Main Dishes

Italian-style Porchetta Roast

One of the many culinary delights in Italy is porchetta (pronounced por-KET-uh), a tender, moist rolled pork roast with a savory herb filling. It’s been dubbed a “bacon roast,” which provides a clue as to how delicious it is! Served on bread as a sandwich or as a Sunday dinner, …

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Cedar Plank Grilled Salmon

This is my go-to recipe for salmon. It’s just as tasty as the grilled trout we enjoyed in Argentina’s Seven Lakes region and gets rave reviews from friends and family. It’s modified slightly from a recipe found in USA Weekend by Pam Anderson.

Hungarian Gulyás

My grandmother’s parents likely brought this recipe with them when they arrived in America from Hungary in the early 1900s. It’s been a dinnertime staple for many years and is perfect on a cold winter evening.

Almost-Like-Paris Lamb Chops

We learned this simple-yet-elegant way to prepare lamb chops at a class in a busy Paris neighborhood. The preparation adapts well to pork chops and elevates a weeknight meal into something special.

Berber Omelette

We discovered this dish on one of our many road trips through Morocco. A shopkeeper shared this bubbling tagine with lamb kefta meatballs and fresh eggs. It’s a simple dish that has become a mealtime favorite.

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