Skillet Pork Chops

These pork chops are simple and delicious. I think the key to good pork chops is two fold. One, get the thick cut. I don’t feel that it matters if it has a bone or not. The thicker cut pieces are more juicy and tender, compared to the thin cut. Second, don’t overcook them. We use a Habor thermometer, identical to this one linked here. It takes all the guess work out of cooking it correctly, and it means you only have to poke the pork chop with a thermometer instead of slicing into it with a knife to confirm that …

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Skillet Tortellini with Meat Sauce

Guys, I’ve got an easy and delicious one pan meal for you today. Yup, you cook everything in one skillet. You know that means? Less pots and pans to wash after dinner. These are the little things that I live for. I have to admit that I was skeptical about cooking the tortellini right in the meat sauce. You can even ask my husband because I kept bothering him from the kitchen. I kept watching the tortellini cook and and telling him that the recipe wasn’t working. But it did work! It’s pasta, cheese, and beef magic. Turns out that …

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Pastisio For Two

I am thrilled to be sharing this pastitsio with you because it’s ridiculously delicious. If you don’t know what pastitsio is, it’s a Greek baked pasta. It has layers of cheesy pasta, ground beef, and bĂ©chamel sauce. I’ve made this pastitsio many times before and usually for a holiday dinner party. I have a big family so I’ve made two different sizes, large and extra large. It’s always a hit. Always. I’ve never changed one thing about it, except for the quantity. I’ve never made a small portion of pastitsio though. (See where this is going? ;)) A few weeks …

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Panzanella with Chicken

I’ve been on a salad kick lately. If you follow me on Instagram, then you’ve seen a lot of salad pictures in my instastories because I’ve been eating them for lunch almost every day. It’s not often that I crave healthy food so I’ll run with it while I can. Believe me, it’s not all healthy all day. I have my share of chocolate chip cookies or ice cream later in the day. And if we’re being honest salads full of bread or bacon aren’t winning a lot of awards. It’s all about balance. Panzanella is a Tuscan salad with …

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Lasagna for Two

This is truly awesome lasagna, only little. I’ve been making this lasagna for over 15 years and there’s a reason for it. It’s so dang delicious. I usually make it around the holidays when we host dinner parties because our guests usually request it (yes, it’s that good). I love make-ahead dinners for hosting and lasagna is a great dinner to make before your guests arrive and then just pop it in the oven when you’re ready to cook it. No messy prep work with guests in the house. I’ve wanted to share the lasagna recipe with you for years, …

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