Monthly Archives: May 2015

Copycat Portillo’s Chocolate Cake

A Chicago classic!   INGREDIENTS 1 box devil’s food¬†cake mix 3 eggs 1 C. cold water 1 C.mayo PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees and grease 2 nine inch cake pans. Combine cake mix, eggs, water, and mayo and … Continue reading

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Smashed Potatoes

INGREDIENTS 12 whole New Potatoes (or Other Small Round Potatoes) 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil Kosher Salt To Taste Black Pepper To Taste Rosemary (or Other Herbs Of Choice) To Taste PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS Bring a pot of salted water to a … Continue reading

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Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Peanut-Lime Sauce

Can you say, “DELICIOUS?” INGREDIENTS 1 pork tenderloin (about 1 pound) 1/4 cup apricot preserves 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter 1 lime, juiced 1/4 … Continue reading

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Spinach and Ricotta Calzones

One word…AMAZING! INGREDIENTS 10 oz. frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry 8 oz. (1 cup) whole milk ricotta cheese 4 oz. mozzarella cheese, shredded 1 oz. Parmesan cheese, grated ¬†(I omitted this.) 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 large … Continue reading

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