A blast, of course!! This is just the most wonderful event for foodies that ever there was. This year did not disappoint, and now that I know what to generally expect, I wasn’t quite as wide-eyed and overwhelmed as I was my first time. Ok, maybe I still was. One thing that is always overwhelming … More Summer Fancy Food Show NYC 2018: Ode to Cheese
Before I begin my blog series about the Summer Fancy Food Show in NYC this past weekend, which of course was fabulous, I wanted to share my dish from my dad’s kitchen. And cooking it together was so special! My dad has called me up on the phone mid-cooking before and just started with a … More Cookin with Pops!!
Gearing up for the Summer Fancy Food Show this weekend, I wanted to make one last home cooked meal. And I turned to a good spice blend, a tasty fruit jam, and some good olive oil to make that happen! I plucked a great savory spice blend from my pantry made by the Spice Cave, … More Sweet and Savory Pork Chops with Sweet Corn and Zucchini Fries
I put “grilled” in quotes because I didn’t really grill the steak and I wanted to be honest with you up front. The weather was iffy and rain looked imminent, so I just used an indoor grill pan. It works pretty well, but of course you don’t have that open flame-licked essence to the subject. … More “Grilled” Adobo Flank Steak and Veggies
Five ingredients: pork, quinoa, Mediterranean spice blend, EVOO, and a mango balsamic. So easy!! I had a nice no-salt spice blend by David’s. condiments. One of the great things about the upcoming Summer Fancy Food Show in NYC (can’t wait!!!!!) is the samples and then getting to test them out at home. This blend was … More Mediterranean Porkchops and Quinoa
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