Black Bean Edamame Burgers 

Black Bean Edamame Burgers 

Burger Night!!  My favourite night of the week. Always. On the surface, burgers can seem a little mainstay, but in reality, they’re one of the most incredible, customizable, delicious, handheld pieces of joy on the planet. They just scream happiness.  This burger, however, is especially delicious. Black Bean Edamame Burgers with Harissa Mayo on a […]

Grilled Garlicky Pancetta & Red Pepper Oysters

Grilled Garlicky Pancetta & Red Pepper Oysters

Grilled Garlicky Pancetta & Red Pepper Oysters  24 oysters, shucked on the half shell  1 tablespoon olive oil  1 cup chopped pancetta  2 shallots, finely diced  1 large red bell pepper, finely diced  3 garlic cloves, minced Zest of 1 lemon  ½ cup dry white wine  1 tablespoon butter  ¼ cup chopped flat-leaf parsley  Sea […]

Grilled Tajin & Maple Chicken Wings 

Grilled Tajin & Maple Chicken Wings 

Chicken Wings = Handheld Happiness  These chicken wings are entirely next-level thanks to double-hit of Tajin and a sweet & chili-flavour-packed maple glaze. Tajin is legit one of my all-time favorite spice mixtures – a rockstar blend of chile, lime, and sea salt. It’s perfect on everything from fresh fruit, to cocktails, to chicken, fish, […]

Steak, Mushroom, & Broccolini Sandwiches with Herbed Vinaigrette

Steak, Mushroom, & Broccolini Sandwiches with Herbed Vinaigrette

Steak, Mushroom, Broccolini Sandwiches with Herbed Vinaigrette  Steak & Mushroom Sandwiches  3 pound rib-eye steak, sliced thinly  1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon olive oil  1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves 3 cups sliced cremini mushrooms  1 medium onion, thinly sliced  2 cups sliced broccolini  2 garlic cloves, minced 8 hoagie (sub) rolls  Sea salt and […]

Traeger Smoked Short Rib Steamed Baos

Traeger Smoked Short Rib Steamed Baos

Some things are worth waiting for. This recipe is, honestly, happiness in food form. Pure handheld happiness. Slow-Braised Garlic, Jalapeño, and Hoisin-Kissed Short Ribs in Steamed Baos with Quick Pickles and Sriracha Mayo. Beyond Delicious! Make this recipe y’all. Traeger Smoked Short Rib Steamed Baos  Short Ribs  2 tablespoons canola oil  3 pounds beef short […]

Hoisin Meatball Noodle Bowls featuring Sir Kensington’s Mayonnaise 

Hoisin Meatball Noodle Bowls featuring Sir Kensington’s Mayonnaise 

These Noodle Bowls = Absolute Happiness.  I am 100% convinced that noodle bowls are the perfect weeknight meal. Quick & easy to whip together, seasonally customizable, and healthy to boot. This recipe, however, has a secret weapon of deliciousness thanks to Sir Kensington’s mayonnaise, creating the juiciest, most perfect meatballs imaginable.  Often folks think of […]

Smoked Eggplant & Lamb Ragu 

Smoked Eggplant & Lamb Ragu 

Smoked Eggplant & Lamb Ragu  1 pound mafalda pasta (or pasta of your choice)  ¼ cup olive oil, divided  1 medium eggplant, cut into ½-inch dice  ½ teaspoon dried chili flakes  1 medium Spanish onion, finely diced  1 large carrot, finely diced 2 celery stalks, finely diced  4 garlic cloves  2 tablespoons tomato paste  1 […]

Guinness Grilled Jerk-Style Chicken Legs with Grilled Pineapple Salsa & Coconut Rice 

Guinness Grilled Jerk-Style Chicken Legs with Grilled Pineapple Salsa & Coconut Rice 

Grilled Chicken, I love you.  A summertime family favorite, grilled chicken is always a hit. And with good reason. It’s delicious! Every now and then, though, you need to mix up that classic favorite for something extra-special. This dish is inspired by my travels cooking with the unbelievably inspiring folks in Saint Lucia, and it’s […]

Smoked Paprika Chicken & Serrano Pizza with Balsamic Glaze 

Smoked Paprika Chicken & Serrano Pizza with Balsamic Glaze 

Pizza Night is, and will forever be, my favorite night!!  As far as I’m concerned, pizza is happiness in food form. Tailor-made for family-style, entirely customizable, communal eating with the people you love. It’s simply perfection.  This recipe is my absolute favorite pizza recipe right now. Smokey pan-roasted chicken, serrano ham, and fresh basil, with […]

Beef Kofta Burgers featuring Sir Kensington’s Mayonnaise 

Beef Kofta Burgers featuring Sir Kensington’s Mayonnaise 

Burger Night!  There are few things that make me happier than burger night on a warm summer evening with the fam. Fun, completely customizable, handheld happiness!  This recipe is a rockstar, and so much fun to share with the crew. Beef Kofta Burgers with Grilled Veggies and Chipotle mayonnaise. Spiced beef burgers, grilled eggplant and […]