Cheesy Hasselback Chicken

What could be better than gooey, melty cheese slathered all over a piece of chicken?  This recipe takes a whole 5 minutes of prep, 20 minutes in the oven and you have dinner in a flash. It is just so delicious. I made 2 pieces of chicken, this recipe can be used to make 1…

Velvety Garlic Cream Sauce

Garlic lovers of the world unite. This sauce is the pure definition of comfort food. This is so simple and yet so rich and velvety. This makes 2 servings (great for leftovers)   You will need: 4 oz. cream cheese 1 cup of milk 7 cloves of garlic 3 TBSP of butter 1/3 cup parmesean…

Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese

This is one “jacked up” grilled cheese. It combines the cheesy goodness of grilled cheese with the attitude  of buffalo wings. It is so simple to make and there are a few tricks up my sleeve to really push this grilled cheese over the edge.   You will need: 1 chicken breast 1/2 cup of…

Pineapple Teriyaki Salmon

Fish are supposed to be friends, not food, right? Wrong! When living on an island surround by an ocean full of fish and an island with the sweetest pineapple I have ever tasted, it was only a matter of time before the two would meet in my kitchen (and in my belly). You will need:…

Italian Lemon Chicken

Everyone tries to eat healthy, but it can be pretty boring. This chicken though, is so simple. 3 ingredients to incredible tender, juicy, flavorful chicken (I know, seems too good to be true). Being a med student, I have learned how to make the most of my time in kitchen (although, I would be totally…

Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Vanilla bean is like the spice from the heavens. It smells so heavenly and makes everything taste so divine. I was browsing inside a kitchen gadget store when I came across vanilla bean paste (oh yes, if you haven’t found this before, you must try it!). It was an entire jar filled with the billions…

The Greatest (and easiest) Chicken Ever

I often say that this meal was the one that made my husband marry me! It is so simple, it is just mayonnaise coating a chicken breast that is dredged in Italian bread crumbs. It is so moist, tender and scrumptious. This go around, I made a variation to the traditional “Greatest Chicken Ever”. In…

Chili & Everything You Can Do With It!

Chili is one of those comfort foods that we all know and love. Being an Ohio girl, there are 2 kinds of Chili in the world….Traditional Chili and Cincinnati Style Chili. Today, it is the traditional style chili! But it is all the fabulous things that you can make with Chili that puts this over the edge!  …

Garlic bread

This looks so good, I have to make it! Garlic bread really is some of the best stuff on earth. Bread, butter, garlic. That’s all you need for a truly outstanding, party-winning batch of garlic bread. Garlic bread is really a last-… Source: Garlic bread

Buckeyes

Being from Ohio and living in a place where Ohio State Football is a religion, there is something to be said about the “state candy”. Well, my Grandma, Sally Martin, made the best buckeyes around. Being a good Ohio native, it would be a tragedy not to share it! You will need: 3/4 Margarine (melted)…

Freezer Pickles

How can anyone turn down a bread and butter pickle? There are some out there who absolutely love pickles (I being one of them) so this recipe is perfect for anyone short on time (like a med student) and wants delicious homemade pickles! You will need: 3 English cucumbers 1 medium white onion 2 TBSP…

Quesadillas: Many Ways

After flying back to the lovely island of St. Vincent, after my short visit home, I was starving. With no trip to the store in mind (due to exhaustion), I checked the fridge. Ah ha! I have the basics for some comforting and cheesy goodness. Quesadillas are not fancy… Or are they? That all depends…