Tag: homemade recipes

Tomato Basil Soup

Tomato Basil Soup

I’m pretty sure I haven’t met a soup I didn’t like, and this one, delicious!!! If you’re a tomato soup fan this one has it all! Tomatoes, of course, onion, garlic, a little spice, basil for some freshness & the secret ingredient a roasted red 

Bacon and Leek Risotto

Bacon and Leek Risotto

This is by far one of my favorite dishes to make!! It takes some love but it is totally worth it! It’s also so good the next day as risotto balls (arancini) or risotto cakes with a simple arugula salad! I will be turning this 

Pesto Cream Pasta with Parmesan Crusted Chicken

Pesto Cream Pasta with Parmesan Crusted Chicken

This is another favorite that I got at my neighborhood Italian restaurant every time we went!! I have tried to recreate it so many times over the years and I finally figured it out! The sauce is SO creamy, salty and cheesy which pairs perfectly 

Crunchy Puff Tacos

Crunchy Puff Tacos

I love tacos, BUT sometimes I feel like they can be a little boring! All I did to make these tacos fabulous was fry the tortilla to crisp and puff them up a bit! This really does completely change them in such a good way! 

Chicken Fried Steak with Peppered Gravy

Chicken Fried Steak with Peppered Gravy

I grew up on this meal, which yes, I say that to almost every recipe but this one is special! It reminds me of when I used to get into the kitchen with my parents and I could actually help! Honestly, they probably didn’t like 

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

I have been making these mashed potatoes for years! Its probably one of the first things I ever mastered and I still love them! I make these as a side dish to balance out a healthy chicken/fish and veggie dinner! I bring these to Thanksgiving