Win With Wings

The end of the football season is almost here, so today I thought we’d take a look at a game-day favorite: chicken wings.

Baked wings

Sticky wings

Crunchy sesame wings

Teriyaki wings

Korean fried wings

Saffron wings

Asian wings

Southern style wings

Wings with citrus pepper rub

Wings with creamy sriracha sauce

Wings with Italian Parmesan sauce

Wings with Thai peanut sauce

Espresso bourbon barbecue sauce wings

Spicy peking wings

Chinese coca cola wings

Bangkok chili wings

Tandoori wings

Red curry wings

Spicy citrus caramel wings

Orange glazed wings

Maple dijon wings

Buffalo wings

Spicy rum wings

Caribbean wings

Spicy fried wings

Tequila lime wings

Smoked honey mustard wings

Balsamic glazed wings

Smoked wings

Sticky onion crunch wings

What are your favorite ways to cook wings?


A Good Oatmeal Day

As we start this new year I thought we’d take a look at some healthy oat and oatmeal recipes that you can add to your mornings, or any other part of your day.


Baked oatmeal

Apple cinnamon baked oatmeal

Slow cooker overnight pecan pie oatmeal

Gingerbread overnight oats

Six grain slow cooker porridge


Apple oatmeal muffins

Blueberry oatmeal muffins

Almond butter muffins


Vermont maple oatmeal bread

Oatmeal toasting and sandwich bread

Applesauce oatmeal bread


Chewy oatmeal cookies

Loaded chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

Soft and chewy oatmeal raisin cookies

Zucchini chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

Brown sugar oatmeal cookies

Oatmeal cream pies


Oatmeal bars

Chewy oatmeal blondies

Oatmeal bars with dates and walnuts

Gluten Free:

Oatmeal and flax cranberry cookies

Chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

Triple chunk oatmeal coconut cookie bars

Even more ideas:

Plum oatmeal crisp

Cinnamon oat pancakes

Baked oatmeal cups

Baked apples with oatmeal and yogurt

Berry oatmeal bake

What are your favorite oatmeal recipes?

Minty Fresh

With the new year I thought we’d take a look at an ingredient that can bring a little freshness to your cooking: mint!

Dinner and Snacks:

Mint avocado dip

Green goddess mint dipping pots

Crunchy sprout and daikon salad with mint

Quinoa salad with squash and mint

Orzo stuffed peppers with feta and mint

Lemon mint risotto

Potatoes with mint mayonnaise

Bulgar salad with chickpeas, feta and mint

Scallops with mint pesto

Grilled swordfish with citrus, saffron and mint

Poached salmon with lemon mint tzatziki

Lamb ragu with mint


Chocolate mint torte

Triple mint ice cream cake dessert

Mint chocolate cheesecake

Minty cookies and cream tassies

Butter mint stars

Mint tuilles

Melting mint brownies

Fresh mint truffles

Chocolate mint sandwiches

Mint chocolate brownies

Star mint meringues

Mint meringue kisses

White chocolate mint mousse

Mint chunk ice cream

Pink peppermint stick ice cream

Mint ice cream

Mint Greek frozen yogurt

Gluten free chocolate peppermint snaps


Minted iced tea

Mint julep

Minty lime refresher

Mint strawberry crush

Peach mint green tea

Cucumber mint refresher

Mint shakes

Pineapple mint ginger water

Bourbon mint tea

Pineapple mint juice

Blueberry mint smoothie

What are your favorite mint recipes?

A Wrap to Start the Year

Today I thought we’d take a look at one of those really versatile dishes: wraps.  You can add as little or as much to them, spice and season them as you prefer, and even the wrap itself is customizable.  Let’s take a look at some wraps you may want to add to your list.




Soft wrap bread

Gluten free tortillas

Flavored wraps


Shrimp and kale spring rolls

Smoked salmon breakfast wraps

Tuna and hummus wraps

Mediterranean salmon wrap

Mediterranean shrimp wrap

Mediterranean tuna wrap


Spicy tofu lettuce wraps

Artichoke feta wraps

Roasted eggplant, zucchini and chickpea wraps

Santa Fe wrap


Caesar grilled chicken wrap

Asian chicken lettuce wraps

Smoky cheddar wraps

Buffalo style turkey wraps

Buffalo chicken wraps

Jerk chicken and pineapple slaw wrap

Cranberry turkey cabbage wraps

Turkey avocado and cress wrap

Chicken salad and Havarti cheese wrap

Chicken and broccoli pockets

Waldorf chicken wrap

Lemon roasted chicken salad wrap

Smoked turkey southwestern wrap

Thai lettuce wrap


Teriyaki beef and lettuce wraps

Korean beef cabbage wrap

Beef and cabbage wrap

Ginger beef lettuce wrap

Five spice steak wrap

Barbecue beef wrap

Beef and blue cheese wrap

Crunchy beef wrap

Roast beef wraps with dill slaw

Even more ideas:

Spinach salad wrap

Jerk pork wraps with lime mayo

Greens and bacon omelet wraps

Salami and coleslaw wrap

Pepperoni pizza wrap

Tortilla dessert wrap

What are your favorite wrap recipes?

A Treat to End the Year

Today I thought I’d share a few recipes that you might want to try over the last few days of this year in your last few holiday parties.  You’ll probably be familiar with many of the ideas below, but they’re not recipes I typically share.  Let’s celebrate the end of 2017!


