In honor of Cinco de Mayo and my husband’s birthday – I am sharing my MOST requested recipe! Believe it or not – as Southwestern as this dish is… it originally came from the Junior League of Honolulu cookbook, A Taste of Aloha. I usually double this and bake in a 9×13 glass dish, . . . → Read More: Baked Jalepeno Bean Dip
I really think the title says it all… could this sound any better? I thought since I have been MIA for SO long I should give y’all a really good one! This is also really easy to make! I have made this recipe for so many years, and have it handwritten in my recipe . . . → Read More: Maple Mustard Pork Tenderloin with Carmalized Apples
We just received a ton of fresh squash from the CSA yesterday. I wanted a recipe that would highlight the freshness and not complicate it with too many flavors. This recipe was perfect; the squash almost tasted like dessert!! This came from the cookbook, Cooking in the Moment, by Andrea Reusing, a must have . . . → Read More: Slow Cooked Squash with Butter and Basil
When we lived in Arizona we had friends come to stay with us that had been invited to a BBQ by a couple we did not know… that sweet couple invited us to join them, and there I met Summer. I honestly can’t remember what she really looked like… nor do I remember her . . . → Read More: Summer’s Ribs
My sister-in-law and I were talking the other day about the importance of having family mealtime. She was committing to turning off the TV during dinner, and to persuade her daughters that this would indeed be a good thing, she promised a special treat after dinner. So in honor of her valiant and commendable . . . → Read More: Ice Cream Soda Sparklers
When I lived in Phoenix, AZ I had a girlfriend, Lyndsey, who was always making meals for someone. One day she offered me a sample of what she had made to take to a new mama… I was in heaven! This recipe is as close as I can get to what she made that . . . → Read More: Creamy Bow Tie Pasta with Mushrooms, Peas and Prosciutto
I have been on an eat local kick lately which all started from a conversation with my hairdresser! She told me about Black Hog Farms, a local farm here in Jacksonville, that will deliver fresh produce straight to your door – also known as, community supported agriculture or CSA (to read more about it . . . → Read More: Broiled Eggplant with Parmesan
This summertime favorite is one of those dishes that is so easy to throw together. It is a fast healthy meal that my whole family loves! Feel free to add whatever fresh veggies you have on hand or omit those your family does not like. I serve this with warm crusty french bread.
For . . . → Read More: Summer Saute in White Wine Sauce
I made these the other night and I will never buy the processed MSG/High Fructose Corn Syrup store tacos again! They were so much better and EASY!
1 Tablespoon olive oil 1 onion minced 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 Tablespoons chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon coriander 1/2 teaspoon oregano 1/4 teaspoon cayenne . . . → Read More: Beef Tacos
My apologies this is just now being posted… we have had a family wide stomach flu, Harrison to ER for his asthma and yet another ear infection for our daughter – tis the season!! And I just realized this was still in draft and never posted… so here it is.. the much talked about . . . → Read More: Baby Spinach Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing