Author Archives: Alana

Homemade buttermilk rye bread with rosemary

You guys, this bread is soooo good! I actually slightly regret making it because I want to eat all of it. I used the buttermilk that I had left over from the butter I made last week, but you can … Continue reading

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Black bean burger and portobello black bean burger

As I’m sure you guys can tell, I’m not a vegetarian. That being said, I’ve been trying to integrate at least one day a week when I don’t eat meat. I think it helps me expand my horizons a bit … Continue reading

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Baked meatballs with parmesan and tomato sauce

You’ll beed a baking/roasting dish for this. You should be able to place a rack or a perforated roasting pan on top of the baking dish. The reason for this is that the meatball with bake and yummy meat oils … Continue reading

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The BEST baked Pork Chops with caramelized peaches, onions and goat cheese

I finally did it. After trying to make the perfect pork chops with multiple trial and errors, I figured it out. A few things about this recipe, if you want it to turn out great: You need a meat thermometer … Continue reading

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Herbed butter

I’ve never made butter before this, but I have to say it was very easy and delicious. Its also very cool to watch the different stages it goes through before it becomes butter. I would highly recommend using a stand … Continue reading

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Easy Honey Bread with Rosemary and Thyme

This recipe was adapted from Sweet Paul. I used the same general base with slight changes in flavoring Ingredients: 3.5 cups of all purpose flour 1 cups of warm water + 1/2 cup 1 packet of instant yeast 2 tbsp … Continue reading

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Broiled Garlic Butter Lobster tails

Ingredients: 2 lobster tails 2 tbsp butter softened 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp black pepper Salt to taste (if you prefer, instead of paprika and pepper you can use a mixed seasoning like old bay or tony chachere’s or another … Continue reading

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Salmon cakes with potatoes

This is a simple recipe that reheats very well. If crab cakes are not your thing, you may like this salmon cakes Ingredients: 2 cans salmon, drained 3/4 cup panko bread crumbs 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro (or parsley if … Continue reading

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Baked Orange Chicken

This chicken is delicious and tastes like the kind you can order from Chinese food restaurants. Its healthier too since its baked, and not fried and the sauce is home made without large amounts of sodium and other additives. Ingredients: … Continue reading

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Ginger soy honey salmon

You can bake it or pan cook it. If you plan to bake it, preheat over to 350 before starting. This recipe is very simple and quick. Prep time: 25 minutes (5 to actually prep, 20 to marinate) Cook time: … Continue reading

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