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Shrimp in Garlic Sauce (Spanish Style)

If you love seafood, I know you love shrimp. It’s so versatile so you can expect to have it in so many different ways. It is also really fast to cook, so whipping up a shrimp dish in a pinch is the way to go. Shrimp in garlic sauce is […]

Red Wine Braised Short Rubs

Red Wine Braised Short Ribs

I have been wanting to make short ribs for the longest time and when they went on sale I thought, PERFECT! It’s also winter here in New Jersey so it’s a nice warm dish to have. Braising the ribs made them super tender, like they will fall off the bone. […]

Hailfax

Hailfax in Hoboken, NJ

Hailfax is a restaurant that’s connected to the W hotel in Hoboken, NJ. It’s near the Hudson river so you get amazing views of New York City if you are lucky to get a table near a window. I’ve never been there at night but I can imagine that it […]

Jambalaya

Jambalaya

Jambalaya is a dish from Louisiana that is rice mixed with meats, vegetables, and seafood. If a dish comes from Louisiana I am already sold. I love cajun spices and if you do too then you will love Jambalaya. It’s a well balanced meal all in one pot! You can […]

Beef and Cheese Empanadas

Beef and Cheese Empanadas

Empanadas are a pastry that is stuffed with meats, cheeses, and/or vegetables that are baked or fried. It’s usually done it hispanic cultures and they are delicious. The possibilities are endless with what you can stuff them with. I prefer beef and cheese empanadas and had to learn to make […]

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Roasted sweet potatoes are perfect for fall and so easy to do. It will compliment any type of meat or it’s good on it’s own if you don’t eat meat. If you want to switch out using a regular potato, go with a sweet potato. They are not overly sweet and goes great […]

Chicken in Sun Dried Tomato Cream Sauce

Chicken in Sun Dried Tomato Cream Sauce

I’m more of a white meat girl when it comes to chicken but I have been learning to have an appreciation for chicken thighs. When roasted at a high heat for crispy skin, it’s actually really delicious. The skin stays crispy but the meat stays moist and doesn’t become dry. This […]

Mushroom Gravy

Mushroom Gravy

I thought the chicken I made to go along with this gravy was good but this gravy… It really sets it over the top! You can get the chicken recipe by clicking (here). I’m not a big fan of mushrooms but I am learning to start to like them. We […]

Herb Roasted Chicken

Herb Roasted Chicken

Who doesn’t love a good roasted chicken? This one is going to have the house smelling GLORIOUS! The herb butter that is slathered all over this bird is going to keep the chicken super moist and super flavorful. Yes, even the breast is super moist. And the skin is nice and crisp, […]