Meatlovers French Bread Pizzas

Ingredients:2 loaves of day-old Jimmy John’s french bread8 ounces tomato pizza sauce4 pepperoni sticks, cut up into small chunks (JackLinks or any brand will do)1 medium yellow onion, finely diced1 red bell pepper, finely diced4 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled1 cup leftover pork or chicken, cut up into small cubes8 ounces Kielbasa, sliced very thin8Continue reading “Meatlovers French Bread Pizzas”

Oven Baked Spare Ribs with Miranda’s Famous Dry Rub

Dry Rub Ingredients:2 tablespoons smoked paprika1 teaspoon cumin1 tablespoon garlic powder1 tablespoon onion powder1 tablespoon chili powder1 1/2 teaspoons sugar1 teaspoon kosher salt1 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning1 tablespoon black pepper1 teaspoon cayenne pepper1 teaspoon turmeric1 teaspoon celery seed1/4 teaspoon sage1/4 teaspoon thyme Other Ingredients:1 rack of pork spare ribs Instructions: Begin by mixing up allContinue reading “Oven Baked Spare Ribs with Miranda’s Famous Dry Rub”

Mom’s Classic Tuna Noodle Casserole

This one I kind of learned from my mom I think? But I really made it my own over the years. Either way, I am dedicating this recipe to my mom, who always made me tuna noodle casserole when I was growing up, my favorite meal! This one’s for you, mom. ❤ Ingredients:12 ounces chunkContinue reading “Mom’s Classic Tuna Noodle Casserole”

How to Cook Tuna Steaks

Ingredients:2 yellow fin tuna steaks2 teaspoons fennel seedsPepper to tasteSalt to taste1/3 lemon (juice only)1 tablespoon olive oil Instructions: The most common way to cook a tuna steak is to cook it rare. I prefer it a bit more cooked, so these instructions will help you get a very medium rare tuna steak. Don’t worry,Continue reading “How to Cook Tuna Steaks”

Fish and Chips

Ingredients:1 pound cod fillets, cut into roughly 2″ X 4″ strips1 cup flour1 teaspoon baking powder11 ounces beer (light lager works the best)2 teaspoons old bay seasoning1 teaspoon salt2 Russet potatoes3 cups vegetable oil (or any oil with a high smoking point and not a ton of flavor) Instructions: To make your fish batter, firstContinue reading “Fish and Chips”

Steak with Pepper Sauce (Pfeffersoße)

This German classic (maybe French? lol) will give your tastebuds something new to be happy about! Below, I’ll show you all of the ingredients you’ll need to make this amazing dish, as well as the step-by-step instructions to make this a no-brainer! Ingredients:2 steaks (any cut is fine – I use Sirloin or Ribeye) 3-4Continue reading “Steak with Pepper Sauce (Pfeffersoße)”

Chili Cheese Dogs

Ingredients:1.5 pounds ground beef (preferable 20% fat, 80% lean)1 large yellow onion15 ounces tomato sauce6 ounces tomato paste2 tablespoons ketchup2 tablespoons mustard1 teaspoon salt + additional salt to taste2 teaspoons pepper + additional pepper to taste2 teaspoons onion powder1 tablespoon garlic powder2 tablespoons chili powder1 tablespoon ground cumin1 cup water8 beef hot dogs8 hot dogContinue reading “Chili Cheese Dogs”

Polish Dill Pickle Soup

Ingredients:1 cup yellow onion, diced2/3 cup carrots, diced2/3 cup celery, diced1 cup pickles, diced1 chicken breast, cubed1 tablespoon minced garlic4 cups vegetable stock1/2 cup pickle juice2 tablespoons all purpose flour2 tablespoons olive oil1/2 tablespoon dried dillSalt and pepper to taste Instructions: In a large sauce pan or stock pot, heat up your olive oil onContinue reading “Polish Dill Pickle Soup”

Steak Tacos (with guac, pico, and salsa verde!)

Pico De Gallo Ingredients:1 cup tomatoes, diced1/3 cup red onion, diced1/2 of a jalapeno, diced1/4 cup cilantro, chopped1/2 lime (juice only)Salt to taste Guacamole Ingredients:2 avocados1 lime (juice only)1/4 cup chopped cilantro1/4 cup tomatoes, diced1/4 cup red onion, dicedSalt to taste Salsa Verde Ingredients:10 tomatillos1/2 of a medium yellow onion, chopped roughly1/2 of a jalapeno1Continue reading “Steak Tacos (with guac, pico, and salsa verde!)”

Curry Cauliflower Stuffed Tomatoes

Ingredients:1 medium sized yellow onion, diced8 large tomatoes1 head of cauliflower, chopped very finely1 tablespoon minced garlic1/3 cup diced carrots1/3 cup diced celery1/2 – 2/3 cup of water or vegetable stock3 tablespoons olive oil2 tablespoons curry powderBlack pepper to tasteSalt to tasteA pinch of cilantro leaves to garnish Instructions: In a large saucepan, heat upContinue reading “Curry Cauliflower Stuffed Tomatoes”