Creamy Cajun Shrimp Pasta

Time: 25 minutes Better Days include making this amazingly fast and tasty pasta dish. It is a great entree or a side dish to steak or chicken. Make this day your “better day”. Music Selection: Better Days (featuring Justin Timberlake) – Better Days Ahead Ingredients: 1 lb fresh or cooked shrimp 3 Tbsp cajun seasoning…

Lemon Garlic Broccolini

Time: 15 minutes You will absolutely “Need” to make this recipe again and again, while listening to Jon Batiste… This is a quick, healthy, side dish – great for every day or special occasions. Music Selection: Jon Batiste – I Need You Ingredients: 2 packages broccolini (12 oz) Zest from one lemon 2 cloves garlic…

Char Siu Pork

Time: 15 minutes plus marinating time This is one of those recipes that is quick to cook and delicious to eat. I like to do a big batch so we have left overs for noodle soup, stir fry fried rice. Music Selection: Ray Charles – What’d I Say Ingredients: 1/3 cup hoisin sauce 1/3 cup…

Breakfast Pizza Eggs

Time: 20 minutes What do I love about this recipe? They are individual sized, easy to make, healthy, fast, AND a great breakfast option where everyone can make it their own way! Yes, I LOVE this recipe…. I hope you do, too. Music Selection: Celeste – Hear My Voice Ingredients (Per Person): 2 eggs 2…

Turkey Club Burger

Time: 45 minutes It really would be paradise to come home to a burger like this – so tasty, filling and did I mention, healthy? Enjoy under an August moon while listening to Nicki Parrott… Music Selection: Nicki Parrott & Les Paul Trio – You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To Ingredients: 1 lb…

Beef & Mushroom Pie

Time: 7 hours This is true comfort food and although it does take some time to make, it will have you swaying to some fabulous jazz and singing along… Music Selection: Si tu vois ma mere (Sidney Bechet) – Avalon Jazz Band Ingredients: 2 ½ lbs chuck beef, cut in ½ inch cubes 3 cloves…

Best Two Cheese Scrambled Eggs

Time: 15 minutes Super simple and sure to hit the spot for breakfast or brunch for you and someone you may be “more than friends”. Music Selection: Jason Mraz (featuring Meghan Trainor) – More Than Friends Ingredients: 3 eggs 1 Tbsp cream or sour cream 2 Tbsp grated parmesan cheese 1 – 2 slices cheddar…

Peach Melba Bread Pudding with Rum Sauce

Time: 90 minutes This dessert is an “everything” dessert – tasty, simple, healthy and perfect for nearly every occasion. Enjoy. Music Selection: Michael Buble – Everything Ingredients: 4 cups heavy cream 3 large eggs, beaten ½ cup brown sugar 3 Tbsp maple syrup 1 Tbsp cinnamon 1 Tbsp vanilla extract 4 cups baguette, cut up…

Smoked / Grilled Pork Tenderloin

Time: 1 hour You will not be able to speak lowly about this dish – wow – flavorful, easy to make and perfect for a BBQ. Music Selection: Tony Bennett & Norah Jones – Speak Low Ingredients: 3 pork tenderloins Olive oil 3 Tbsp freezer dried coffee (extra fine) 1 Tbsp salt 1 Tbsp brown…

Buttered & Dilled Snap Peas & Carrots

Time: 15 minutes Simple, healthy and tasty… need I say more (and great music to get you energized about this side dish). Music Selection: Ann-Margret & Tina Turner – Proud Mary Ingredients: 2 carrots, peeled 4 cups washed and trimmed snap peas ¼ cup butter Salt/pepper 1 Tbsp fresh or dried dill Directions: Slice the…