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Por chops in the Instant Pot for Instant Pot pork chops with creamy mushroom sauce

5 Easy Weeknight Instant Pot Dinners

Having an Instant Pot means never having to settle for boring weeknight meals again ~ here are 5 Easy Weeknight Instant Pot Dinners that prove it!…

Ancient Grain Salad made with farro, wild rice, and quinoa ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

5 Easy Grain Salads that will feed your soul!

These 5 Easy Whole Grain Salads are hearty, healthy and vegan-friendly. They’e simple enough to pull together for a weeknight dinner, gorgeous enough for special occasions, and the leftovers make the BEST packable lunches!…

Pasta twirled on a fork

5 Easy Weeknight Pasta Dinners

5 Easy Weeknight Pasta Dinners ~ I’ve put together 5 of my favorite pasta recipes that are perfect for fall weeknight cooking.  They’re simple, seasonal, quick 30 minute meals, and every one of them is a testament to the comforting power…

Instant Pot Pork Chops in a Creamy Mustard Sauce

Instant Pot Pork Chops in Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Instant Pot Pork Chops in Creamy Mushroom Sauce ~ these fork tender pork chops cook up in no time in the Instant Pot pressure cooker ~  let’s just call it instant comfort food gratification!…

The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Dinner

Are you pulling out all the stops this Valentine’s Day?  I’ve got your back with the makings for a deliciously impressive (but totally doable) romantic meal.  It’s as easy as choosing one from column A and one from column…

Lemony Chicken Biryani is a lush comforting one pot meal ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Lemon Chicken Biryani

This Lemon Chicken Biryani recipe is a delicious gift that comes to us from Persia, via India ~ the fragrant basmati rice is flavored with a blend of spices and the juices from the chicken that cook along with…

Yotam Ottolenghi's Cod Cakes in Tomato Sauce ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Ottolenghi’s Cod Cakes in Tomato Sauce

Ottolenghi’s Cod Cakes in Tomato Sauce is an earthy meal of tender fish cakes tucked into an aromatic sauce.   Serve it with couscous and sauteed spinach…this is comfort food with a Middle Eastern flair. When I’m at a loss…

Easy Sausage and Peppers Recipe is the ultmate Italian comfort food ~ the whole family loves it! | theviewfromgreatisland.com

Easy Sausage and Peppers Recipe

Nobody does comfort food like the Italians, and this easy sausage and peppers recipe is a prime example of how a few simple ingredients can come together to make a sublimely satisfying meal in about an hour. Growing up…

Brussels Sprout Carbonara - the classic italian comfort dish made even better with sprouts! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Brussels Sprout Carbonara

This creamy Brussels Sprout Carbonara instantly earned a place in my family’s regular dinner rotation.  You’re going to love this classic Italian comfort food made even more irresistible with one of my favorite veggies.…

Salmon and Zucchini Burgers ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Salmon and Zucchini Burgers

Salmon and Zucchini Burgers are tender and juicy atop a fresh watercress and blueberry salad.  This recipe turns leftover salmon into an elegant 30 minute meal, and it’s the perfect way to stretch a delicious but pricey fish. I’m…

Sweet Onion and Herb Quiche | theviewfromgreatisland.com

Sweet Onion and Herb Quiche

My Sweet Onion and Herb Quiche might just be the perfect recipe — easy to prep, it goes from breakfast to brunch, to lunch, to dinner without blinking an eye.  Hot, cold, room temp, or reheated, it’s always delicious…food…

An easy cassoulet recipe perfect for holiday entertaining

Easy Cassoulet

My Easy Cassoulet is a pared down version of the classic French dish and it’s perfect for laid back entertaining or a romantic dinner for two! *This post is in association with Swanson® ~ thank you for supporting my…

Chicken Stew with Honey Whole Wheat Biscuits

Chicken Stew with Honey Whole Wheat Biscuits

Chicken Stew with Honey Whole Wheat Biscuits ~ there’s nothing homier, or more comforting, than chicken stew bubbling away in a pot, with fluffy biscuits rising in the oven……