Recipes G – L

Slow Cooker Sauerbraten + Gingersnap Gravy

Growing up, I had one set of German grandparents and one set of Polish grandparents.  My German grandmother did not cook much, but she did introduce me to her German…

Bratkartoffeln (German Fried Potatoes)

Bratkartoffeln (German Fried Potatoes) a traditional potato dish, are easy to make, and go perfect with German bratwurst, knockwurst, or Schnitzel.  Add sauerkraut and applesauce and you have the makings…

Santa Maria Tri Tip Barbecue

It is time to fire up the grill and make some tasty barbecue!  What is your favorite?  Most people are familiar with tangy North Carolina-style barbecue, saucy St. Louis-style barbecue,…

Cornell-Brooks BBQ Chicken {An Upstate NY Favorite}

This Cornell-Brooks BBQ Chicken recipe is an upstate New York favorite and will quickly become your favorite too…no matter where you live!  The chicken is soaked in a zesty vinegar-based…

Firecracker Ribs

Grilling is a big part of the 4th of July, and this deliciously easy recipe will please the crowds at your 4th of July shin-dig.  Slow roasting the ribs in…

Lemon Chicken Scampi

This is a deliciously easy lemon chicken scampi recipe, rich with the tangy flavor of fresh Parmesan cheese and garlic.  Serve over pasta or with rice, and make a little…

Asparagus Pesto Chicken, Ricotta, & Blistered Tomatoes

Spring is coming and with it one of my favorite spring vegetables, asparagus.  Though available year-round, asparagus is at it’s most tender and sweet in the springtime.  This recipe for…

Cauliflower Carbonara

An eggless carbonara made with the “it” vegetable, cauliflower. So good my veggie-hating son asked for seconds!

Shrimp Scampi with Peas

  My husband loves shrimp scampi, but I don’t make it often because it is such a heavy, rich dish.  I decided to experiment a little bit to make the…

Asparagus Risotto

Have you ever tried risotto?  It is heaven on a fork.  The name means “little rice,” but risotto is anything but little.  Plumped by meat or vegetable stock and white wine, its big…

Cheese Tortellini with Pumpkin Sage Cream Sauce

I love the earthy-sweet flavors of fall and try to incorporate these rich flavors into most of my Autumn cooking.  Apples, Pumpkin, and winter squash make great desserts, but did…

Mom’s Chicken Cacciatore

Mom is a great cook, but she lives far away, so we do not get to have her cooking often.  Whenever my family gets together with her, we all request…

Caramelized Onion Tomato Jam

We use our grill a lot in the summer, so we don’t heat our already warm house, but sometimes grilling all the time can get boring.  This tomato jam, made…

Safe Seafood Guidelines For Lent

For many who observe Lent, seafood is the go-to Friday night meal, but did you know there is certain seafood that can be harmful to eat, especially for children and…