Buttered Skillet Skirt Steak with Chipotle Adobo Sauce

Skirt steak is a beautiful piece of meat for fajitas, Mexican street tacos, stir-fry, and even salads. You can serve it as the main dish and add roasted potatoes and vegetables on the side or serve it up with rice. There are several ways to marinate a skirt steak including soy sauce, Worcester sauce, olive oil, and lemon. My newest way to season my steak is smothering it in a chipotle butter that takes a few minutes to make but brings a whole new level to your dish. Ingredients: 2lb skirt steak 3TBSP olive oil 4TBSP unsalted butter 1TSP Goya … Continue reading Buttered Skillet Skirt Steak with Chipotle Adobo Sauce

Spanish Rice with Chipotle Adobo Peppers

I love adding different levels of heat to my dishes, it brings more flavor to the meal. Adobo is a staple seasoning in Spanish cooking but when combined with chipotle peppers, it’s a game changer! Ingredients: 2 cups jasmine rice or long grain white rice (washed and drained) 3 cups water 1TSP salt 1TSP cumin 1TSP paprika 1TBSP chicken bouillon I 7oz can of chipotle peppers in adobo 2 Roma tomato’s halved 1 jalapeño pepper halved 1 medium onion quartered 3 cloves of garlic or 1 1/2 TBSP garlic powder Directions: In a food processor blender add your chipotle peppers … Continue reading Spanish Rice with Chipotle Adobo Peppers

Happy Second Birthday, Katya

Happy happy birthday to my baby, Katy! Your first trip around the sun with us was wonderful and our journey as a family of four gets better as the days pass. It’s been two years of raising you my little cub and your heart is as pure as your smile. I’m thankful for your gentleness and the softer aspects of your personality, but I love to hear you roar. The way you bring joy to those around you and try to keep a smile on their faces, both a blessing and a curse. My princess, you taught me age doesn’t … Continue reading Happy Second Birthday, Katya

Parenting During The Pandemic

March 8th, 2020 was the first day of quarantine in Connecticut, and we just passed the one year mark of the pandemic, what a ride it has been and continues to be. I am thankful for my family’s health and well-being during this time, my husband is a first responder and his job has kept us on the edge of our seat since COVID-19 made its way into our lives and stole our sense of security and comfort. Parenting during the pandemic opened my eyes and brought me closer to my daughters, broadened my horizons, exposed my childhood traumas that … Continue reading Parenting During The Pandemic