Lemon and Parsley Orzo Risotto

Have you ever had an item in your pantry for a while, well okay for a very long time and you just knew that it was calling out to you, “Please use me!”? This was the case with my smallRead more…

Filet of Cod Meuniere with Wilted Spinach

Please don’t be gun shy with this recipe’s fancy name. In its’ simplest form it is a pan cooked cod that gets a light dusting of flour and sauteed. Sauce Meuniere is a lemon butter sauce that gets dressed upRead more…

Spiced Rubbed Pulled Pork Sammies

Low and slow is one of the best methods for cooking pork and it is no different when making pulled pork. Cooked in a low 300 degree oven for 6-7 hours until the pork is falling apart tender, then dousedRead more…

Spinach and Sweet Potato Lasagna with Parmesan Cream Sauce

I went to the grocery store today with a short list and an uncompleted menu plan after reviewing the stores flyer for specials. One of the items on sale was fresh spinach and I knew I wanted that in myRead more…

Six Simple Mother’s Day Desserts

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May10th. Here in the United States the celebration of all mother’s, motherhood and any maternal bond relationship began in the early 20th century. Although we celebrate in a variety of ways we were not the firstRead more…

Cinco deMayo Recipes

Cinco de Mayo is celebrated May 5, 2015. A traditional celebration commemorating the victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla. We offer up all sorts of traditional and spin on traditional Mexican recipes to celebrate this holiday. IRead more…

Cinnamon Maple Waffles

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s the fuel that fires the bodies furnace and the proper way to eat is the have breakfast, lunch and dinner and healthy snacks if anything, in between and I believeRead more…

Grilled Balsamic Vegetables with Teriyaki Beef

Our store finally carried some baby bok choy this week. Grilling this lovely small baby choy is the perfect conduit for getting the best out of this wonderful vegetable. And to accompany the baby bok choy some grilled mushrooms andRead more…

Herb Cheese Chicken with Pan Sauce

There are times when I have the least amount of ingredients available between refrigerator, freezer and pantry that from sheer desperation of what to put together for dinner that my creative side kicks in and a new recipe (at leastRead more…

Easy Apple Pie Beggars Purses

There has been an extra can of apple pie mixture in my pantry for a while now. It has been there since I used one of them for my Easy Fried Apple Pies. It has been haunting me. Other thanRead more…

Mexican Shepherds Pie

When thinking about what to have for dinner on what seemed to be a not so warm spring day, I gravitated back to something hearty. What I came up with was to make shepherd’s pie. I did not have leftRead more…

Crispy Curried Baked Chicken

My mother used to bake chicken wings when we were growing up and all she did was add seasonings and dots of butter on each wing. By the mid to late 1960’s there was a pre-made “salad seasoning” mix thatRead more…