Chicken Hasselback Pasta

Time: 35 minutes Music Selection: Twisted Sister – We’re Not Gonna Take it There was a time before the age of #metoo where this type of behavior wasn’t ok… Dont’ take the BS any more. I’m not going to. But today, kids (and adults?) still want to rock… This chicken hasselback pasta ROCKS… This is…

Crockpot Asian Short Ribs & Rice

Time: 8 – 10 hours Music Selection: Jess Glynne – Right Here Ingredients: 1 cup soy sauce 1 cup beef broth ½ cup brown sugar 6 cloves garlic (or 1 Tbsp minced) 2 Tbsp grated fresh ginger 2 tsp sesame oil 2 Tsp crushed red pepper flakes 5 – 6 lbs bone in beef short…

Bacon & Egg Dutch Baby

Time: 30 minutes Music Selection: Bellamy Brothers & Gola – Feels Good To Be Alive I think my theme for today is about gratitude and happiness. My two recipe posts and music seem to be themed around being happy in the moment and being optimistic about the future. I hope you can feel great today…

Homemade Breakfast Sausage Patties

Time: 30 minutes Sometimes in life, you just need to will good things to happen. So, today, join me and believe that “life’s about to get good”. A great way to start you in the right direction, is to have a healthy, hearty breakfast! There are a lot of options for interesting, unique, and healthy…

Oven- Fried Rice

Time: 1 hour & 15 minutes Do you know what I like about this recipe? You can “get ready” while it bakes! It is a great dish to make, even for breakfast (just add some scrambled eggs and small pieces of ham). This is a recipe one of my sister-in-laws made for Christmas dinner and…

Vietnamese Duck Soup

Time: 1 night marinating; 2 hours prep and cooking time Music Selection: Only C – Yêu Là “Tha Thu The other day, I had a great conversation with a lady from Vietnam who told me about Duck Soup… I was intrigued and decided to try it this weekend. Now, this recipe takes some preparation and…

Oiseaux Sans Tetes (Headless Birds)

Time: 1 hour Makes 6 Oiseaux Sans Tetes was a fancy meal for special occasions when I was a kid. I have always loved eating them and my mom and Aunt Thelma used to make them for us! This recipe is a slight variation on their recipe. I have paired it with another Leonard Cohen…