Beef Stroganoff
Cuisine | Russian

Beef Stroganoff

This is Deb's recipe, and she always makes it. Due to my superior knife skills, I do most of the prep work. Give it a try, very good !

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Gratin of Eggs
Cuisine | French

Gratin of Eggs

This recipe popped up in my Facebook feed, of Jacques Pepin. It looked interesting and a dish that you can experiment with using different flavors and ingredients.

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Chicken Morengo
Cuisine | French

Chicken Morengo

I first made this in college for my then Girlfriend, or maybe she made it for me, I don't remember. Either way, the dish stays in my repertoire.

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Omelet with side salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette
Cuisine | French

Omelet with side salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

We had a load of greens left from our Ahi Tuna salad, that I decided we needed to use some up. I was watching "The Kitchen" during lunch and saw GZ making a perfect omelet - his way.

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Bucatini Carbonara
Cuisine | Italian

Bucatini Carbonara

Ok, the picture is not that good, but the flavor in this great. I was watching "best thing i ever ate" and Alton Brown detailed this pasta dish made by Jonathan Waxman.

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Eggplant Parmesan
Cuisine | Italian

Eggplant Parmesan

Since we only have 2 of us in the house, it's difficult to make things like Eggplant Parm, or Lasagna w/out tossing out a bunch of food.

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Chef Chu's Spicy Chicken
Cuisine | Asian

Chef Chu's Spicy Chicken

I spent a lot of time in the San Fran bay area and used to go to this restaurant named Chef Chu's that had the best spicy chicken recipe.

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Chicken and Andouille Sausage Gumbo
Cuisine | Cajun

Chicken and Andouille Sausage Gumbo

I love this meal. I started making it years ago based on Paul Prudomme's recipe and have simplified it over the years.

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Rack of Lamb
Cuisine | American

Rack of Lamb

Deb loves Lamb, so I was out at Costco and picked up a couple Racks of Lamb. This time, i decided to Sous Vide the lamb, and it came out perfect.

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Pasta e Fagioli
Cuisine | Italian

Pasta e Fagioli

I had some leftover spicy Italian Sausage, and had everything else in the pantry. This is very simple, but it is very easy to do, and has a ton of flavor.

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Hungarian Goulash
Cuisine | Hungarian

Hungarian Goulash

Normally I serve this with Egg noodles, or add potatoes to the Goulash, but today - I didn't have either in the pantry. So, I sent with these fusilli noodles, which were a good substitute.

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Chicken Nancy
Cuisine | American

Chicken Nancy

I was looking for a way to use chicken stock and some dried bread crumbs that I didn't use on Thanksgiving - and I happen to have a bunch of Swiss cheese left from the Quiche I made yesterday.

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Fusilli with Sausage and Mushrooms
Cuisine | Italian

Fusilli with Sausage and Mushrooms

Great flavor in this Pasta dish. Very simple as well. I took a recipe that I saw on TV, and hopefully improved it to my taste.

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Spice-rubbed Chicken tacos
Cuisine | Latin

Spice-rubbed Chicken tacos

I make these a lot when I'm looking for something full of flavor, but also healthy. Deb thinks the flavor is a little strong, but I really like them. Give it a try and mess around w/the ingredients!

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My Turkey day
Cuisine | American

My Turkey day

My Thanksgiving day has a lot of stuff, but this recipe covers stuffing, turkey and gravy.

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Chicken Zucher
Cuisine | Swiss

Chicken Zucher

We first had this dish while we were in Lucerne Switzerland. It's one of their national dishes that is traditionally cooked with veal, with mushrooms, in a cream sauce.

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Rueben Sliders
Cuisine | American

Rueben Sliders

We made Rueben sandwiches a couple days ago, and so I was looking for a way to use some leftover ingredients. The only item I didn't have was rye bread.

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Italian Meatballs and Sauce
Cuisine | Italian

Italian Meatballs and Sauce

Everyone probably has their own Meatball recipe, but in case you don't - this one is pretty good. Often times, I like to use a mix of veal, ground beef, or even ground pork, but for just the two of us, today I used ground beef.

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Cannellini Bean, Kale, Sausage Stew
Cuisine | Italian

Cannellini Bean, Kale, Sausage Stew

This is very healthy and very flavorful stew.

