Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad, such a light and refreshing salad for your summer days โค๏ธ! Folks, this isn’t your average caesar, this has homemade anchovy punched dressing, delicious scratch croutons with grilled romaine hearts and chicken. Yes, that’s right grilled romaine. This adds something special and takes the salad to a new level. I hope…

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Spinach Artichoke Chicken Lasagna

I don’t know about you, but during quarantine, pastas are bringing me comfort even in the summer ๐Ÿ˜‰. Tonight’s pasta is Spinach Artichoke Chicken Lasagna, which has all the deliciousness of the dip in between sheets of pasta ๐Ÿ˜‹, I mean doesn’t that sound heavenly! I was inspired to make this dish because I had…

Filipino Chicken Sisig

This chicken dish is dreamy in a sizzling skillet with loads of flavor ๐Ÿ˜‹! Sisigย is a dish from the Philippines made from parts of pigย head and chicken liver, usually seasoned withย calamansi (Philippine lime), onions and chili peppers and I became inspired to create this dish after watching the Delight Travellers. Trevor and Anna, aka Delightful…

Tuna Macaroni Salad

I’m psyched to FINALLY bring you a throwback to my childhood, the classic tuna mayo macaroni salad; but this isn’t just any Tuna Macaroni Salad, this salad has a little extra with peas, it’s vinegar punch and dill relish ๐Ÿ˜‹. For our Memorial Day, we smoked a pork shoulder (check out my Smoked Pork Shoulder…

Carnitas

Mexican Street Tacos have FINALLY returned in our household โค๏ธ and today I’m bringing them to you, just in time for Cinco de Mayo ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ! These tacos are AMAZING and super easy to make in the Instant Pot and you know me, I love Instant Pot recipes! I began creating this dish after being inspired…

Sausage Rolls

Sausage stuffed in puff pastry, yes please! These bullets of deliciousness are INCREDIBLE and so incredibly EASY to create! I recently got intrigued by the traditional British Sausage Roll and I thought, hey I’ve got mild sausage and puff pastry in the freezer, why not give it a try! Boy have we been missing out…

Red Curry Lentils

This is the first of a number of posts, which will feature meals that are perfect for #selfquarantine food because Jackie’s Eats & Treats is here for you! During times like this, you need to rely on what you have on hand, both in the pantry, fridge and freezer and today is one of those…

Scottish Stovies

This recipe is delivered today in honor of the Scottish hubby’s birthday ๐ŸŽ‚! This is one of David’s favorites (i.e. both to make and eat) and a total comfort meal. Stovies, aka Stovy Tatties and Stoved Potatoes, is a Scottish stew based on meat and potatoes and very similar to America’s Beef Stew. It’s usually…

Instant Pot Pulled Pork

Pulled Pork in the Instant Pot, oh my, what an idea! I was drawn to Pulled Pork for 3 reasons: 1. It seemed to be a perfect accompaniment for my Super Creamy Mac & Cheese and boy was it ever ๐Ÿ˜‹! 2. I knew I had a busy week at work and pork always makes…

Super Creamy Mac and Cheese

Here’s a Super Creamy Mac & Cheese recipe for you just in time for Sunday meal planning! This Mac & Cheese was inspired by a Epicurious video I recently viewed, 4 Levels of Mac and Cheese. I like the 4 Levels Series because they breakdown the science of a dish and feature the dish from…

Easy Jambalaya

In honor of Fat Tuesday and the Mardi Gras festival ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽญ๐ŸŽŠ, which is February 25th, here’s a one pot Jambalaya! This recipe was inspired because too often I buy Zatarain’s Jambalaya and I wanted to see how easy it was to create Jambalaya from scratch and boy was it ever!! Yes, I know I often…

Fish Pie

David requested and I delivered, this evening with Fish Pie ๐Ÿ˜‰. I was after salmon barbecued on the grill, but David mentioned Fish Pie with mushroom soup, which is a favorite from his home country (i.e. UK). After some thought, he had me sold because it’s winter after all and comfort food is delicious, I…

