CINCINNATI CHILI

Chili on pasta? It sounds like a strange combination to me, but if you’ve never tried it, now is the time to change that. The combination of spices in this chili is amazing! It’s a perfect balance between sweet, spicy, tangy, with a few things that make you say, “hmmm…what is that?” It is generally…

MEATLOAF – AN AMERICAN CLASSIC

There are a few meals that just scream “American”. Among these are hot dogs, apple pie, and meatloaf! Everyone has their own favorite way to prepare it. Some use their grandmother’s recipe, some search for recipes online, others don’t follow a recipe and just dump things together. I’ve been known to do all those things…

SAUSAGE STUFFED SHELLS WITH BROWN BUTTER PUMPKIN ALFREDO

It’s FALL! For me, that means cooler temperatures, changing color of the leaves, bonfires, and pumpkin! Ok, for me it doesn’t mean pumpkin but for most of my friends, it does. I have never been a pumpkin fan but will admit that this sauce is REALLY good! It’s so good that I’ve been trying to…

HONEY MUSTARD GRILLED PORK CHOPS

The end of summer is quickly approaching. The morning temperatures are beginning to drop, the feel of fall is in the air. However, it’s still so hot that cooking in the evenings will heat up your kitchen in a NYC minute! That’s one of the things I love about grilling. Not only is it delicious,…

CROCKPOT PORK CARNITAS with SPICY CILANTRO SLAW

This recipe for pork carnitas could not get any easier. It’s perfect for those busy days when you just want to come home and sit down to a delicious meal. The slaw could be made the day before to save even more time. I love my crockpot (or slow cooker as some call it)! The…