Homemade Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo

Seafood Fettuccine Recipe

image When one hears the title, Seafood Fettuccine Alfredo or even Shrimp Fettuccine, for that matter, our minds are instantly transported to a fine dining restaurant experience where hours are spent in perfect presentation of the dish. Can we clear our preconceived notion that this dish takes time to prepare and realize that in ten […]

Easy, Elegant Chocolate Souffle

Easy Chocolate Souffle at 10 Minute Dinners

With the holidays approaching, we tend to spend just a bit more than ten minutes of prep time on our dinner. So, if that’s the case,  an easy and quick dessert is just what we are looking for to round out our repertoire. This decadent, delicious and elegant Chocolate Souffle is perfect for those special evenings. […]

Black Forest Ham and Cheese Panini

Make Panini using waflle maker

Often we forget that it’s the littlest touches that make a meal special or memorable. Even in creating a 10 Minute Dinner, we can add a unique touch without a lot of time. For instance, instead of just serving your basic ham and cheese sandwich,  slather the outside bread with butter or olive oil, grill […]

Grilled Portobello Pizza Burgers


When I started 10 Minute Dinners, I knew that it would lean heavily toward the beef and poultry recipes, with a smattering of pork recipes, since that is what my family gobbles up most frequently. Quite honestly, most of my “Go to” meals are in those categories, but I knew that expanding our palette was […]

Black Bean and Corn Salsa with Lime


Sometimes I watch cooking shows and hear the commentators, judges, chefs, et al use certain words to describe foods like “earthy,” or “fresh.” I then wonder to myself, “What does fresh taste like?” Admittedly, I understand better now that my palate is broadening. I remember eating my Beef, Barley, and Mushroom Soup and thinking, “Oh, […]

Homemade Sesame Chicken


After sharing the post “What Would you Do with 30 Pounds of Chicken,” many wanted specific recipes for each item mentioned. This is a quick and easy homemade version of Sesame Chicken without all the extra calories from deep frying. While it will not end up tasting exactly the same as the Chinese restaurant, since […]