Sausage and Kale Stuffed Pasta

Chicken sausage, kale, and ricotta stuffed jumbo shells, baked in a sweet potato cream sauce. Italian chicken sausage mixed with wilted kale, ricotta, and pecorino stuffed in large pasta shells, tucked into a creamy sweet potato sauce and baked. The title of this recipe is stuffed pasta instead of stuffed shells because any filled pasta […]

Spice Roasted Salmon and Sweet Potato Salad

Sumac and smoked paprika-spiced, oven-roasted salmon with sweet potato, parsnip, and apple salad. This post is a light fall dish with smoky sweet flavors and a hint of citrus. The recipe for this salmon is straightforward and simple. But julienning 15 cups of vegetables can be a job. If you would like to split up […]

Duck Breast with Corn Risotto

Black pepper and coriander seared duck breast with sweet corn risotto and pickled corn relish. When you hear duck and risotto, you don’t necessarily think light and fresh. You probably think rich and heavy. But, this recipe adds bright, fresh flavors to balance the richness, making it a light summery dish. Before cooking the duck […]

Mango Cake

Mango vanilla cake layers with fresh mango filling and mango buttercream. This cake is packed with mango. Fresh mango is baked into the cake and fills the center, freeze-dried mango flavors the buttercream frosting, and dried candied mango garnishes the top. The cake’s layers are tender and fluffy in texture. To create this texture, I […]