Gemelli with Sausage

Ingredients 1lb Gemelli pasta** 1 pkg hot Italian sausage (can also use sweet sausage, chicken sausage, etc) 1 small onion, diced 1 bunch of asparagus, ends cut off & stalks cut into 2″ pieces 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp salt 1/2 stick of butter 1/2 cup parmesan cheese + … More Gemelli with Sausage

Hearty Beef Stew

Ingredients 1lb beef chuck, cubed 4 medium carrots, peeled, halved long ways & cut into 3″ pieces 1 celery stalk cut into 1/2″ pieces 1/2 medium onion, diced 4-5 medium Yukon potatoes, peeled & cut into 2 inch pieces 3.5 cups beef stock or broth 1 tsp garlic powder Salt & pepper, to taste For … More Hearty Beef Stew

Lemon Cod

Ingredients: 1 lb cod 2 cups chicken or vegetable stock 1/2 cup kalamata olives, pitted & halved 3/4 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 1 small shallot, sliced 2 cups spinach Juice from 1/2 lemon 1 tsp red pepper flakes 1 tsp salt 1 tsp garlic powder Kitchen Tools: 8×8 Baking dish Instructions: Preheat your oven to … More Lemon Cod

Classic Hummus

Ingredients 1 15.5 oz can of chickpeas/garbanzo beans 1 clove of garlic (use less or none, depending on your preferences) Juice from 1/2 lemon 1/4 tsp salt Few cracks of black pepper Few sprinkles of paprika Few sprinkles of cumin 1/4 cup olive oil 4 tablespoons water Kitchen Tools• Food processor• Blender should also work! … More Classic Hummus

Foil Packet Shrimp

Ingredients: ½ lb medium deveined shrimp ½ cup zucchini ½ cup yellow squash 1 cup vine tomato 1 cup frozen corn Juice from ½ lemon 1 garlic clove thinly sliced Olive oil Salt Pepper Paprika Chili Powder Kitchen tools: Baking sheet Tin Foil **You could also make these on the grill instead of the oven!**Personalize … More Foil Packet Shrimp

Chili Lime Shrimp

Ingredients: 1 lb medium peeled, deveined shrimp 1 tsp cayenne 1 tsp paprika Zest of 1 lime Juice from 1/2 lime 1 tsp olive oil Salt, to taste Notes:– Serves 4 people, cut recipe in half for less people– Cut cayenne in half for less heat Steps: In a large bowl, combine shrimp, cayenne, paprika, … More Chili Lime Shrimp

Dutch Apple Pie

I’m backkkkkkkk! It’s Shirlee [again], and I have to apologize for my absence for a few weeks. To make up for it though, I decided my November post had to be bold… brave… and delicious. Enter this homemade Dutch Apple Pie. With the leaves on the ground, and Thanksgiving around the corner, it’s officially Pie … More Dutch Apple Pie