Entrees Shrimp Scampi Yum!  This shrimp scampi recipe is full of flavor and easy to prepare and assemble on a busy weeknight. It’s also an impressive dinner party entree. Often, I will serve roasted broccoli as a side dish. And if I make it the night before Owen has a big race, a side of pasta for him. […]
Entrees Greek Bowls When the weather turns nice and the days are longer, I like to keep dinner light and easy! On a busy weekday when I am showing properties and/or running to a track meet, this is something I can prep ahead of time, and we can eat as we come and go. The kids love these […]
Entrees Delicious Deli Style Rubens One of the biggest challenges of being a working Mom, often on appointments in the evening, is being sure my kids have delicious, somewhat nutritious, easy dinners they can prepare themselves. Sandwich night is their night to prepare dinner, and this is one of our favorite grilled sandwiches! The boys like the corned beef and […]
Entrees Guinness Shepherd’s Pie for Saint Patrick’s Day My husband and I met on Saint Patrick’s Day, at an Irish Bar in Washington DC. Michael being Irish, we always love the celebrating the holiday, who doesn’t…everyone is Irish on Saint Patrick’s Day!! I am a big fan of seasonal and holiday recipes! For dinner this week, I decided to experiment with a couple […]
Entrees Easy Chicken Ramen-Noodle Soup I made this yummy recipe for the first-time last week, and it was a big hit. The original recipe called for me to make my own stock and roast my own chicken. As a busy working Mom, who has time for that! So, I used boxed chicken stock and pre shredded chicken from our local […]
Entrees Simple Salmon     What is for dinner tonight, Salmon! At least once a week we have fish, and salmon is a family favorite. This recipe is quick and easy, delicious and nutritious. Simple Salmon Supper 4 – 6oz. Salmon Fillets 2 TBSP Olive Oil Salt & Pepper to taste 2 tsp. minced garlic 1-2 tsp. Italian […]
Entrees Easy Jambalaya for Mardi Gras Easy Jambalaya for Mardi Gras 2 TBSP. olive oil 1 sweet onion, diced 3 tsp. minced garlic (I always use jarred garlic) 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 green pepper, diced 13.5 oz package Smoked Andouille sausage, sliced (I have also used Italian sweet or spicy sausage, uncooked and diced) 2 chicken breasts, uncooked and […]
Slower Cooker Beef Ragu with Pappardelle A working Mom’s best friend could be her slow cooker or InstaPot. I am terrified of the InstaPot but love my Slow Cooker. On a weeknight when I know I will be busy working all day and showing properties, I like to come home knowing we can have a healthy family dinner I prepared earlier. […]
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Entrees Super Bowl Sunday! The Philadelphia Eagles are in the Super Bowl!! Michael and the kids could not be more pumped! We are heading to our neighbors to cheer on the Birds, and when I asked what I could bring, the answer was chili, of course! It’s what I make on game day! But which recipe? I adopted and tweaked this flavorful chicken […]
Entrees Sweet Sausage and Pepper Skillet I have wanted a cast iron skillet for some time, and this week, my kids surprised me with one! So, on this cold winter weekend, I am making one of their favorite dinners in my new skillet. This isn’t a recipe so much as just a “throw together” dinner, as I like to call it. […]
Entrees Sherry’s Chicken Enchilada’s (or Vegetarian!) Pre-Covid in our real estate world, we would host Brokers Open Houses, where we would host delicious luncheons for our collogues and local agents to preview new listings for potential clients. This recipe was an office favorite and quickly became one of our family favorites, both the chicken and vegetarian options. The recipe also appears […]
Slower Cooker Game Day Chili When the Eagles play, I usually make a big pot of Chili. I have many different recipes and variations of chili, but this is, by far, Michael’s favorite. It was always the award-winning recipe I created for The Team Donaher Chili Cook-Off a few years back. The competition is always fierce at our cook-offs…lol I […]
Breakfast Grandma Cub’s Cranberry Buttermilk Scones Michael and I first enjoyed these warm scones at Grandma Cub’s Easy Street Cottage on Nantucket Island in 1996. These have been a favorite of Michael’s ever since. Grandma Cub, a Nantucket native, was a very special lady; She was a phenomenal baker; she knit all of our Christmas stockings and never forgot a birthday. […]
Entrees Tuscan Chicken is what’s for dinner tonight! It was great to hear from many of you that you enjoyed the Sausage Spinach Soup; thank you for following my BLOG. I do not pretend these are recipes I have created, although as with most recipes, I tweak, add and eliminate to our taste. The recipes I will share are all family favorites! Tonight, […]
Soups and Salads Welcome to Alexa What’s for Dinner As a busy real estate professional with four active kids and a hungry husband at home, I often ask friends and colleagues, what’s for dinner tonight? So I have compiled our family favorites and will share them with you each week. Diving into week one of the New Year, let’s begin with Sausage and Spinach […]