recipes by occasion

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Some of my favorite recipes, grouped by occasion:

For when you need an easy weeknight meal:
apricot mustard baked chicken
asian marinated salmon
basic fried rice
chickpea pasta
creamy mushroom pasta
fish in parchment paper
lemon rosemary chicken with potatoes
mushroom marsala pasta
panko crusted salmon
– spaghetti with garlic and olive oil

For when you want to have brunch with family or friends:
chocolate cheese danishes
chocolate chocolate chunk muffins
cream cheese scrambled eggs
hash brown potatoes
mini chocolate croissants
oatmeal breakfast bread

For when you’re having a dinner party:
biscoff trifle
chicken with 40 cloves of garlic
– chocolate mousse
garlic butter roasted mushrooms
– herb marinated pork tenderloin
lemon chicken with croutons
mushroom lasagna
– parmesan roasted broccoli

For when the weather is right for a backyard bbq:
buttermilk brined grilled chicken
chocolate peanut butter ice cream
garlic and rosemary flank steak
meyer lemon and dijon grilled chicken
peanut butter chocolate oatmeal cereal bars
peanut butter cup bars
peanut butter pie
summer sangria

For an at home date night:
black and white creme brulee
chocolate souffle
roasted cornish game hens
steak with blackberry red wine sauce

For when you just need a chocolate fix:
brownie cookies
chocolate mint molten lava cakes
double chocolate mint cookies
– gooey chocolate pudding cake
– world peace cookies

For when you need a birthday cake:
chocolate peanut butter cake
chocolate stout cake
german chocolate cake
peppermint hot chocolate cake

For when you are hosting a wedding or baby shower:
all occassion sugar cookies with royal icing
cheese straws
chocolate truffles
florentine orange cake (schiacciata alla fiorentina)
parmesan thyme crackers

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