Baked Cod with Warm Tomato Salad

A French inspired preparation of a beautiful loin of cod makes you feel like you are dining out in a fine restaurant but without the hefty restaurant price! While I was growing up we did not eat much fish inRead more…

Marinated and Grilled Chicken Thighs

There’s nothing quite like crispy skin on chicken, where the skin is crispy from the top all the way to the bottom of the chicken skin. That is what Graham Elliot was looking for in last nights Master Chef competition.Read more…

Crispy and Sweet Pineapple Rings

Pineapple happens to be a favorite fruit of mine and I jump at the chance when they go on sale in our local store. When you first bring a pineapple home from the market allow it to sit out onRead more…

Summer Celebrations Recipes

Starting off in May we celebrate and honor those who have fought for the freedom we have here in the United States. Then in June we celebrate those who have worked their way through school and graduate from High SchoolRead more…

Blackberry Oatmeal Bars with Streusel Topping

Blackberry Oatmeal Bars with a Streusel Topping and sprinkled with some chopped walnuts is the perfect bar dessert to pack in school lunches, for an after school snack, or to bring to a party or picnic this summer! Planning aRead more…

Green Bean and Bacon Salad with Vinaigrette

Memorial Day is coming soon and it has me thinking of days gone by and the many picnics we attended at family and friends homes. My thoughts turned to the dishes of old and one was the green bean saladRead more…

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…