat. It’s actually pretty easy to cook.  Most importantly is to season it well with salt, pepper and make sure it’s at room temp.  I like to braise short ribs and cook them for about 4 hours. When all … Continue reading

A Piece of History

As a chef, home cook and foodie,  I am honored that I had the opportunity to research Martha Washington, Hannah Penn and Ellen Emlen (19th century housewife) Cookbooks and notes.  Being at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania I felt like I could have stayed for hours researching all these treasures.  The staff there was super helpful, which made my … Continue reading