Cooking What I Like With Love

Category: Main Dishes

Healthy Creamy Tomato Soup  (Gluten-free, Vegetarian)

Healthy Creamy Tomato Soup (Gluten-free, Vegetarian)

It’s a fact that when I was a kid, I ate so many tomatoes and tomato products in a few days that I had to go to the doctor because we thought I had scarlet fever again. I literally turned red and blotchy. I’ve learned…

Sausage, Kale, and White Bean Soup

Sausage, Kale, and White Bean Soup

A lot of my clients ask me what my favorite meals are and I instantly mention this recipe. It is one of those meals that I always want because it’s filling, easy to make, and just plain delicious. The sausage flavors the entire soup (stew?…

Creamy Mushroom and Gruyere Pasta (GF/Vegetarian Option)

Creamy Mushroom and Gruyere Pasta (GF/Vegetarian Option)

This pasta is like a warm hug on a cold night. Pasta is tossed with a creamy, cheesy sauce infused with earthy mushrooms. This comes together in about thirty minutes, so it’s a great weeknight dinner but would also be a great vegetarian option for…

Pork Tenderloins with Apples, Onions, and Sweet Potatoes

Pork Tenderloins with Apples, Onions, and Sweet Potatoes

Here is a simple, but delicious dinner that won’t have leave you washing a pile of pots and pans. Juicy pork is served with the classic combination of apples and onions, with sweet potatoes for a filling twist. I’ve included a trick for speeding up…

Sausage Polenta Pie

Sausage Polenta Pie

I have problems with cooking large quantities of food. I often begin making something and move to a larger pot. And then to an even larger pot. I’ve been trying to rein myself in, but I always like the idea of having leftovers to freeze.…

Amazing Tamale Pie

Amazing Tamale Pie

I hate dieting. I try to keep healthy, but the pounds creep up on me and I find myself struggling into my jeans and feeling sluggish. So, in preparation for my wedding, I started Weight Watchers. I have done Weight Watchers in the past. When…

Tomato Pie

Tomato Pie

I’ve been obsessed with tomatoes since I was a kid. I actually once ate so many that I ended up at the doctor, who at first thought I had scarlet fever again because I was all red and itchy. But then he asked what I’d…

Eggplant and Smoked Gouda Pasta

Eggplant and Smoked Gouda Pasta

I’ve worked in restaurants for a long time. Some of them were good and some of them were bad. Most of them had one dish that stood out to me. After college, I lived in Morristown, NJ and worked at a restaurant in the town…

Sausage and Rice Timbale

Sausage and Rice Timbale

I tried this recipe because of the movie “Big Night” with Tony Shaloub and Stanley Tucci. In the movie, there is a scene where they make a timbale, which means drum in Italian. It is an over-the-top production with multiple steps and ingredients, anticipated with…


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