Cooking, Rice, Seafood

Week 29: Scallops with a Corn Salad and Parmesan Risotto

Last weeks attempt at making fried chicken, and succeeding at it, influenced me to attempt another daunting dish. SCALLOPS. I have read numerous times that is it so easy to overcook scallops and they can turn rubbery. Truthfully, overcooking might as well be my middle name. But, putting all fears aside and still living off… Continue reading Week 29: Scallops with a Corn Salad and Parmesan Risotto

Chicken, Cooking, Fried

Week 28: Fried Chicken Sandwhich

One of my most favorite foods is fried chicken. I have the biggest fear of butchering one of my favorite meals, but I figured it was time to attempt this difficult dish. I fried chicken wings in week 3 but there is a difference between crispy wings and that extra crispy restaurant quality chicken. Shockingly, I… Continue reading Week 28: Fried Chicken Sandwhich

Beef, Cooking, Salad

Week 27: Grilled Ribeye with Marinated Zucchini, Onion and Tomato Salad

This week I came across an enticing side dish, and decided that a nice delicious steak would go perfectly with a marinated zucchini, caramelized onion and tomato salad. I first started by seasoning the Ribeye steak with olive oil, salt, pepper and garlic powder, and then let it marinade for about 30 minutes. Next I… Continue reading Week 27: Grilled Ribeye with Marinated Zucchini, Onion and Tomato Salad

Cheesy, Cooking, Vegetarian

Week 26: Zucchini Pizza Boats

This week I was craving pizza, but also wanted to be healthy. So my solution was to make these absolutely delicious zucchini pizza boats. I came across the idea of a zucchini boat while sifting though pinterest, and there are a thousand different zucchini boat dishes you can make. When I saw a bunch of… Continue reading Week 26: Zucchini Pizza Boats

Cooking, Seafood

Week 23: Tilapia Fish Tacos with a Cucumber and Pineapple slaw

Taco Tuesday in my house typically consists of your basic ground beef hard shell taco with lettuce, tomato, avocado and cheese. While delicious, I figured this week I would mix it up a bit. I have always been a big fan of fruit in my tacos, so when I came across this recipe for fish… Continue reading Week 23: Tilapia Fish Tacos with a Cucumber and Pineapple slaw