Gourmet Home Cooked Meal

Pasta in Truffle Oil with Mushrooms and Spinach

If you are looking for quick and easy date night dinners to make at home, you’ll love this mushroom and spinach pasta with angel hair spaghetti. It only takes 30 minutes, so you’ll have plenty of time to watch that movie. I have always been inspired by gourmet food, and although going out to a …

Keto Cabbage Pancake Recipe

Keto Cabbage Rosti

If you love potato pancakes but are looking for a keto option, this cabbage pancake recipe is the perfect recipe for you! Serve them with homemade katsu sauce for a healthier condiment choice.

Crispy Fried Cod Dinner

Crispy Fried Cod Dinner

Making homemade fish batter for pan frying cod has never been easier. This fried cod recipe takes less than 30 minutes. For this light and crispy fish batter, club soda makes a great non-alcoholic alternative to beer batter.

Prosciutto Stuffed Mushrooms With Mascarpone And Herbs

Creamy Herb and Prosciutto Stuffed Mushrooms

Prosciutto can be used in a wide variety of recipes. I particularly like it in these stuffed mushrooms. They are so savory and creamy! To be honest, every time I make this stuffed mushrooms appetizer recipe, I just have them for my whole meal. These prosciutto stuffed mushrooms do make a wonderful appetizer… in spite …

Summer Salmon

Summer Salmon

This summer salmon recipe is so easy to make you’ll never guess that it is also gourmet. Not sure what to serve with salmon? The garden veggie relish and savory lime cream sauce can be made while the salmon cooks.

Perfect Poached Eggs

Perfect Poached Eggs

The best way to poach eggs is easier than you think. Learn how long to poach an egg for jammy yolks, runny yolks, or hard yolks. This method also gives you maximum flavor – even if you omit the yolks.

Homemade Lemon Pepper Seasoning

Homemade Lemon Pepper Seasoning

When I was making my lemon pepper chicken one fine evening, I discovered that I was out of lemon pepper seasoning. What’s a busy home cook to do? Whip up this homemade lemon pepper seasoning, that’s what! It takes only 10 minutes to make and is a great healthy option to store-bought lemon pepper seasoning. My …

Tomato Cucumber Soup

Tomato Cucumber Soup

This cold tomato soup recipe is the perfect make-ahead meal for summer. Get the flavor of garden-fresh tomatoes in every bite.

Awesome Sauce

Awesome Sauce

  Awesome sauce. It’s an expression, yes, but in this case, it is a condiment that is… well, pretty awesome! But this red sauce is so much more than just a sauce, you see. It can be a spread, an ingredient in other recipes, or you can just use it as a dip. (Because, as …

Pumpkin Pie Truffles

Pumpkin Pie Truffles

Bite-sized Thanksgiving desserts are great if you are on dessert duty and need to travel by car to your holiday feast. I know, I know… pumpkin pie is traditional, but we all know that pumpkin pie may not travel well….. (imagine the scene – a deer jumps out into the road, you hit the breaks, and …

Crunchy Fried Rice

Crunchy Fried Rice

Make easy pan fried rice without egg. Did you know that the best sticky fried rice is packed with umami.. (what?) plus this crunchy fried rice is healthy, too!

Spiced Apple Chutney

Spiced Apple Chutney

Fall apple recipes are a hit in almost every American household, especially here where apple trees dot pretty much every farm along the lakeshore. In fact, we have six of them! I didn’t give much thought to what fall apple recipes I would be making when we moved here last October, and to be honest, …

The Best Gourmet Hawaiian Pizza Recipe

Gourmet Hawaiian Pizza

Gourmet Hawaiian Pizza is the best homemade pizza recipe to convert pineapple-on-pizza haters into lovers. Give this prosciutto pizza a try and see why!

Double Chocolate Chipotle Fudge

Double Chocolate Chipotle Fudge

This is an easy gourmet fudge recipe for when you need to satisfy your sweet tooth without feeling like you’ve overindulged. Double Chocolate Chipotle Fudge is definitely one of the best healthy dessert recipes to have if you are on a diet; it’s low carb and low sugar for a dessert. You won’t feel heavy …

Herbed Chèvre with Mushrooms in Phyllo Pouches

Herbed Chèvre with Mushrooms in Phyllo Pouches

Need the perfect gift? Make it easy on yourself! Shop now… Herbed Chèvre with Mushrooms in Phyllo Pouches make a savory treat for a couple of reasons; they are relatively easy to make as far as gourmet appetizers go, and they taste amazing! I love that there are no hard-to-find ingredients, either. Once you get …

Mark's Fiesta Soup

Mark’s Fiesta Soup

Cheese soup recipes don’t have to be complicated. Add some healthy spices to Campbell’s Fiesta Nacho Cheese Soup for a gourmet soup recipe in under 10 minutes. Yes, under 10 minutes… how’s that for easy soup recipes? …And whoever said that 5 ingredient recipes can’t be gourmet? Well, I challenge that statement! If you’ve been …

Bratwurst Tacos

Brat Tacos

If you are looking for a fresh new take on taco bar ideas – then you have to try brat tacos! Tacos made with bratwurst meat… who would’ve thought? Most people don’t realize that there are many ways to cook brats. If you are familiar with Italian sausage (or any kind of sausage for that matter) …