Main Dishes

Main dishes that will be the center star of your meal.

  • nashville hot chicken sandwich

    Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich

    Chicken sandwiches are popping up on menus everywhere recently and in my opinion the ultimate chicken sandwich is the Nashville Hot chicken sandwich! This sandwich packs the heat but is mellowed out by a little sweetness from the brown sugar. It’s crispy saucy exterior is surprisingly easy to achieve at home. Perfect for satisfying that craving without leaving home. Where did Nashville Hot Chicken Originate? Nashville Hot Chicken was invented by the Prince family, owners of Prince’s Hot Chicken Shack. The recipe is believed to be created by accident when Thornton Prince III’s girlfriend fried him up some chicken with extra peppers after he came home late one night. He liked it so…

  • Italian Stuffed Pork Loin

    Italian Stuffed Pork Loin Made Easy

    This stuffed pork loin is a foodie’s simple take of a Porchetta. A Porchetta is a traditional Italian dish that consists of a boneless pork roast that is stuffed with liver and fennel and roasted for many hours over a fire. I’m sure the original is delicious but liver and fennel are not staples in my refrigerator. My version skips the old world ingredients and uses delicious Italian meats and cheeses instead. I created this recipe when I had a bunch of leftover cheeses and deli meats from a charcuterie board in the fridge that I needed to use up before they went bad. I trimmed the pork loin of all fat so…

  • The Best Steak You’ll Ever Make!

    Are you afraid of buying an expensive steak and ruining it? Do you shy away from cooking steak because you don’t have a grill? Don’t worry, I was in those shoes once too until I learned this method. It results in the juiciest steak and it is so quick and simple! I learned this method on Food Network’s The Kitchen and apparently it’s Bobby Flay’s preferred method. They use a porterhouse but my budget doesn’t allow for that so I use whatever cut is on sale at Aldi that week. I’ve tried this method with T-bones and NY Strip and both work well, just adjust the cooking time accordingly.   Still scared? Invest…