Friday, February 19, 2016

New Orleans Mac & Cheese with Cajun Shrimp Scampi


New Orleans Macaroni & Cheese with Cajun Shrimp Scampi 

New Orleans Mac N Cheese


My New Orleans Macaroni and Cheese with savory Cajun Shrimp Scampi is loaded with  flavors inspired by a few country's.  Primarily this dish is a fusion of deep Louisiana and Italy.  Two of my fav's!  The New Orleans Mac N Cheese is creamy, cheesy and rich and the Cajun Shrimp Scampi is a savory concoction that actually mixes well with the Mac N Cheese.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Greek Chicken Bowtie Pasta

Greek chicken with bowtie pasta


This is a low calorie delight that is sure to please any appetite.  featuring olive oil, rosemary oregano and sweet bell peppers this will keep your waist then in your belly full.







Ingredients
2 or 3 chicken thighs

Marinade
1/8 cup olive oil
1/4 cup canola
1/8 cup water
1tbl spn Rosemary
1 tbl spn Oregano
Dash cayenne
dash garlic powder
dash salt

2 cups bowtie pasta
Your favorite bell peppers Julianned or diced
1/4 white onion
Serrano pepper diced (optional)

1/2 cup Feta cheese
Small amount of goat cheese (optional).

For the marinade pour all ingredients in a bowl and stir together very well. Preferably put it in a bullet for a small food processor to chop up the rosemary. add salt and pepper to the chicken then pour half of the marinade over the chicken and let it set in the refrigerator for at least one hour.

Preheat the oven to 400 and cook the chicken for about 30 minutes or until it's done -165 temp. Chop or slice chicken in 1 inch cubes or thin slices.

Meanwhile saute the peppers and onion. Set aside. Cook the pasta.

Drain the pasta, return the pasta to the pot.  Add the chicken, peppers, onions, and stir. Add the remainder of the greek marinade. 

Add the cheeses and stir.

Serve & enjoy!


Sunday, January 10, 2016

Penne Pasta with Vodka Sauce Chicken and Sausage

Penne Pasta with Vodka Sauce Chicken and Sausage

 
Chicken and Sausage Penne Pasta with Vodka Sauce
 
This flavorful Italian pasta dish will solve any type of hunger and craving you may have. This version of Penne Pasta uses a baked brined chicken, both chicken breast & thighs, as well as rich and flavorful Andouille sausage.  The rich Vodka sauce has a unique twist because I used a Serrano pepper to add some life to it.  ARIBA! 

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Greek Chicken and Pasta

Greek Rosemary Chicken and Pasta







This Greek Chicken Pasta is a healthy, flavorful dish inspired by the Olympian Restaurant on Galveston Island.  Featuring Rosemary, Olive Oil, Thyme and more fragrant seasonings, this dinner will please the taste buds and it's an easy week night dinner.

Enjoy my Greek Rosemary Chicken and  Pasta!