Oink Pasta Salad

We had a friend over for dinner the other night. He was going to bring the side. I was cool with that, but he text that he was still at work and didn’t do anything for the side. I told him not to worry, I’d come up with something. Since we were grilling chicken, I thought a summery salad would be nice. I started digging through the pantry and realized I could make an awesome pasta salad. Yeah, I know, my pantry has things in it most people’s don’t, but hey, it’s all in there for moments like these! Continue reading

Marinated Skirt Steak

At the store this weekend they had these beautiful skirt steaks. Even better is that they were on sale. I had to buy one. The butcher was awesome and even trimmed it all up for me (so worth having them do it there for you — it’ll save you a lot of time). I initially bought it to make some awesome tacos with, but instead I decided to through a different marinade together. I am so glad that I did!. This skirt steak on the grill turned out so amazing!

Balsamic Skirt Steak-3

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Grilled Stuffed Portobellos

I saw these portobellos at the store and thought it might be fun to make “burgers” out of them. I had a better idea for them than grilling them into a burger. I stuffed them instead WITH ONLY 4 INGREDIENTS!  stuffed portobellos-5

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In my early 20’s I lived in Slovenia. Since I am a big meat eater, some of my favorite food to go get was Serbian grilled meats. Cevapi (che-va-pee), also known as cevapcici (che-vap-chee-chee), were some of my favorite things to eat. They are like little sausage finger that are full of flavor. cevapi-4

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