Recipes Archive

Cuban Style Beef Stew Recipe

This recipe has been in my family for many years. My mother and grandmother used to make it when I was a kid, so it’s definitely comfort food, but it’s hearty and healthy while not chock full o’ sinful calories. This stew recipe is supposedly Cuban style because the broth is tomato based instead of

Zucchini Spaghetti Recipe

This week we tried a new recipe using our Spiralizer vegetable cutter and made Zucchini Spaghetti. I’ve made veggie lasagna before, so I knew that zucchini tastes pretty good with tomato sauce… but I was pleasantly surprised to find that I really didn’t miss real pasta using zucchini instead of spaghetti noodles. And my picky

Ginger Carrot Dressing { Japanese Restaurant Style }

INGREDIENTS: ½ cup vegetable oil ½ cup rice vinegar ¼ cup soy sauce 1 T sugar 1½ tsp finely grated ginger 2 medium carrots (about 8 oz), peeled and roughly chopped ½ medium yellow onion (about 6 oz.), roughly chopped Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste INSTRUCTIONS: Combine the oil, vinegar, soy

Chai Tea Eggnog Cookies

If you’re looking for a different holiday cookie to try this Christmas, I highly recommend these! It’s holiday goodness with a grown-up taste that’s to die for. Recipe: 1 tea bag of chai tea 1 package of sugar cookie mix (17.5 oz) 1/2 cup of butter, melted 1 egg 4 T of eggnog (do not

Carrabba’s Chicken Bryan {Copycat Recipe}

If I had to pick one absolute favorite meal, I would have to say Chicken Bryan from Carrabba’s Italian Grill. IT. IS. DELISH. The chicken is perfectly grilled over hot coals and topped with a rich, creamy white wine / butter sauce with sundried tomatoes, fresh basil, and goat cheese. Add a side of mashed

Crisper’s Honey Lime Dressing {Copycat Recipe}

I’ve been a huge Crisper’s fan since my first visit to one in the late ’90s.  I went to college in Lakeland, which is the birthplace of Publix and home to multiple Crisper’s restaurants.  I live in Gainesville now and thankfully, there is a Crisper’s here!  However, it’s very far away from the office I