Tag: homemade

Teriyaki Salmon with Pesto Zucchini Noodles
Dinner, Featured Item, Lunch, Main, Seafood, Sides, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Teriyaki Salmon with Pesto Zucchini Noodles

Teriyaki salmon with pesto zucchini noodles is one of my weeknight go to meals.  It’s so quick and easy but tastes amazing and is so good for you.  Watch your local market for when they run sales on the fish and it makes the meal a little sweeter! This homemade […]

Toasted Garlic Beef Stock
Featured Item, Soup

Toasted Garlic Beef Stock

I’ve been saving some beef bones in my freezer for the last couple of months waiting until the perfect recipe came along.  I knew I would use them for soup or stew but wasn’t sure until I was flipping through the January issue of Bon Appetit and came across the […]

Vodka Pasta with Italian Sausage and Peas
Dinner, Lunch, Main, Pasta

Vodka Pasta with Italian Sausage and Peas

On Sunday nights, everybody craves comfort food.  But after a long weekend, who really wants to take time to make dinner?  This pasta dish is the perfect solution to that problem!  It is super quick and insanely good, plus it won’t break the bank!  It’s based off of the classic […]

Mrs. Walton’s Homemade Salsa
Sauces, Vegetarian

Mrs. Walton’s Homemade Salsa

This homemade salsa is a tried and true winner!  It has been passed down from Mrs. Walton, a friend of mine’s mother from friend to friend because it is so easy and delicious.  It never fails to impress and has that restaurant style quality and texture that we all crave […]

Dining Out: Jerry’s
Dining Out

Dining Out: Jerry’s

Jerry’s is an AMAZING sandwich place in Wicker Park (and Andersonville – but I haven’t been to this one yet)!  Their sandwiches are inventive and exciting – with more the 60 (!!) sandwiches on the menu you’ll be forced to come back again and again to try something new. Beware though […]

Arugula and Beet Salad with Miso Honey Dressing
Main, Salads, Sides

Arugula and Beet Salad with Miso Honey Dressing

Oh for the love of beets!! No one seems to be as enthusiastic about beets as I am.  Whenever they are on the menu, in a salad, in a slaw, infusing something I have to automatically get it.  I have the strong opinion that most people that don’t like beets […]