Author: Laura

Getting Creative With Fun Breakfast Recipes What I love about the sheet pan breakfast hash is how flexible it can be. It’s like the ‘fried rice’ of breakfast. You can really get creative by using whatever you have in your fridge or even use up leftover odds and ends that you are left with at […]


What is Prime Steak? I like to buy USDA certified prime steaks for a slightly more upscale steak dinner at home. According to the USDA, prime beef has better marbling and is considered restaurant-quality. I’m a fan of of juicy, perfectly rendered fat oozing out of my steak, so I will choose prime steaks for […]

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Cooking a whole duck can seem a bit intimidating, and yes, it does take some effort and planning. However, the rewards of the uniquely flavored, tender meat wrapped in perfectly rendered fat and crispy browned skin certainly make it worth it. This Chinese Roast Duck Recipe features a variety of spices, and is spatchcocked to […]

Marinated Spatchcock Chicken By spatchcocking it, you’ll get the juiciest, most succulent chicken you could ask for. You’ll also want to make sure that your juicy chicken is full of flavor with every bite. To accomplish this, I marinade my Peruvian spatchcock chicken in a blend of flavorful spices overnight. My “Little Black Dress” Recipe […]

There are some recipes that I love so much that I can’t get tired of eating them. This low-FODMAP pastitsio has a combination of so many rich flavors: ground lamb, cinnamon, and red wine, topped with a creamy béchamel sauce. You can think of it as a sort of Greek lasagna. The first time I […]

Garlic-Free and Onion-Free Bolognese While many bolognese recipes will feature garlic and onion, those of us with sensitive tummies have to avoid it. My low-FODMAP bolognese recipe omits these ingredients but still packs a lot of flavor. When to Cook Low-FODMAP Bolognese? This is truly a “Sunday night dinner” dish; it requires care, craft, and […]