Stuffed Acorn Squash

This is a great dish that can be adapted to whatever ingredients you have in the house. Grains can include rice, quinoa, couscous, farro or barley. Greens can include spinach, arugula, kale, fresh herbs. The important thing is that you enjoy making it as you go and it tastes delicious in the end! Stuffed Acorn … Read more

Miso Soup Recipe in under 30 minutes

miso soup recipe

This Miso Soup recipe is seriously the fasted soup to make. You don’t even need pre-made broth to get a ton of flavor because the miso paste does it all for you. This miso soup is also great for freezing and saving for a rainy day. When I don’t feel like cooking, but want something … Read more

Classic Sausage & Peppers

As a native Long Island Italian girl, sausage & peppers was one of the things I watched my dad drool over as a kid. I never loved cooked peppers as a child, but when I began to cook myself, I created my own recipe and it is hands down, the best sausage and peppers you … Read more

Seared Bass with Brown Butter, Roasted Grapes & Capers

This dish uses the Searing Method. This seared bass dish will be done in 15 minutes and yet make you feel fancy and special while you eat it. The seared bass melts in your mouth, while the sweetness of the roasted grapes and the tangy earthy butter and caper make you want to dance. In … Read more

Winter Squash Soup

Winter squash Soup

Getting a variety of Winter squash in the Fall months is my favorite! Winter squash keep outside the fridge for what seems like ever and are so great for adding some depth and warmth to any dish. This Winter squash soup is very simple and fast AND like so many of The Connected Chef recipes, … Read more

Vegetable Dumplings

dumplings

These Vegetable Dumplings are by far one of the favorites in our kid’s cooking classes. The children love to make and stuff the dumplings and they ALWAYS eat them up like crazy. This recipe adds cabbage and other shredded vegetables, but you can also brown off some meat, cook some shrimp or change up the … Read more

Lemon Chicken

Using the BRAISING method, this is the perfect one pot meal. It requires minimal prep and cooks without needing much attention. That means it’s great for a week night or a busy day with your kids. It’s also a meal that can be adjusted to be made in a Crockpot or Instapot. I used to … Read more

Balsamic Marinated Summer Veggies

There are many vegetables at the market that grow in abundance in the Summer. Squash, Zucchini, Peppers, Eggplant – These veggies are cheap. Unfortunately, many people don’t like them or don’t know how to make them SUPER yummy so that they enjoy them. My secret – This is the ONLY way I will eat these … Read more

Chili

This simple chili recipe is the easiest, most forgiving and delicious you will eat. Make 3 times the amount so that you can freeze batches of it for a rainy day! Chili Print Recipe This is the easiest, most forgiving and delicious chili you will eat. Make 3 times the amount so that you can … Read more