Chef Kerry Stanton

Recipes created with love and flavor, for novice cooks and nuanced chefs.


Recent Posts

Easter Ham Strata

Easter Ham Strata

Once you’ve eaten the ears off the chocolate bunny, celebrate Easter brunch with a savory ham strata. This rich egg custard is studded with cubes of ham to incorporate the holiday’s traditional protein but doesn’t break the bank or involve repetitive glazing. Plus, you can […]

Meatless Monday – Snap Pea & Grape Salad with Orange Vinaigrette

Meatless Monday – Snap Pea & Grape Salad with Orange Vinaigrette

They say another snow storm is heading our way, but the clocks sprang forward and the season of crisp, verdant vegetables is coming soon. Here’s a refreshing Snap Pea and Grape Salad with Orange Vinaigrette that celebrates spring, is easy to assemble on any given […]

Grilled Lamb Loin with Pistachio Pesto

Grilled Lamb Loin with Pistachio Pesto

Boiled corned beef and cabbage is tasty but it’s basically the culinary imitation of Ireland’s gloomy days on a plate. This year, let the sun shine on the lush landscape from which St. Patrick drove the snakes by savoring the traditional and tender meat of […]

Meatless Monday – Saint Patrick’s Day Barley Salad

Meatless Monday – Saint Patrick’s Day Barley Salad

Barley’s is best known for producing single malt Whisky but these chewy and nutty gems are also a healthful grain that’ll boost and maintain your energy for the upcoming Saint Patrick’s Day celebration. This cold salad uses the protein-packed and fiber-filled grain along with orange […]

Guinness Marinated Beef Kebabs

Guinness Marinated Beef Kebabs

Kebabs are quite popular in Dublin as a late night nosh. If you want to spend this Saint Patrick’s Day reveling with friends and family rather than babysitting that traditional boiled dinner or beef stew, these Guinness-marinated beef kebabs are quick to prepare, can be […]

Irish Cheddar and Bacon Scones

Irish Cheddar and Bacon Scones

Saint Patrick’s Day feasts often feature the classic boiled dinner of corned beef and cabbage or a rich beef stew made with Guinness stout beer. This year, on the day that celebrates shillelaghs and shenanigans, expand your spread to include these buttery and flaky scones […]

Loaded Cauliflower Soup

Loaded Cauliflower Soup

Loaded baked potato soup is comforting, rich and chock-full of crispy bacon, chives, calories and carbohydrates. If you love this hearty soup but aim for something more nutritionally balanced, try this Spanish spin on the indulgent soup that swaps cauliflower for potato and crispy chorizo […]

Spicy Shrimp Farfalle

Spicy Shrimp Farfalle

Even if you’re giving up something you love during this lenten season, you should never sacrifice flavor in a quick weeknight meal. Spice up your fish Fridays during lent with Spicy Shrimp Farfalle. The chewy bowtie pasta and tender shrimp are enveloped in a fragrant […]

Meatless Monday – Quinoa Stuffed Mushroom Caps with Romesco Sauce

Meatless Monday – Quinoa Stuffed Mushroom Caps with Romesco Sauce

Meatless Monday can still taste and feel meaty. This recipe for Quinoa Stuffed Portobello Mushroom Caps with Romesco Sauce offers plenty of chewy texture and umami flavor from the mushrooms, nuttiness from the protein-packed grain, and satisfying bursts of verdant juice from zucchini and kale. […]

Trail Mix Brownies

Trail Mix Brownies

I’d like to say that I was fueling up for a winter hike or hard workout with these Trail Mix Brownies, but the truth is that sometimes you crave a gooey brownie while lounging on your couch and need a fix. I’ll vaguely attempt to […]

Saint Louis Gooey Butter Cake

Saint Louis Gooey Butter Cake

Two friends are heading to Saint Louis, Missouri this week – the land of toasted ravioli, a big arch, and Nelly – but more importantly, the locale is famous for a sweet treat that takes the cake. Saint Louis Gooey Butter Cake tops a thick […]

Roasted Kale Salad with Avocado Caesar Dressing

Roasted Kale Salad with Avocado Caesar Dressing

The creamy, salty and crunchy mixture of dressed greens that goes by the name Caesar is technically a salad but not a particularly healthy one. That’s about to change. This heart-healthy iteration uses nutrient-rich kale, which is roasted to soften the fibrous green, instead of […]

Meatless Monday – Israeli Couscous with Orange & Herb Vinaigrette

Meatless Monday – Israeli Couscous with Orange & Herb Vinaigrette

If you’re dreaming of basking in the summer heat from under your winter hat and need a little taste of sunshine, try making this light Israeli couscous salad that celebrates the far-off season with bright citrus flavors, juicy tomatoes, and tangy feta cheese. Israeli Couscous […]

Philly Cheesesteak Dip

Philly Cheesesteak Dip

Philadelphia Eagles fans are perpetually fighting over which cheesesteak restaurant is better — Pat’s or Geno’s — and debating Whiz versus no Whiz. Let them squabble over the small stuff while the Patriots and their New England fans devour Philly on and off the field, […]

Greek Nachos with Seasoned Lamb, Feta, & Tzatziki Sauce

Greek Nachos with Seasoned Lamb, Feta, & Tzatziki Sauce

Traditional nachos are great to nosh on during football parties and as the Super Bowl approaches, you might want to take that mound of chips to another level with pulled pork, barbecue sauce, and Monterey Jack cheese or fried chicken and pimento cheese sauce. Alternatively, […]