Asian Meatloaf & Slaw (w/ wine pairings)

One of the things that I love about meatloaf is that it’s one of the ultimate blank slates. By definition it’s ground meat, with seasoning, formed into a log and baked, typically with some type of sauce spread on the outside. I mean c’mon, you can turn that into whatever you want! You can doContinue reading “Asian Meatloaf & Slaw (w/ wine pairings)”

Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

The other day I made a variation on one of my favorite hearty, cold weather dishes, my roasted Lemon Pepper Chicken with Thyme. On the side I served some Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes that came out so unbelievably delicious that I simply had to share the recipe. Enjoy! Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 2 1/2lbs Russet Potatoes, unpeeledContinue reading “Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes”

Pepperoni Stromboli

Looking for the perfect appetizer for a party, game day, or a great snack for the whole family? It doesn’t get any better than Stromboli! Moist bread, gooey cheese, salty pepperoni… how can you beat that? Serves 4-6 as an appetizer Ingredients: 2 1/4tsp (2 Envelopes) Active Dry Yeast 2tsp Granulated Sugar 1 3/4c WarmContinue reading “Pepperoni Stromboli”

Carrot Ginger Bisque with Basil Honey Creme (w/ wine pairings)

As I mentioned in a previous post I recently made dinner for my mother-in-law’s birthday party, and this bisque was how we started the meal. Of everything I made that night (all of which was delicious of course!), I have to say that this was probably the best dish of the bunch, and was a hugeContinue reading “Carrot Ginger Bisque with Basil Honey Creme (w/ wine pairings)”