entree · pork

Hoisin Pork Lettuce Wraps

I've been in the mood for lettuce wraps lately. I mean, I've been really craving them. I love using crunchy butter/Boston lettuce and wrapping up stuff like ground chicken, Thai-style vegetables and even just lunch meat. Lettuce wraps are always a super refreshing meal and great for a lunch when working at home. You could… Continue reading Hoisin Pork Lettuce Wraps

Chicken · entree · keto

20-Minute Chicken & Snap Pea Stir-Fry

It's been a long week of goodbyes around here. Several of my closest friends & colleagues got new jobs and moved off to advance their careers. Also, on Friday, it was my last day with our morning show. Starting Monday, I'll be working a more normal shift---well, as normal as TV news life goes, anyway---and… Continue reading 20-Minute Chicken & Snap Pea Stir-Fry

asian · dinner · Thai · vegan · vegetarian

Chopped Thai Chicken Salad

It's cold, dreary, dry--- and the holidays are quickly approaching. What better chance than now to whip up a salad for lunch or dinner? I know, I know, it's not really salad weather. The winter months don't really invoke a cool & crisp salad mood. But with the as busy as everyone's schedule has been this close… Continue reading Chopped Thai Chicken Salad

Sides · vegetable · vegetarian

Spinach & Artichoke Twice-Baked Potatoes

Appetizers are probably the greatest food invention of all time. Seriously, hear me out on this one. Appetizers are basically a prelude to the big musical number. They're the opening monologue of a play that sets the tone for the rest of dinner. Appetizers are the introduction to a meal, and first impressions mean everything.  If there… Continue reading Spinach & Artichoke Twice-Baked Potatoes

baking · dinner · pork

Smoky Pork, Potato & Apple Bake

Have you ever visited a farm before? I'm talking a real, live farm----like Old MacDonald's---complete with cows, chickens, gardens and barn cats. That kind of farm. I got to visit one for the first time this past week: Providence Farms. The old farmhouse was cute and the ducklings and chicks were even cuter. The family that owns the… Continue reading Smoky Pork, Potato & Apple Bake

Meal Madness · seafood

Maryland Crab & Orzo Stuffed Tomatoes

I've had a torrid love affair with seafood ever since I was a little girl. Unfortunately, living my whole life in a land far away from the sea put a strain on that relationship. It's like a long-distance love affair that has its brilliant, passionate moments...but one that also has its unfulfilled, empty moments as… Continue reading Maryland Crab & Orzo Stuffed Tomatoes