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Boneless Stuffed Cajun Chicken
Cuisine | Cajun

Boneless Stuffed Cajun Chicken

Technically, I am making this, but it couldn't be easier. A couple times a quarter, I go to the Cajun Meat Company located in East Cobb County, and get a few of their boneless Stuffed chickens.

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Smoked Pulled Chicken
Cuisine | American

Smoked Pulled Chicken

Was looking for something healthy today, and haven't made pulled pork or chicken in a long time. This came out great!!

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Ahi Tuna Salad
Cuisine | Asian

Ahi Tuna Salad

If you can get your hands on Sushi grade Tuna, give this a try. It's packed with flavor from the wasabi vinaigrette. Healthy and full of flavor.

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Coq au Vin
Cuisine | French

Coq au Vin

I have made this a hundred times and it always comes out slightly different. Of course it does, because I rarely use the same wine.

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Acapulco Charlies
Cuisine | Latin

Acapulco Charlies

I have no idea where we came up with this dish or how we named it. However, the kids loved these growing up and it's a great way to use leftover ground taco meat. Very easy to do, difficult to screw up.

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Sous Vide Pork Chops
Cuisine | American

Sous Vide Pork Chops

Today I am going to try to Sous Vide them to 140 F, then sear them on serve with a pan sauce apple sauce, and some steamed broccoli.

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Ribeye Burger
Cuisine | American

Ribeye Burger

Really great idea to grind your own beef. This one was an expensive prime ribeye. Just salt and pepper and on the grill.

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Cincinnati Chili
Cuisine | American

Cincinnati Chili

This is as easy as it gets, and it's very good. I get it from the frozen food section in Publix.

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Cedar plank Salmon
Cuisine | American

Cedar plank Salmon

Deb love Salmon, I sort of like it. Actually, it's one of my favorite fish, but I got tired of eating it. She loves this version, but likes it with my wasabi cream sauce even better.

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Ropa Vieja - Pork Style
Cuisine | Latin

Ropa Vieja - Pork Style

I love the flavors of Ropa Vieja and so does Deb, but she does not like the stringy, tough texture of flank steak. So, I tried this using the traditional flavors, but with pork.

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Cuban Pork
Cuisine | Latin

Cuban Pork

I learned of this dish from my Father in law, who was born and raised in Cuba. It was a tradition to have this with black beans and rice, and plantains every Christmas eve.

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Italian Beef
Cuisine | American

Italian Beef

You may wonder why I put this in my recipe section, because I'm not really making anything but only preparing something that I ordered online.

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Simple Spaghetti with Meat Sauce
Cuisine | Italian

Simple Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

Today I need to go with simple, because Mondays are my busiest day of the week. My Mother made excellent spaghetti and I would always ask for that to be made for my birthday.

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Chicken Tortilla Soup
Cuisine | Latin

Chicken Tortilla Soup

This is really good soup, and full of flavor, also very healthy. I like to fry my own corn tortillas and top off the soup for added texture and flavor

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Cheese and Mushroom Ravioli
Cuisine | Italian

Cheese and Mushroom Ravioli

Making your own pasta is some work, but it's so worth it. If you have a stand mixer, you get really eliminate some work and pull it together pretty quickly.

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Chicken Chili
Cuisine | Latin

Chicken Chili

This is an excellent version of Chicken Chili. I have been asked for this recipe every time I serve it or have somebody try it. It's healthy, and has a ton of FLAVOR. I hope you like it.

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Mississippi Pot Roast
Cuisine | American

Mississippi Pot Roast

There a many recipes for this out there, but I like this one. I found a small pot roast at Publix the other day, which I rarely do, it was the perfect size to not have a bunch of leftovers.

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Fig Goat Cheese Prosciutto Flatbread
Cuisine | Italian

Fig Goat Cheese Prosciutto Flatbread

I had something like this at a new place that opened pre Covid, and unfortunately the place closed. So I was trying to replicate the flavor, and think I did a pretty good job.

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Ravioli's with mushroom tarragon cream sauce
Cuisine | Italian

Ravioli's with mushroom tarragon cream sauce

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Sous Vide Filet Mignon
Cuisine | American

Sous Vide Filet Mignon

I thought I had cooking filet down pretty well on the grill. High heat, 5-6 mins a side and it generally came out pretty well.

