Classic Filet Mignon With A Red Wine Sauce

Classic Filet Mignon With a Red Wine Sauce One of the main questions I get asked as a chemist is, “What is it about food that interests you so much?” When I get asked that, I almost always freeze and think of all the passionate answers I could give them, but the only word that…

Baby Red Potato Salad

Baby Red Potato Salad Potato salad is a year-round favorite for me. The ingredient variations are endless and the dish provides a tasty and complementary side for almost any entrée. However, I am one of THOSE individuals who is not a fan of the traditional potato salad *gasp!* I know, I know crazy right? I…

Roasted Tomatoes and Pesto Pasta Salad

I love a good and refreshing pasta salad during the summer. There is something about enjoying a delicious pasta salad in the heat, especially one that combines the essential summer ingredients, such as tomatoes and basil. I don’t know what it is, but there is no better smell in the world than a heaping bunch…

Homemade Pizza and Marinera Sauce

I don’t know what is worse, canned pasta sauce or a frozen pizza. Never mind, both are equally horrible. To anyone that loves frozen pizzas, I apologize, but I don’t care what DiGiorno advertises, it still tastes like a frozen pizza! I know, I know, you can always order delivery. But, NO! Don’t fall into…

Spanish Red Wine Sangria

Sangrias are my all time favorite drink of choice for the summer. Any BBQ or gathering is not complete without a delicious Sangria to converse over. Sangria is based on the traditional red wine punch popular throughout Spain, as well as throughout all of Europe for hundreds of years. Sangrias are traditionally made from a…

Fried Green Tomatoes With Jalapeño Cilantro Sauce

Fried green tomatoes… Fried tomatoes? What is it with us and our obsession to fry everything? Because it’s delicious, thats why! I had no idea what fried green tomatoes were and did not feel like branching out to try a fried vegetable, or fruit, depending on who you talk to. So, I researched what and…