Tag: easy meal

Gratin of Haddock With Zucchini And Tomato

Gratin of Haddock With Zucchini And Tomato

Casserole is a term I don’t love. By definition “casserole” can mean a deep pan used both in an oven and as a serving vessel or for the food cooked and served in such vessel. To me a casserole always sounded like the name for […]

Sheet Pan Garlic Shrimp With Asparagus And Fingerling Potatoes

Sheet Pan Garlic Shrimp With Asparagus And Fingerling Potatoes

My sheet pan chicken recipe was well received, so I am adding another easy sheet pan meal to my recipe arsenal.  I love shrimp, including shrimp ceviche.  To me, shrimp is a neutral shellfish.  You can do almost anything with shrimp, provided you don’t overcook them.  They are […]

Pan-Seared Filet With Chimichurri Sauce Makes The Perfect Match

Pan-Seared Filet With Chimichurri Sauce Makes The Perfect Match

A good friend of mine from college loves Chimichurri sauce.  The last time we were together, she ordered it as side to a dish that it didn’t come with it.  That didn’t matter, it just worked.  I have always loved this simple sauce myself, when […]

Classic Meatballs With Tomato Sauce, An Essential Recipe

Classic Meatballs With Tomato Sauce, An Essential Recipe

Spaghetti with meatballs and marinara sauce is considered an American family classic.  Many think it is Italian, but isn’t.  Italy does have its own version of meatballs, but they are called “polpettes” and they are not served with pasta.  Unlike traditional American meatballs, polpettes are […]

Sole En Papillote With Tomatoes Capers and Olives

Sole En Papillote With Tomatoes Capers and Olives

Looking for something different to make? Preparing fish or any other food “en papillote” is simply French for fish “in paper”.  It is considered a moist heat cooking method where the food is placed in a folded and sealed pouch and baked in an oven. […]

Moroccan Stewed Chickpeas With Spinach Makes The Perfect Winter Meal

Moroccan Stewed Chickpeas With Spinach Makes The Perfect Winter Meal

Let’s talk about chickpeas and how awesome they are.  My older son eats them straight up, a habit he picked up from me.  Also called garbanzo beans, these babies are not only delicious, they are packed with protein and vitamins. Although most people think of […]