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 Rustic White Bean and Tomato Toast
When the weather warms up I begin to crave dishes tossed together with fresh seasonal produce.When the weather warms up I begin to crave dishes tossed together with fresh seasonal produce.  The truth is we still have little while to go here in New England until the local tomatoes and peppers...
Olive and Roasted Pepper Crostini
In this recipe toasted French bread is swiped with a touch of Mediterranean kalamata olive tapenade then topped with fresh mozzarella and sweet roasted peppers.  These colorful crostinis make a great flavor filled presentation. For this recipe you will need:1 red bell pepper, halved and...
Greek Isles Crispy Fried Fish Fillets
This recipe results in seriously crispy white fish with just the right amount of Mediterranean oregano and toasted garlic flavor.  For this recipe you will need:1 ½ lb. haddock or cod fillets1 cup flour1 tsp. baking powder1 cup peanut or canola oil2 eggs, beaten lightly4 tsp. Victoria...
Cinnamon Chile Sweet Potato Fries
Cinnamon Chile Rub and sweet potatoes make for a fantastic combination.  The seasoning caramelizes onto the crispy fries giving them an addictive smoky sweet flavor. For this recipe you will need:4 large white sweet potatoes6 Tbsp. olive oil1 Tbsp. Victoria Taylor’s Cinnamon Chile...
Cracked Black Pepper Homefries
Homefries are one of the things I look forward to most when going out for breakfast.  I like mine crisped with lots of peppery flavor but unfortunately there's usually a 50% chance that when I receive them they are overly salted and soggy.   This recipe for homefries is such a...
Cracked Black Pepper Oven Fried Chicken
This is my version of fried chicken- cooked in the oven instead of a frying pan.  It’s still crunchy and delicious but with less fat and more flavor than the traditional version. 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts3 Tablespoons olive oil2 cups plain crackers or panko bread crumbs2...
Sesame Teriyaki Chicken with Spinach and Quinoa
This protein packed dish is loaded with so many flavors that you might be able to sneak the super healthy ingredients past picky dinner guests. For this recipe you will need:4  boneless skinless chicken breasts2 Tablespoons of olive oil2 cups cooked quinoa4 carrots peeled and cut into half...
Curried Pork Satay
 Curried Pork Satay is extremely flavorful due to a marinade of curry, ginger, citrus and soy sauce.  This is a simple recipe that can be served either as an appetizer or a main course.  I prefer to use pork with this recipe but you could easily substitute chicken, beef or lamb to...
Chili Nachos
I have tried on multiple occasions to create the perfect nachos with just the right amount of toppings that do not turn the chips into a mushy mess in the oven. More often than not I failed.  Now I make them with just chips, cheese and jalapenos and set up a nacho bar so that guests can...
Enchilada Pie
I have made versions of this pie throughout the years, but always before I have painstakingly cut the tortillas and layered them in a rectangular pan. Then I found someone who used a pie plate to easily create the layers, and I had to try it. It works great. The great thing about this recipe is...

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