Soba Noodle Salad w/ Ginger Chili Sauce

So I had a hankering for a soba salad. For the unfamiliar soba is a thin noodle made with buckwheat not to be confused for this thicker cousin udon. I realized I was out of noodles. I tend to go through a lot of them. So I thought no worries ill hit the grocery store…

Trottole Alfredo

Sometimes things just have to be kept simple. Sometimes on a cool evening and for a little pick me up, I just need some classic alfredo. No frills and fuss. Just straight to the point with a nice crusty bread is just to die for. This recipe Is super easy it goes as a simple…

Garlic Pesto Spaghetti w/ Grilled Chicken

When it comes to pesto the more garlic the better. My usual rule of thumb is if Im cooking with the pesto ill use it same day if the pesto is going to come in direct contact with heat. If it isn’t and is only going as a dip or spread then I let it…

Crab and Shrimp linguine w/ Red Chili Garlic Butter

Red chili crisps in oil is my latest obsession. I love the heat it gives off. Toss a little bit in your regular dishes adds such great amount of flavor. It can easily make a boring dish interesting. Red chili crisp in oil are simmered Schezuan peppers so they get super crispy then added into…

Rigatoni Stuffed Peppers w/ Creamy Butternut Squash Sauce

This recipe reminds me of Hamburger helper but a lighter healthier version. Its like the classic without the guilt. A more adult version but also kid friendly. You can also make a vegetarian version of this minus the ground turkey. Ingredients 4 Bell peppers 8oz whole wheat macaroni 2 butternut squash, small cubes 1.5c vegetable…

Braised Beef over Pappardelle

So this is for one of those long nights. Where you want to just be home. Its cold outside and have no place to be. This recipe is a labor of love and test to your patience as well. Braised beef is just a absolute treat. Whether you make it or its made for you…

Baked Chicken and Mushroom Rigatoni

Something about a warm alfredo with mushrooms and chicken will get me any time. its probably the stickiness of the cheese and pasta that really does it for me. I absolutely love rigatoni because it hold sauce and other ingredients so well like mini cannelloni’s each bite like a little surprise. This time I decided…