Puerto Rican Inspired Cast Iron Boneless Ribs

Growing up in a very diverse neighborhood and having a diverse family, I tasted Puerto Rican cooking at a young age. My Aunt Elsie who since passed, married into my family and was of Puerto Rican decent. Some of my best childhood friends came from families named Rodriguez, Ruiz, Erazo and more. My cousin Sandra,…

Cajun Honey Garlic Shrimp

If you enjoy shrimp thats full of bright flavors and savory, then you will love this simple recipe. This Cajun Honey Garlic Shrimp doesn’t take long to make and it comes out wonderful using a cast iron skillet. Feel free to also use the marinade for grilled shrimp as well. As always these recipes come…

Strawberry Bacon & Brie Grilled Cheese

This Strawberry Bacon & Brie Grilled Cheese is a smash hit. The sweetness of the strawberries and the earthy, nutty flavor of brie balance well of of each other.  For the balsamic reduction I used honey and cayenne to kick up the flavor. This is a classy change from an ordinary grilled cheese sandwich. Be…

Recipe: Wiener Schnitzel with Red Cabbage

This Wiener Schnitzel was made with boneless pork chops that were pounded extra thin, breaded and fried golden brown in a cast iron skillet. The crust came out crispy and the pork center, very moist. The red cabbage has become a new favorite of mine. I added ingredients such as apple, onion, sugar, honey, allspice and…

Recipe: Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies

I enjoy chocolate chip cookies, especially when baked with pecans.  These cookies are soft and moist in the center with a light crunchy exterior.  This recipe will make 3 dozen cookies; enough to share with family and friends.  I hope this recipe finds it way to your kitchen and puts smiles on many faces. Print…

Recipe: Organic Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Turmeric and Honey

This butternut squash soup is 100% organic and dairy free. Print Recipe Organic Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Turmeric and Honey A savory butternut squash soup that is organic and dairy free. Servings Bowls Ingredients 1 butternut squash1 cup chopped celery1 cup chopped carrots1 cup chopped onion1 tbsp turmeric1 tbsp fresh thyme1 tsp cinnamon1 &…

Recipe: Tim’s Flavorful Pizza Dough

Print Recipe Tim’s Flavorful Pizza Dough A flavorful pizza dough thats delicious for pizza, calzones or even simple bread. Servings Doughs Ingredients 1 package active dry yeast1 tsp light brown sugar1 tsp honey1 & 1/2 cups warm water4 cups bread flour (recommended) or all-purpose flour2 tsp salt2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil Servings Doughs Ingredients 1…