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Chicken Cuban Fricassee
Cuisine | Latin

Chicken Cuban Fricassee

Very easy to make, very healthy and inexpensive too. My mother in law made the best chicken fricassee for years, and it would take her most of the day to do it.

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Sloppy Joes
Cuisine | American

Sloppy Joes

My Mother made great Sloppy Joes and I've sought after duplicating that recipe for years. She did give me the recipe, but it wasn't right.

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Pecan Crusted Trout with compound butter
Cuisine | American

Pecan Crusted Trout with compound butter

We first made this for the Noblitts while we were staying at a lake house on Lake Hartwell. Little did I know, Keith doesn't like fish, but I think he actually might have liked this.

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Smoked Meatloaf
Cuisine | American

Smoked Meatloaf

I love a good meatloaf, but sometimes can be a bit bland. I really enjoyed smoking this, it added some smoky flavor, and didn't dry out the meat.

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Chicken Fried Steak
Cuisine | American

Chicken Fried Steak

I haven't made this since Kyle left home, but since he's back for Christmas, I decided to make it tonight. Simple enough and you can use various cuts of meat.

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Sweet and Sour Chicken
Cuisine | Asian

Sweet and Sour Chicken

I've been making this for years, It's healthy, simple, and has loads of flavor. You can make it as hot as you like or if you're not into that, make it with very little chili oil. My kids used to love this so I would make a large batch

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Pork Chops
Cuisine | American

Pork Chops

I am really bad at cooking pork chops, they always tend to turn out try. I decided to consult with my sister in-law, Patty to see how she does it so much better than I.

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Chilean Sea Bass with a lemon butter cream sauce
Cuisine | American

Chilean Sea Bass with a lemon butter cream sauce

Deb loves sea bass and especially likes it when we serve it with a lemon, cream, butter sauce. Today we'll serve it with steamed asparagus. Good food, great flavor!

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Tortilla Pizza
Cuisine | Latin

Tortilla Pizza

I was watching the Kitchen and saw an interesting idea on making Tortilla Pizza. The great thing about this, is you can utilize any flavor combination you see fit.

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Tri-tip Sous Vide
Cuisine | American

Tri-tip Sous Vide

I bought a prime Tri-tip from Costco the other day, and I've smoked them, baked them etc.. but never sous vide one. It turned out fabulous. It takes several hours for the fat to dissolve in the meat, but this was full of flavor.

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Pepper Steak
Cuisine | Asian

Pepper Steak

I've made this since I was in college. I'm not sure if this was my friends Volks recipe or if it was mine. At the time, we could only afford round steak, but now I use a hunk of sirloin, it's much more tender. It's got some good flavor!

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Turkeyday Light
Cuisine | American

Turkeyday Light

I have a taste for Thanksgiving day flavors more than once a year, so today I did a light version of it that included Dressing, Bone-in Turkey breast, and cranberry sauce.

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Sauerbraten
Cuisine | German

Sauerbraten

I only make this once or twice a year, but it's a family favorite. It's great for a cold autumn day and we generally serve it with pickled red cabbage and then make some homemade Spätzle.

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Swedish Meatballs
Cuisine | Swedish

Swedish Meatballs

Love the flavor and texture of Swedish meatballs, they are dense and full of flavor. I typically serve these with mash potatoes or sometimes potato pancakes.

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BBQ Ribs
Cuisine | American

BBQ Ribs

I like to do Ribs on my Green Egg, but you can also do them in the oven if you don't have a smoker. They obviously won't have the same flavor, but they will be equally tender

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Beef Chili
Cuisine | Latin

Beef Chili

This is a simple go-to chili. Easy to make and full of flavor. I try to make it similar to the tastes of texas red, but my wife insists on beans, so I add them. Hope you enjoy it.

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Chicken Caesar Salad
Cuisine | American

Chicken Caesar Salad

This is my recipe for Cesar salad dressing. I don't like using raw egg yolk like many recipes, but I do like plenty of Dijon mustard, pepper and grated parmesan cheese.

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Arroz con Pollo
Cuisine | Latin

Arroz con Pollo

I have been making this dish for 25+ years, taught to me by my Cuban Father-in-law. I usually make a large paella pan of this, but today I'm going to cut my original recipe by 1/3 and see how it goes.

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