Flaky cheese twists

Horseradish dill pastry crackers

Sourdough crackers

Vermont cheese crackers

Hot popper dip

Blue cheese and walnut spread

Pepperoni biscuits

Biscuit sausage rolls

Bacon bites

Buffalo chicken cheese balls

Cheddar bites

Upside-down mushroom tartlets

Spinach and goat cheese tartlets

Mini chicken b’steeyas

Cocktail meatballs

Sweet and sour Korean cocktail meatballs

Mini meatball crostini

Sausage Parmesan palmiers

Toasted ravioli

Italian Parmesan pretzels

Classic soft pretzels

Shrimp remoulade sliders

Crab topped shrimp

Bacon wrapped potatoes



Cream puffs and eclairs

Dark chocolate eclairs


Cinnamon sticks

Popovers with cranberry butter

Caramel apple biscuits

Chocolate coconut panna cotta

Cinnamon walnut strudel

Champagne sorbet tapioca

Plum pates de fruits

Espresso bundini

Strawberry cheesecake bites

Mini caramel cheesecakes

Creme brulee

Peanut butter parfait


S’more rockin reindeer ravioli

Strawberry chocolate turnovers

Cowboy cookie s’mores

Monster marshmallow cookies

Salted caramel pretzel thumbprints

What food treats are you serving to send out this year on a high note?

Christmas Breakfast and Brunch

Today we’re taking a look at some recipes you may enjoy serving to your family and friends on Christmas morning. There are some old favorites as well as twists on old favorites to check out, and we can’t forget a little decadence for the holidays!


Spinach, mushroom and cheese casserole

Pancake casserole

Panettone French toast casserole

Mushroom, spinach and baked eggs

Huevos rancheros casserole

French Toast, Pancakes and Waffles:

Cheesecake pancakes

Pancake squares

Gingerbread pancakes

Blueberry dutch pancakes

Upside down apple french toast with cranberries and pecans

Apple french toast bake

Praline french toast

Overnight french toast

Gingerbread waffles

Waffles Florentine


Cinnamon streusel coffee cake

Apricot almond coffee cake

Blueberry coffeecake with lemon streusel

Cinnamon streusel coffe cake

French chocolate coffee cake

Biscuits and Breads:

Sausage cheese biscuits

Rum raisin bread

Honey caramel sticky buns

Monkey in a tree

Cinnamon star bread

Stuffed breakfast crescent

Cinnamon eggnog scones

Fresh apple cinnamon scones

Cornmeal rolls with honey butter

Brown sugar cinnamon danish

Cheese danish

Pecan rolls

Tangerine pistachio sticky buns

Blueberry cream cheese pastries

Even more ideas:

Pumpkin ginger polenta with stewed fruit and marscapone cream

Cider braised slab bacon

Bacon mushroom quiche with Gruyere and thyme

What will you make for your holiday mornings this year?

Feast of the 7 Fishes

Today we’re taking a look at 7 fishes that you could include on your Christmas Eve table, whether you’re Italian or not.  As usual we’ve got some traditional fishes included as well as some non-traditional ones.


Calamari, tomato and caper salad

Light and crispy fritto misto

Kung pao calamari

Oregano lemon grilled calamari

Stuffed calamari

Orange, asparagus and calamari


Butternut squash and mussel soup

Coconut curry mussels

Thai red curry mussels

Mussels in white wine and garlic

Spicy mussels and chorizo

Baja med mussels

Vegetable topped mussels with Chardonnay cream

Spaghetti with clams

New England clam chowder

Manhattan clam chowder

White clam pizza

Clams in cartoccio

Clams casino crostini

Spanish clam soup

Caribbean clam chowder

Broccoli raab and clams


Shrimp scampi

Penne with shrimp and herbed cream sauce

Lemon pasta with roasted shrimp

Roasted shrimp cocktail

Orzo salad with shrimp and feta

Sesame shrimp

Sriracha shrimp

Shrimp creole

Ginger soy shrimp

Shrimp and rice bowls


Hot crab dip

Crab quiche

Crab stuffed mushrooms

Chili crab

Crab croquettes

Chilled corn and crab salad

Asparagus and crab salad

Macaroni and brie with crab

Easy crab bisque

Filet with crab topping


Grilled salmon with herb and meyer lemon compound butter

Miso ginger marinated grilled salmon

Pan seared salmon with ginger lime sauce and peanuts

Salmon in parchment

Salmon and barley salad

Roasted salmon with lentils

Horseradish crusted salmon

Salmon, apples and fennel

Salmon pot pie

Orange salmon with edamame orzo

Zesty salmon pasta salad


Grilled scallops with orange scented quinoa

Lemon orzo with scallops

Scallops and chorizo

Scallops with hazelnut brown butter

Spicy seared scallops

Sea scallops in parchment pouches

Seared scallops with bacon

Scallops with dill sauce

Pineapple and scallop skewers

Grilled herb scallops with balsamic syrup


Mediterranean cod packets

Miso glazed cod

Memphis cornmeal battered cod

Chili roasted cod

Black cod with miso

Crisp baked lemon cod

Steamed cod with ginger

Cod provencal

Sesame crusted cod

Citrus salad with poached cod

Smoky cod with sweet potatoes

Steamed cod with gingery mushrooms

Herb-crusted cod with cauliflower mash

Cod and potatoes puttanesca

Almond-coated cod with cabbage-fennel slaw

More than one fish:

Seafood linguine

Bucatini with clams and scallops

Braised calamari stuffed with shrimp and herbs

San Francisco seafood stew

Hearty fish chowder

Caribbean seafood stew

What fish recipes would you recommend?