What is it with sheet pans? All of mine look like someone threw them into an incinerator, pulled them out, and threw them in again for good measure. I cannot keep a sheet pan in good working condition. Even the most silver, shiny Rachael Ray one I have turned into a dark black rectangle after… Continue reading Sheet Pan Balsamic Chicken & Vegetables
There's a flavor combination unlike any other. One that sparks tang, sweetness and saltiness on your tastebuds. The Italians cracked the code on the ultimate combo: Caprese. Juicy tomatoes, sour balsamic vinegar, and sweet-and-earthy basil. Those three ingredients alone can invoke a carnival of happiness in your mouth. I've been in love with Caprese salad… Continue reading Strawberry, Chicken & Basil Salad
Oh boy, here I go roasting again! You're probably thinking, what hasn't she roasted before? Surely she's running out of options! Nope. I'll continue to throw my veggies on a bakingm sheet and cook them at a high heat in the oven for the rest of my time here on Earth. Roasting vegetables is the… Continue reading Balsamic Roasted Zucchini & Mushrooms
A classic Italian salad beefed up to an entree. Marinate chicken with balsamic vinegar, basil and mustard and then grill. Toss in mozzarella pearls, cherry tomatoes and avocado for an added punch!
You guys. It has been unbearably hot here. It got up to 108 degrees on Friday. Thursday night, at 10 p.m., one hour after the sun went down---it was still 100 degrees outside. Add to the disgusting heat this: my car's air conditioning doesn't work. My car is a raggedy beast, but it's lasted my… Continue reading BLT & Balsamic Chicken Salad
Fresh, crispy vegetables. Sweet, ripe tomatoes. Grilled chicken. Summer is finally here, y'all, and I'm loving it. I'm sure in about 2 weeks I'll be completely over the wicked Oklahoma heat, but for now---I'm soaking up the sunshine, what little of it I actually see. I love summer produce. Everything from squash to cucumbers, tomatoes… Continue reading Chicken Bruschetta Zoodles
One of the best feelings in the world is cleaning out your kitchen when making a meal. That can of diced tomatoes you've had lingering in the back of the cabinet? Throw it in. Half-used bags of shredded cheese? Let's get rid of them! The greatest meals I've ever whipped together were ones where I… Continue reading Italian Potato Nachos