8 Minute Potato Skins

If you own a microwave, you have dinner! Every student faces the dilemma of what to eat for dinner. Fast-food, take out, TV dinners or another bowl of Ramen? This is my solution to the quick and easy meal and it is all done in the microwave! This is relatively healthy compared to the stuff…

Jumbo Cheese Stuffed Meatballs

Spaghetti and Meatballs is a classic (and simple) dish. This is just my med school spin on a timeless classic. These meatballs are huge and when I mean huge, I mean baseball sized!   You will need: 1 lb ground beef 1/4 c. Mayonnaise 1/4 c. Zesty Italian Dressing 1/2 c. Italian Bread Crumbs 1/4 tsp. black…

Better than Oreos/ Whipping Cream Cookies

Oh yes, you read that title correct! Better than Oreos! This recipe is something that is always made during the holidays and it is such a treat! I remember my brother and I would help my mom make these in the kitchen and we would try to stack as many on “1 cookie” as possible….

Sweet & Sour Chicken

Let me tell you about this chicken! If you love Chinese food, this is even better than Take-Out! It is so crispy, rich and fulfilling and the homemade sweet and sour sauce just knocks the ball, out of the park! The chicken recipe can be used to make 1 serving or enough to feed an…

Bleu Cheese Chips

I am obsessed with The Cap City Diner, owned by none other than Cameron Mitchell. Being 4,200 miles away from the nearest restaurant I had to learn how to make my own Bleu Cheese Chips. This is the dish that changed my entire perspective on Bleu Cheese! This converted me into a bleu cheese aficionado….

Chicken Tikka Pizza

When Italian meets Indian cuisine, the outcome is delicious. I managed to turn a traditional Indian dish, Chicken Tikka, into an Italian specialty, pizza. This was a delicious spin and it was a great was to use up my Chicken Tikka left overs!  It was so simple. Let me tell you about this pizza crust!…

1 Pan Chicken & Mushrooms in a Red Wine Sauce with Red Wine Pasta

This is a “fake-out” on Chicken Marsala. Chicken Marsala is such a savory comfort food, what’s not to love? Living on an island, I could not find Marsala wine, so I had to improvise. This improv turned out quite deliciously and it was too easy. 1 pan and 30 minutes to a delicious Italian inspired…