Cooking with Octopus

Cooking with baby octopus in garlic, lemon, sea salt, pepper, scallions, parsley and evo marinated for 24 hours. Then grilled on Ikea pan. Well they turned out much better than I anticipated. I quickly read a blog on how to cook them minutes before I put them on the grill pan. I almost forgot to remove…

Contest Cook Website

http://www.contestcook.com/ Attention Foodies! Check out this database for cooking contests. I have participated in a few and have won or placed in 2016. I took a break last year and will be at it again in 2018. We find contests for you to enter — you spend your time creating more recipes! You’ll find information…

MasterChef Follow up

 A years back in 2016 I saw a upcoming audition MasterChef. Hosted by the famous Chef Gordon Ramsay. I agonized over the perfect dish to bring. I came up with this stunning roasted carrots, purple cauliflower, and golden and red beets in olive oil and sea salt with fresh lemon squeezed on top. I roasted…

Tian Chinese Korean Cuisine

8801 Baltimore National Pike Ste 15 Ellicott City, Maryland 21043-4108 Tis the season for eating. Korean Restaurant located in Ellicott City, Maryland has great reviews and giant family style portions feed 4 for only $50. Pork Dumplings for $9 Korean Style Sweet and Sour Chicken for $16   Homemade black bean sauce noodles with seafood…

Lentil Muffins

  Apparently I meant to post the recipe 🙂 But basically I was on a lentil flour kick. I ground up red lentils and used as flour.  Added blueberries and candied Bacon. NomNom  

Plum Perfect Breadless Quiche

Plum Perfect Breadless Quiche Thanks Alina Clark Mitchell for introducing me to @pamperedchef I simplified my cooking by using the simple slicer for 1 zucchini 1/2 onion 1 purple carrot 4 mushrooms Sauteed in evo, salt and pepper. I then mixed 6 Farm fresh eggs with 1 cup half and half in a bowl. I…

I <3 Walnuts!

California Dreaming Summer Salad 1 cucumber 1 lime juiced 1 cup blueberries 1 cup crushed California walnuts 1 tsp. Salt and Pepper 1 peeled white peach 1 cup blanched kale 1 sweet corn raw I always get way to much corn with my CSA. Blanch some kale off the stem.  So today I took the…

Lei è Bella Venison Burger

Lei è Bella Venison Burger Sun Dried tomatoes experiment part 2. Venison Bella Lucia Sun Dried tomatoes stuffed burger. With brown butter sauce sauteed white asparagus and onions topped with Watercress in a cherry balsamic reduction.  

TiramiSue Me, This Sundae So Good

TiramiSue Me, This Sundae So Good. I am made the most delicious Tiramisu Coffee Ice Cream  with Nutella Coffee Sauce.  Is the ultimate Jersey Girl treat! Growing up in North NJ with an Italian Grandma, I have had my fair share of Tiramisu. But never seen anyone make ice cream! This sundae is like eating…

Sunny Side Mushrooms N’ Gravy

Playing on the inspiration of traditional Briskets and Gravy, these Kennett Square Portabello mushrooms fried in rice panko elevate the dish. The gravy is very comforting with a natural saltiness from the bacon. Enjoy Sunny Side Mushrooms N’ Gravy Servings 4 Time 25 min Cooking Prep Time 10 mins Ingredients:  6 slices bacon …