recipes

Garlic-y Hummus

Ingredients: 2 large cans chickpeas (about 48 oz total) 5 cloves garlic, chopped 4 tablespoons garlic powder 6 tablespoons tahini 2 tablespoons reseved liquid from chickpeas ¼ olive oil Juice of 3 lemons Directions: In a large saucepan, heat chickpeas through. Drain, reserving liquid. Using the food processor, combine the […]

Matt’s Piccata- Inspired Chicken

Ingredients;4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, pounded flat1 shallot, mincedJuice of one lemon1 cup chicken stock1 teaspoon paprika, divided1 teaspoon poultry seasoning, divided½ cup flour2 tablespoons butter1 tablespoon olive oil2 tablespoons capers12 oz crimini mushrooms, slicedSaltPepper Directions:Sprinkle flour on plate, combine with ½ teaspoon paprika, ½ teaspoon poultry seasoning, salt […]

Peanut Butter Chip/Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients:1 cup plus 6 tablespoons flour1/2 teaspoon kosher salt1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 cup unsalted butter at room temperature1/2 cup dark brown sugar1/2 cup sugar1 egg at room temperature1 teaspoon vanilla4 oz semisweet chips (I used Hershey’s Special Dark chips)4 oz peanut butter chips (I used Reese’s Peanut Butter chips) Directions:Preheat […]

Salmon Chanted Evening

Ingredients: 1 ½ lb salmon 1 medium onion, quartered 1 ½ tablespoons butter, chopped into a few pieces Salt Black pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large sheet of foil, arrange half of the onion (separate it into pieces). Place salmon on top of the onions, top […]

Roasted Carrots

Ingredients:1 lb carrots, peeled2 tablespoon olive oilSaltBlack pepper Directions:Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Chop carrots into 1 ½ inch chunks. Toss with olive oil, salt and freshly ground pepper. Arrange in a single layer in a cookie sheet. Bake for 20 minutes or until slightly soft and browned.

Best Meatloaf Ever

Ingredients: 1 lb ground beef 1 lb ground pork 2 tablespoons Montreal seasoning ¼ cup Italian bread crumbs 3 cloves garlic, chopped ½ medium onion, chopped 2 shallots, chopped 1 egg, beaten ¼ teaspoon allspice ¼ teaspoon dried oregano ¼ teaspoon black pepper 1 carrot, minced olive oil Directions: Preheat […]

Tomato-Basil Sauce

Ingredients: 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1/3 medium onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, smashed 28 oz canned whole, peeled fire roasted tomatoes (by Muir Glen) 1/2 large shallot, chopped 5 oz. fresh basil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon sugar black pepper Parmesan cheese […]

Baked Ziti

Ingredients: For the sauce*:2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes1/4 medium onion, chopped3 cloves garlic, chopped28 oz canned whole, peeled tomatoes (I used fire roasted, but any is okay)1 shallot, chopped1 handful of fresh basilSprig of fresh basilsaltblack pepper For the ziti:1 lb pasta (ziti or […]

Tuna Croquettes

Ingredients: 2 cans albacore tuna (drained) 1 stalk celery, chopped 1 small onion, chopped 1 tablespoon good quality Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon Old Bay 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 eggs ½ cup bread crumbs Fresh dill, chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil (for pan) Directions: Break up tuna in chunks in […]