Chorizo Lasagna

This dish was inspired by a staycation goal to full my freezer with homemade ground chorizo and another Matty Matheson, Just a Dash video, Naughty or Nice Chorizo Lasagne. If you didn’t catch my other Matty Matheson inspired meal I cooked during my staycation, check it out here, Verde Chicken Soup. I know Chorizo Lasagna…

Hash Brown Casserole

I don’t care what you call it Cracker Barrel Potatoes, Funeral Potatoes, Cheesy Potatoes, Party Potatoes; a Hash Brown Casserole hits the spot EVERY TIME. This dish was inspired after a work colleague, thanks Evan (but probably Brook๐Ÿ˜‰), brought a Hash Brown Casserole to FriendsGiving and since then I’ve been waiting patiently for an excuse…

Verde Chicken Soup

This soup is delicious and healthy if you’re kicking the new year off watching your waistline and/or eating healthier, keep reading… This dish was inspired by leftover roast chicken (that needed to be used), stock made from the chicken bones and Matty Matheson. I’m a fan of Matty Matheson and his new collection of cooking…

Chicken & Bacon Alfredo Stuffed Shells

This is a creamy and delicious pasta dish and is perfect for a crowd on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day. BTW, if you didn’t catch my New Year’s Celebration post full of yummy munchies, check it out here. Pasta shells are great because you can pack so much goodness into those pasta pouch….

Chili

It’s Chili today created by the hubby featuring my Chili Seasoning Blend. David likes creating comfort food classics like American Chop Suey, Chili and Scottish Stovies (which i need to feature) and I LOVE when I can take a back seat in the kitchen and inspire others โค. Chili is an American classic and perfect…

Creamy Mac & Cheese

Mac & Cheese is the ultimate comfort food with its creamy goodness. What’s not to love, right?…pasta, cream, cheese and absolute deliciousness ๐Ÿ˜‹ In my opinion, mac & cheese is the perfect accompaniment to chicken wings and pulled pork โค and Jackie’s Eats & Treats has you cover there! I also love that you can…

Vietnamese Meatballs (Bo Vien)

Pho Bo Vien is my absolute favorite pho โค What’s better than a piping hot bowl of beef bone broth, meatballs and noodles, topped with chopped cilantro and green onions? In my opinion NOTHING. This is a dreamy bowl of comfort and DELICIOUSNESS ๐Ÿ˜‹ As you may remember, I made scratch Vietnamese Instant Pot Beef…

Instant Pot Vietnamese Beef Pho

Oh man, Vietnamese Pho is one of my go-to comfort foods with its layers of umaminess, richness and freshness. Just thinking about it makes me drool ๐Ÿ˜‹ It is beginning to feel like fall in New England and it seemed appropriate to try to recreate the Pho I’ve experienced at Saigon & Tokyo in Dover,…

Corn and Leek Bisque

Tis the season for sweet corn ๐ŸŒฝ Over Labor Day weekend we paid a visit to Viel Farm because they have some of the best sweet corn on the seacoast. Fun fact about Viel Farm in Rollinsford, NH, they’re celebrating 100 years of business.  Talk about a milestone  Corn is a super versatile ingredient; corn…

Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff is comfort food at its finest โค Since fall seems to be upon us and I had leftover flank steak, fresh mini bellas, sour cream and egg noodles; stroganoff seemed like the perfect Sunday meal. The fall is the perfect time for comfort foods like my Homemade Cheeseburger Helper, Mac & Cheese, Dave’s…

American Chop Suey

American Chop Suey is a comfort food classic for sure, with it’s beefy, tomatoey, elbow macaroni goodness ๐Ÿ˜‹ I remember my mother making Goulash when I was young, which is essentially American Chop Suey and on Mother’s Day; a throwback was necessary. I don’t remember the meal being a favorite when I was young because…

Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole

This is a guilty pleasure recipe, for sure, and soooo delicious. However, if you cut your portions small, you’ll feel less guilty ๐Ÿ˜‰ I love creating this meal before a weekend because it makes for incredible brunch on Saturday or Sunday with a poached egg ๐Ÿฅš Two, this casserole tastes even better the next day!…