pan-seared bratwurst and cabbage

Pan-seared Bratwurst and Cabbage

Pan-seared bratwurst and cabbage is an easy to make dinner that stands on its own with no need for exotic spices or arduous preparation. Up to this point, Domesticated Wild Child has focused on recipes using kielbasa such as Skillet Kielbasa Mac and Cheese Penne or Kielbasa Potato Bake. This is because the smoked flavor and texture of kielbasa plays so well with a variety … Continue reading Pan-seared Bratwurst and Cabbage

roasted butternut squash

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Vegetarian Today we have a wholesome homemade soup.  Roasted butternut squash forms the basis of this delicious appetizer or light main course meal.  The best part about making soup at home is that you can generally use whatever you have on hand. For that reason, substitutions in this recipe are encouraged. Go ahead and try new combinations, have fun with it!  One note in particular,  … Continue reading Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Tomato Alfredo Ziti Bake


Well after a nice week in Florida, it’s back to business! I’m coming to you today after starting a new job so super easy dinners with no prep are really in my wheelhouse right now. This is a beyond easy recipe. It’s literally boiling and mixing. You can use canned sauce for this if you want but I make my own and I found it really makes the flavor incredible. If you spend some free time on a weekend making a batch of each sauce, all you need to do it boil and bake! You can find my Alfredo recipe here and my homemade sauce recipe here. This also reheats really well so if you need something to last a few days for leftovers, this is perfect!  Continue reading “Tomato Alfredo Ziti Bake”

Chicken and Potatoes with Garlic Spinach Sauce

Chicken and Potatoes with Garlic Spinach Sauce

Chicken and potatoes are a classic mix and this dish takes it to another level. It’s easy to make and smells incredible! All you need is a baking dish and a skillet to make this and you will have a meal that is full of flavor. This is great with some salad and some Italian bread on the side to soak up all that extra yummy sauce!  Continue reading “Chicken and Potatoes with Garlic Spinach Sauce”

Honey Lime Tilapia

Honey Lime Tilapia


I love this recipe so much. It’s so easy to prepare and cook. I usually buy a bag of frozen tilapia individually wrapped by the bag. This recipe works for both defrosted or fresh fish. This is something that every time you have this, the first bite is just amazing every time. The marinade complements the fish perfectly.  Continue reading “Honey Lime Tilapia”