Mushroom and Wild Rice Stuffed Acorn Squash

This easy fall meal is as filling as it is pretty! You can tailor the filling to use whatever ingredients you have laying around or to your preferences. This is a vegetarian version, but you could easily add some ground meat to up the protein if you wanted! Preheat oven to 400F. Line a bakingContinue reading “Mushroom and Wild Rice Stuffed Acorn Squash”

Honey Mustard Pork Chops with Apple Onion Compote served on top of Sweet Potato Kale Hash

If you’re looking for a not boring, full of flavor, balanced fall meal, this should be your go-to. Pork that’s not dry, kale that’s not gross, apples that aren’t just more applesauce. This is sure to be a hit that you will come back to time and time again. Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly greaseContinue reading “Honey Mustard Pork Chops with Apple Onion Compote served on top of Sweet Potato Kale Hash”

Fall Sweet Potato Gnocchi with a Butter Mustard Sauce

Gnocchi is an amazing invention on its own, but using sweet potato instead of regular potato makes it the perfect fall dish. Don’t let the veggies fool you, this is definitely not a healthy dish – but it is a hearty dish that will leave you satisfied and warm! Clean and scrub sweet potatoes. PierceContinue reading “Fall Sweet Potato Gnocchi with a Butter Mustard Sauce”

Copy-cat Istanbul Kebab House İmam Bayıldı

Until I tried the Vegetable Stuffed Eggplant at Istanbul Kebab House (see our restaurant review here), I didn’t know that a vegetarian dish could be so incredible tasting, so filling, and so hearty. İmam Bayıldı is, according to Istanbul Kebab House, a fire roasted eggplant stuffed with roasted red pepper, onion, tomato, garlic, parsley, toppedContinue reading “Copy-cat Istanbul Kebab House İmam Bayıldı”

Copy-cat Hatchet Brussels Sprouts

If you think you hate Brussels sprouts because you tried them once as a kid – you’ve got to give these a try. They are not your mama’s steamed, soggy, bland Brussels sprouts. These are Hatchet’s bacon Bleu cheese Brussels sprouts (see our restaurant review of Hatchet here). Believe me, you will pound these downContinue reading “Copy-cat Hatchet Brussels Sprouts”