Greek Lamb Meatballs with Crispy Polenta (w/ wine pairings)

Recently it came to my attention that Chobani® Yogurt is running a #MadeWithChobani campaign, with food bloggers much like myself using Chobani’s products to come up with recipes. I looked over what others were posting and I immediately realized that almost no one was incorporating the yogurts into a savory dish. It was mainly parfaits, cheesecakes, shakesContinue reading “Greek Lamb Meatballs with Crispy Polenta (w/ wine pairings)”

Derek's "Famous" Sunday Sauce (w/ wine pairings)

So for Christmas Dinner this year I decided to poll the kiddies and see what they wanted… After some debate and negotiation they came to the conclusion that they wanted my famous “Sunday Sauce”… Ok, so “famous” is most certainly an exaggeration (unless this post goes viral, lol), but it’s pretty darn popular in my family! I knowContinue reading “Derek's "Famous" Sunday Sauce (w/ wine pairings)”

Ricotta Herb Meatballs

For our family Christmas dinner this year my kids requested that I make my famous “Sunday Sauce” (well, famous in my family at least) with meatballs. My pleasure! I wanted to try something a little different with the meatballs this go-around… I recently had ricotta meatballs at a tapas/cheese bar in Jersey City that were absolutelyContinue reading “Ricotta Herb Meatballs”