big & cheesy mozzarella sticks

Americans love cheese, and I am no exception. Fried cheese curds are a personal favorite, but in New Jersey, cheese curds are extremely hard to come by—although we do have some amazing cheese makers in this state (very few of whom actually produce cheese curds). When cheese curds aren’t available—which is pretty much always—fried mozzarella makes the perfect appetizer. Football season is finally back; preseason … Continue reading big & cheesy mozzarella sticks

baked coconut chicken with mango salsa

Last week, I went to Bahama Breeze with a friend because I found out they had piña coladas for $5 and half priced apps at happy hour—which, according to experts, is a great way to spend a weeknight. Need I say more? It reminded me of a trip I took a few months ago to Turks and Caicos. (Alright, a restaurant with a view of … Continue reading baked coconut chicken with mango salsa

stuffed grilled chicken in white wine & garlic sauce

I try my hardest to love chicken, but it’s not easy. I can’t explain what my beef is (no pun intended), but unless it’s fried, I don’t want it. But I get that fried chicken isn’t exactly the healthiest option, so sometimes I have to channel my creativity and create a grilled chicken recipe that even I would eat. This stuffed grilled chicken is filled … Continue reading stuffed grilled chicken in white wine & garlic sauce