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
Like I said last time, too much good food for one post, had to spread the wealth. We spent our Sunday morning brunch with Mom Ami Gabi. This is my favorite brunch spot, not just because of the good food and great coffee, but also because it’s set right center strip, and the patio and … More Vegas 2018 for the Super Bowl: Part 2