Soup, Salads and Sandwiches

Balsamic Buffalo Wings

This is a perfect recipe for your next tailgate or football party. Ingredients 1 cup Franks hot sauce 1 tablespoons olive oil 3 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon granulated [...]

Grilled Fish Tacos with Peaches and Slaw

These fish tacos are so versatile, you can sub in salmon or halibut. There are a few layers to this recipe but the seasoning can be made 3 months ahead and the slaw the day before, just wait to [...]

Grilled BBQ Chicken Pizza

Nothin like putting BBQ on the BBQ!! This pizza is so good and can be made super easy by buying dough or for a challenge make your own.  My recipe for Molasses BBQ Sauce is perfect for this [...]

Grilled Buffalo Chicken Burgers with Tangy Slaw

I thought what is more football than buffalo chicken with blue cheese, carrots and celery? So I took the classic and gave it a twist. This will be a touchdown at any tailgate and most of it can be [...]

Roasted Pepper Quesadillas

These are the perfect snack to serve at your tailgate roast your peppers and cook your chorizo before you leave for the stadium for a quick, no-fuss snack. If you don't want to grill they are great in [...]

Grilled Greek Lamb Burgers with Tzatziki

Everyone has had a beef burger, so I thought I would mix it up a bit and use lamb with a Greek twist! If you really don't like Lamb you can sub in beef. Make Ahead: Up to 2 days ahead, make [...]

Grilled Shrimp Caesar with tomatoes and crumbtons

This is a super quick meal, great for lunch or dinner. You can substitute chicken or salmon for the shrimp too. I use a grill pan so the tomatoes and shrimp dont stick, you can find them at Fred [...]

Chicken Noodle Soup

This soup is great on a cold night or an night when you have a cold. I t is delicious for lunch with a half sandwich too. It makes a large batch so i freeze leftovers in small containers and then [...]

Tomato and Blue Cheese Soup

My husband loves this soup. On a Saturday afternoon I will make this soup with a classic grilled cheese or dress it up with my pesto Panini. Either way it is my twist of the all American hot [...]

Blackberry Peach Spinach Salad

Summer on a plate! I absolutely love peach and blackberries together and this salad captures the best of both. If you don't like feta cheese you can sub in blue cheese. The recipe is for a vegetarian [...]

Croque Madame

Makes 6 I featured these recipes for my 2012 Mother's Day segment on Q13 Fox This Morning, this is a great recipe for all of the Dads out there to make Mom feel special on Mother's Day. The [...]

New England Clam Chowder

Makes 12 cups Ingredients 7 slices of bacon, diced 2 cups yellow onion, small dice 1 cup celery, small dice 1 cup carrot, small dice 1 Tablespoon garlic, minced 1/3 cup flour 3 tablespoons [...]

Manhattan Clam Chowder

Makes 8-10 cups Ingredients 7 slices bacon, diced ¾ cup yellow bell pepper, small dice 1 cup yellow onion, small dice ½ cup celery, small dice ½ cup carrot, small dice 1 Tablespoon garlic, [...]

Turkey and Brie Pockets

This recipe is from my "Thanksgiving Remakes" segment which aired on Fox Q13 Morning News on November 21st, 2011. My idea was to help you use your Thanksgiving leftovers in a way that's creative, [...]

Sushi Sandwiches

This is Sushi your kids will love! Sandwiches re-invented, pressed and rolled into fun Sushi bites! Ingredients Sliced sandwich bread, with the crust cut off Fillings: turkey, sliced or cut into [...]