Sirloin Steak Panini

Our local pizza & sandwich joint has a very tasty Flank Steak Panini on their menu that I’ve been ordering for years. I finally decided to just make it at home – tweaking it until it was just right. I’ve never been a big fan of flank steaks because they end up being very fatty…so I use sirloin instead, marinating it and grilling it and adding sautéed marinated red onions, sharp cheddar cheese, tomato, arugula and a smear of black pepper aoili…all piled on toasted rustic sourdough bread…This is the perfect pick-me-up when I’m in the mood for a tasty lunch! Continue reading

Pocket Pork Chops With Pecan, Sausage & Mushroom Stuffing

I love pecans in almost anything, but when I put them in this stuffing it just sent these chops to a whole new level. Making the simple pocket saves the struggle of stuffing the whole loin and is a simple solution for a quick dinner night. Stuffing the whole loin is great for a crowd, but the pocket is great for 2 -4 people for dinner!  Continue reading

Baked Tilapia With a Sourdough Parmesan Crust

Baked Tilapia With a Sour Dough Parmesan Crust
Tilapia is a very mild, moist and flaky fish. I love to bake it in the oven for an easy, fast and tasty meal. I’ve adapted a recipe my mother always made that my kids couldn’t get enough of. I know Linda has also used and adapted this dish for her family too. Make this fish for your family and all you’ll hear is… May I have another?     Continue reading