Meals and Recipes

This list links a variety of meal, appetizer, soup, and dessert ideas/concepts as well as full recipes.


Pasta and Vegetable Dishes


Pasta and Clams in a Creamy Truffle Sauce with Shiitake Mushrooms

Beet Ravioli and Mushroom Tart

Sweet Potato Ravioli

Pasta and Steamer Clams

Roasted Chicken and Butternut Squash Ravioli

Japanese Noodles and Shrimp

Fried Rice

Homemade Tortelloni


Chicken Marsala

Broccoli and Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast

Boneless Thighs with Pepper and Squash

Braised Chicken

Chicken Breast with  Mushroom Gravy and Kalamata Olives with Frozen Honey Yogurt

Stuffed Chicken Breast with Potato-Leek Patty

Chicken Marsala with Morel Pasta

Honey-Soy Chicken

Lemon-Balsamic Chicken with Sauteed Mushrooms

Chicken Breast Stuffed with Pea shoots and Cheddar with a Millet Pancake

Flatbread Chicken Pizza

BBQ Drum Sticks

Fish and Seafood

Tilapia with a Creamy Citrus Sauce

Scallop Risotto with Asparagus Spears

Wasabi-Almond Flounder

Apricot-Citrus Tilapia with Butternut Squash

“Fresh” Apricot Tilapia with Rice

Sushi Take #1

Seared Scallops in a Blood Orange demi-glace with Roasted Artichokes

Bay Scallop Salad

Broiled Halibut

Pan Seared Flounder

Salmon with a Honey-Orange-Soy Glaze

Whole Stuffed Branzino

Coconut Shrimp

Battered Flounder with a Plum Sauce

Salmon Risotto

Wolffish with Crab and Asparagus

Fall Seasonal Crab Cakes

Sushi Take#2

Lemon Infused Wolffish and Asparagus

Fall-Seasonal Seared Scallops

Cod Steak and Sweet Potato Fries

Pancetta Topped Shrimp

Sweet Potato Crusted Flounder


Stuffed Pork

Wild Boar Roast

Hazelnut Crusted Pork Chops

Oven Roasted Baby Back Ribs

Panko Crusted Pork Chops

Seared Pork Chops with an Apple-Shallot Compote


Braised Veal Shank and Homemade Pasta

Strip Steak with a Wine a Reduction and Carrot Puree

Bone-In Strip with Mojo Rojo

Braised Short Ribs

Broiled Ribeye with Morels

Bistro Inspired Ribeye

Buffalo Burger

Bacon Wrapped Filet

Stuffed Flank Steak

Surf and Turf

Hanger Steak topped with Shrimp

Beef and Shrimp Kabobs with Mixed vegetables


Lamb Stew in an Acorn Squash

Lamb Chops and Pomegranate


Confit Take #1

Confit Take #2


Chicken Noodle and Spicy Sausage

Mixed Cream of Vegetable Soup


Pomegranate-Starfruit Smoothie

Ginger Ale

Grapefruit Margarita

Appetizers and Snacks

Mixed Cheese and Meat Platter

Cheese and Cracker Platter


Blintzes Topped with Mixed Berries

Poached Egg Brunch

Leek and Potato Tart with a Fried Egg and Bacon

Apple Streudel


Various Breakfast (Including Croissants)

Stuffed French Toast

Eggs in a Basket

Apple Macadamia Pancakes


Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Bananas Foster Crepes with Fresh Berries

Chili-Infused Chocolate Mousse



Mascarpone Cheesecake with fresh Caramel and Roasted Pecans

Lobster Tails

Apple Tart with Frangipane

Saint Joseph’s Day Pastry

French Macarons Take #1

Shirt and Tie Cake (Father’s Day)

Chocolate Souffle and Raspberry Cake

 My First “Sculpted Cake”– no recipe, just pictures

Macarons Take #2

Hybrid Paris-Brest


Chocolate Tart

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