Creative Food Combinations, Dinner, Main Dishes

“Autumn” Burger: Bacon, Brie, Pumpkin Spread

Gosh, this burger was perfection. A few friends decided to take me out to dinner for the first night of my San Francisco trip.  They picked this really awesome artisan burger place called Roam. I ordered the "Autumn burger" which, as you can see above, featured applewood-smoked bacon and melty brie cheese.  It also had… Continue reading “Autumn” Burger: Bacon, Brie, Pumpkin Spread

Dinner, Main Dishes, One-Container Meals, Steak, Uncategorized

Steak Bibimbap (HelloFresh)

Of all the Blue Apron and HelloFresh recipes I've ever tried, this steak bibimbap recipe might just be my favorite. According to HelloFresh, bibimbap is a traditional Korean dish.  The name literally means "mixed rice," and rice and mixed vegetables generally form the base of the dish.  They suggest adding a fried egg on top.… Continue reading Steak Bibimbap (HelloFresh)

Chicken Dishes, Dinner, Main Dishes, Uncategorized

Chicken Pot Pie with Sage Buttermilk Biscuits & Red-Top Turnips (Blue Apron)

Honestly, I usually have a hard time getting excited about chicken pot pie.   It's so... blah.  I never really got what the big deal was. However, this chicken pot pie recipe from Blue Apron was different.  The vegetables were so crisp and fresh; the flavors cleaner somehow. The recipe differed from traditional chicken pot pie… Continue reading Chicken Pot Pie with Sage Buttermilk Biscuits & Red-Top Turnips (Blue Apron)

Eggs, Main Dishes

Spanish Omelette   Here is a really straightforward Spanish omelette recipe from Omar Allibhoy, via Jamie Oliver's Youtube channel. I had a roommate from Spain when I was in college, and she cooked these pretty often.  They always looked so amazing, and she seemed to make them quickly and effortlessly. Since then, I've tried to make… Continue reading Spanish Omelette

Chicken Dishes, Dinner, Main Dishes

Chicken, Broccoli, & Soba Noodle Stir-Fry

I've been really into stir-fry's lately.  It's been a process of trial and error, but I think I've finally got it right here.  What I wanted to do is come up with a very simple recipe that could be made in a hurry, with ingredients you're likely to have in your kitchen anyway.  Here, the… Continue reading Chicken, Broccoli, & Soba Noodle Stir-Fry

Chicken Dishes, Main Dishes

Proscuitto-Wrapped Chicken with Pesto

Romina cooked dinner for both of us last week, and came up with this recipe all on her own. I'm so impressed by her ability to improvise when she's cooking.  I always try to ask questions and figure out her thought process when I see her making something new.  My plan is to take full… Continue reading Proscuitto-Wrapped Chicken with Pesto