Asian Rice Salad

This is a great salad for entertaining over the summer. You can easily double or triple it for a large party, and it makes for a beautiful presentation. I love the bright colors that make this dish a real showstopper. I know that the dressing has Asian flavors, but you can pair it will just… Continue reading Asian Rice Salad

Burgers, Sandwiches, & Wraps

Real Deal Burgers with Caramelized Onions & Gruyere

This recipe is everything I love about French onion soup turned into a cheeseburger. It's your average burger elevated one step higher. Make it out on the grill all summer long while you enjoy the beautiful weather. Real Deal Burgers with Caramelized Onions & Grueyere Makes: 4 servings Prep Time: Ingredients: 1⅓ lb ground sirloin, divided… Continue reading Real Deal Burgers with Caramelized Onions & Gruyere

Burgers and Sandwiches

Lobster Rolls

Makes: 2 servings Prep Time: 10 minutes   Total Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 4 finger sandwich rolls, toasted Meat from 1½ lb cooked lobster 2 lemons 1 tbs melted butter 2 tbs mayonnaise 3 tbs minced scallions salt and pepper to taste chives for garnish Directions: 1. Clean the lobster meat as necessary, collecting the… Continue reading Lobster Rolls


Chopped Salad

One of my favorite salads is The Chopped Salad at California Pizza Kitchen. It’s so refreshing and light, but still has protein so you’re left feeling full. There aren’t too many CPKs here on the east coast, so I usually stop for lunch when I see them. I was seriously craving CPK when I decided… Continue reading Chopped Salad