The Best Authentic Carne Asada

Carne Asada - the entry point for me into the world of authentic Latin-American food. My husband actually was the driving force that brought this into our house. He was introduced to marinated, Latin-American style "carne asada" a few years ago. He was leaving work late, and the school handy man, a Salvadoran immigrant, was…

Beef Ribs

Happy Memorial Day everyone! Nothing says the end of May like Smoked Beef Ribs on the grill. It hasn't been the sunniest Memorial Day weekend but we definitely made the best of it. When shopping, I was surprised how expensive the beef ribs were this time, since usually they are a cheap cut of meat.…

Split Pea Soup

Weeknight meals can sometimes be daunting after a long day at work. I certainly felt that way when we first started cooking 6 years ago and seeing a meal that takes 2 hours to cook! I would find my hand hovering over Doordash or UberEats, begging my husband for takeout because I was just too…

Weeknight Tandoori Chicken

It's another weeknight, long days and looking forward to a delicious meal. We decided to make Tandoori chicken because we had so much yogurt and wanted to try a new recipe. I have only made Indian food a few times and the technique to do it right can sometimes be challenging. This recipe however is…

The Best Chicken Caesar Salad

What is it about salad that just doesn't get anyone excited? While you know that vegetables are good for you and you know that eating a salad is healthier than a juicy cheeseburger - generally I don't think there is lots of flavor in most salads. There are a few salads though that have made…

Ravioli Lasagna

Happy Wednesday! If you have been following our blog, you might remember the ravioli we made a few weeks ago. As we blogged about before, they were good but definitely seemed like they were missing something. As a true researcher at heart, I started looking at other ways we could use the ravioli in our…