AmyGB's favorites

Chipotle Aioli

I make this to go with the great Cuban sandwiche recipe. On reflection, this chipotle aioli adds zest to just about everything so is worthy of its own page! Try it with steaks, eggs, sturdy … [more]

Wok fried rapini and shrimp

Here is a really tasty, really fast, and really simple dish that you can prepare when time is of the essence. It is light, and the fresh bold flavor of the rapini blends perfectly with the ginger, … [more]

Succulent and easy Chinese beef and broccoli

She’s gonna to kill me, the missus. She says there are some things that are just too good to share. Culinary secrets, she calls them. But her broccoli and beef is too good not to share. After … [more]

Tuna penne with rocket arugula and lemon

Our dear friend Jennie, who spent six months in Rome, came back with this amazingly delicious and simple recipe that is quintessential Roman. This Tuna penne with arugula and lemon recipe is one of … [more]

Homemade chili con carne recipe

Chili is one of my favorite comfort foods. But I have not been able to find a recipe that satisfies my sense of what is a traditional chili. So, in the spirit of GreatGrub, I pulled from a number of … [more]

Ossobuco alla Milanese

This is a traditional ossobuco recipe, but with a French twist. Although the Pernod liqueur appears to be a strong flavor, it mellows in the oven and blends in to create richness that makes this dish … [more]

Grandma’s Corn Flake Chicken (Revisited)

I say “revisited” because this is oven baked and a few revisions have been made. I use Dijon mustard instead of the bright yellow mustard that my grandmother used (she must have liked yellow, … [more]

Minted English Pea Soup

This is a great soup anytime of the year. Even with buttermilk, it is only 4 grams of fat per serving. Serves about 6. [more]

Egg Quesadilla

Here’s a breakfast variation of the delicious Carmen’s quesadillas . The fluffy egg makes a delightful filling to go with the crispy shell. My wife and I love this as much as the kids. [more]

Mango Lassi

The lassi is a traditional drink in India that orginaly hails from the Punjab region in north. It is typically made by blending yogurt with water, spices and salt into a light frothy beverage. This … [more]