Sausage Gravy & Biscuits

In my personal opinion, there is no better breakfast than Sausage Gravy and Biscuits. This southern recipe is truly “rib-sticking good”. If you have been deprived of this meal your entire life, it is the perfect blend of savory and comfort. The best thing about this is you can make it any way you like…

Tex-Mex Lasagna On The Go

What to take to work for lunch?  Tex-Mex Lasagna On The Go! Everyone with a busy schedule finds themselves in a culinary rut from time to time. The options tend to boil down to PB&J, left-overs or eat out. This can get rather boring. This Tex-Mex Lasagna On The Go recipe will give you a…

Spinach & Artichoke Stuffed Chicken

I recently traveled to Orlando, FL and had a delicious dinner at the T-Rex Cafe in Disney Springs. They have a dish called, “Mastodon Stuffed Chicken” and oh my, it is delicious. I decided to make it for myself on the island. It is a chicken breast stuffed with Spinach and Artichoke dip essentially, they…

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…

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…

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…