Crispy Ginger Tofu Lettuce Wraps

When Tatjana and her friend Leah gobbled these lettuce wraps up before I could cool the recipe long enough to store it, I knew I was onto a winner. This scrumptious, low-carb, vegan dish can also be adapted for you meat lovers out there too!… Keep Reading »

Balsamic-Lavender Lamb Chops

I love to write recipes with ingredients people would not normally associate with a dish such as cocoa or cinnamon as a spice in savory dishes (as opposed to the obvious sweet ones), and in this case lavender, a herb used for centuries that is… Keep Reading »

Herb Roasted Pork Tenderloin

Tender, moist, succulent pork tenderloin with a touch of crispiness from the panko and fresh herb coating on the outside makes this a winner for an every night dinner or for entertaining guests on a reasonable budget. Plus, it cooks much faster than a large… Keep Reading »

Barbecue Pork

So tender and succulent it melts in your mouth. Fiery hot with a hint sweet and savory, your taste buds will be doing a jig with this dynamic slow-cooked barbecue pork recipe served on soft rolls.
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German-Style Pot Roast

This not an original recipe, it came with my slow cooker, and has been a favorite of my clients and mine ever since. It doesn’t get much easier than this!
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Beefy Barley Mushroom Soup

This is one of my favorite soups that my mother does, and she often substitutes oxtail for the short ribs. Either way, it is a winter warming hit in my household…. Keep Reading »

Apricot-Stuffed Pork Loin with Apricot Sauce

The sweet and savory stuffing with just a hint of crunchy texture dresses up this relatively inexpensive cut of meat quite elegantly for any special occasion. Once sliced, it makes a beautiful presentation as well…. Keep Reading »

Roasted Leg of Lamb

My favorite Sunday lunch roast of all is a fragrant leg of lamb with Mint Sauce (or jelly when I’m feeling lazy). Roasts are surprisingly easy to do. It is by far and away the easiest way to feed a party of people…. Keep Reading »

Harvest Short Rib Comfort

I wrote this recipe for a guest chef appearance I did on a television show. You can watch me make these in the media section of this website for extra guidance, but it really is a simple, adaptable dish that is hard to go wrong with…. Keep Reading »

Beef with Broccoli

The trick to this healthy meal is to have your ingredients prepped, and ready (mise en place). Once everything is in place, the actual cook time is very fast…. Keep Reading »

Grilled Veal Chops

This simple tangy marinade adds just the right amount of flavor while keeping the chops nice and moist. I like me veal cooked pink, but even if you like yours well-done, please be careful not to overcook this delicate meat…. Keep Reading »

Sweet & Sour Pork Roast

The perfect marriage of an American take on pork loin with a Chinese twist. This sweet and sour sauce not only adds plenty of zing, it helps keeps the succulent pork juicy too…. Keep Reading »

Spicy Honey-Mustard Pork Burgers

I may be known for my Jewels Turkey-Jasmine Burgers, but these juicy pork burgers are one of my personal favorites. Smokey and spicy, sweet – all the right notes to have your tastebuds dancing a jig!… Keep Reading »