Chicken Marsala… recipe and pairings

One of my wife’s all time favorite things for me to cook is Chicken Marsala. For some reason, though, I haven’t made the dish in years. I can’t exactly say why… Maybe too many years working at an Italian restaurant and I got sick of looking at Italian classics, let alone cook them. My wifeContinue reading “Chicken Marsala… recipe and pairings”

Summer Succotash

One of my favorite sides to make during the summer, especially when cooking up some big, fatty, decadent meat, is a succotash. They are light, healthy, flavorful, and easy to make… and they definitely make you feel a little less bad about yourself after you’ve eaten over a pound of country style ribs or a porterhouse steak! LOL!Continue reading “Summer Succotash”

Spicy Pasta Salad (but not too spicy)…

Here’s my easy and delicious recipe for a mildly spicy pasta salad. Trust me when I say the spice isn’t over the top, in fact the amount of Sriracha used gives it more of a smoky profile than spicy… If you want spice, add more, if you don’t want any at all, take out theContinue reading “Spicy Pasta Salad (but not too spicy)…”

Parmesan and Herb Focaccia

So here’s the recipe for my Parmesan & Herb Focaccia bread. It’s great by itself, as a side, for sandwiches, or even burgers! Enjoy. Ingredients (dough): 1 1/2c Warm Water 1tbsp Active Dry Yeast (1 envelope) 1tsp Granulated Sugar 3 1/2c All Purpose Flour 1/2c Grated Parmesan Cheese 2tsp Salt 2tsp Ground Black Pepper 2tspContinue reading “Parmesan and Herb Focaccia”