Recipe Review // Cheesy Onion Panini

“If there’s anything I know, it’s that I love a sandwich. Especially one with hot, gooey, melty, cheese.” When I was originally looking at the Plated menus (the first time), there was one recipe that stuck out to me: Cheesy Sweet Onion Panini with Truffle Fries. I am a sucker for cheese. I am a sucker for…

Recipe Review // The World’s Worst Chicken Parmesan

“Thus began the most traumatizing experience I’ve ever had in a kitchen. Gather round, all, and hear the harrowing tale of #ChickenParmGate.” You’re probably thinking I got that title wrong. I didn’t. I meant that. The World’s Worst Chicken Parmesan. This is the story of how one of my favorite recipes in the world got butchered, battered, broken….

Recipe // Sweet & Spicy Salmon Teriyaki Tacos with Cucumber Salad

“Spicy, sweet, protein packed, plenty of textures. It’s absolutely a must try.” I’ve been having some fun with the Plated meals and learning a lot about their process – as well as my own tastes and inspirations as a cook (and blooming chef!). I’m learning a lot about textures, flavors, seasoning, spice, and the untold importance of appropriate side…