This was was simple and delicious. I stood in my kitchen a good bit earlier than dinner time yesterday realizing I had absolutely nothing to do, which is so rare. So naturally I started playing with food (trying not to eat it). I was making my lunch salads and thought I’d slice up some extra … More Sweet Glazed Salmon and Sesame Roasted Veggies
I had an impromptu small gathering for the Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo last night. Once I decided I didn’t feel like going out (allergies were killing me), I thought about what I could make in. My main dish was inspired by simply seeing some baby back ribs at Wegmans that made me think … More Fall-off-the-Bone Ribs and Cocktails!
Tough to find the time to cook a good meal these days, let alone write about it, so I have to first confess that I made this dish Sunday night and this is the first chance I’ve had to sit and write about how I made it!! Many apologies for the delay! And apologies also … More Nutty Scallops on Avocado Creme
My second trip to Atlantis in the Bahamas confirmed it – this is a fantastic family vacation destination. Beautiful scenery of tropical bliss abounds. The grounds are impeccably kept, the staff is very friendly, and there is something awesome around every corner. Be it a shark habitat the beach, or just a statuesque palm tree … More Atlantis, Bahamas 2018
Been a while, I know, but I had to upgrade my site to get some more storage so I could post more pics. And oh boy do I have a lot to share!! Great big vacay to Atlantis, Bahamas is coming soon to my blog!! So stay tuned!! But first a little taste of last … More Porter and Shallot Braised Short Ribs
Now this was an easy one thanks to two ready made jars of goodies! Sometimes you just don’t know what to with a jar of something that sounds so great – like artichoke and truffle cream – if you don’t want to just slap it on some bread. So here’s an idea!! Cook with it! … More Cheesy Truffle Pesto Chicken
Ok, so I made them on a Monday, but I’m sharing them with you on Tuesday – that counts as Taco Tuesday, right?? This is so simple because you just buy everything and the only thing you have to cook is the meat! It was great in a pinch, which is what my cooking time … More Taco Tuesday!!
I know it’s been a while since I’ve written. My usual excuse is that it’s been so busy. Well, same again! I definitely need either a personal secretary or a clone. Anyways, anytime I get to spend time playing in the kitchen is good time spent for me!! So the other day, I was tasked … More Two Dips! BBQ Chicken and Spinach Artichoke
Perfect weather, best game of golf I’ve played in years, and a great time overall on the gulf side of sunny Florida! I was very spoiled by my amazing golf buddy (who I like to call Dad) and was treated to a stay at the Ritz Carlton Sarasota. It’s a little bit of a drive … More Sarasota Golf Trip!
At first we thought we’d go out to one of our favorite restaurants, but as Valentine’s Day got closer, I really wanted to stay in with my Valentine. I snuck over to Whole Foods during the day for a quick hit, I had Italian on the brain. I love Italian food, but try to moderate … More Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two 2018