Sauteed Salmon with Orzo Feta and Red Wine Viniagrette

This sautéed salmon with orzo, feta, and red wine vinaigrette originally called for the recipe to be grilled. I haven’t set up my grill, and I don’t have a grill pan, so I sautéed it. While it was the second sautéed dish in a row, it was also another quick and easy dish to prepare,…

Genoa Salami Panini

If you haven’t noticed by now, I have a deep love for cheese. In almost any form, but I have a definite soft spot for mac and cheese and grilled cheese, or any food that make cheese the star. The other night I made a genoa salami panini with manchego and pepperoncini. I always wondered…

Chorizo Mac and Cheese

My office had a little summer party complete with margarita machines (virgin of course), chips, salsa, guacamole, and cheese dip. By the end of the party, we were left with a rather large amount of Chihuahua cheese. Not wanting anything to go to waste, I took the cheese home, and immediately thought of making chorizo…

Salmon Tacos with Avocado Crema

So I’m in an Instagram pod with a group of lovely ladies that live all over the globe. They are a great group, and we’re very supportive of each other. They are all so talented that I sometimes wonder why I was allowed to join!  Here’s an example.  @happyandharried posted a mouthwatering pic of salmon…

Barbecue Turkey Burgers with Cole Slaw

  Tuesday is typically Taco Tuesday in my house.  Turkey Taco Tuesday to be exact, but this week my son and I were in the mood for something different.  Thinking back to my old turkey burger experiments, I suggested turkey burgers, and he agreed.  I made them often in the past, mostly filled with spinach…

Sauteed Chicken Caesar Salad

  Miles finally started eating salad!Woo hoo! This really opens up lunch and dinner possibilities such as this sautéed chicken caesar salad.  He’s declared caesar salad to be his favorite, and I’ve been able to talk him into substituting romaine for baby greens and spinach. The other night, I was running out of dinner ideas…

Twice Cooked French Fries

I can’t take any credit for this twice cooked french fries recipe. I originally read an article on bon appetit and make them to go with bacon cheeseburgers with caramelized onion that I made a while back.  I wanted to post it again because I made them again to go with the Ranch hot dogs…

Ranch Hotdogs

I had such great plans for the holiday weekend.  Lots of grilling, sitting outdoors, and hanging out with friends. Ok, so maybe none of that is true. I wanted a quiet, albeit brief weekend where I could relax and do nothing. Then I remembered, my parents sent Miles and I a box of meats from…

Kimchi Fried Rice

Guess who found a jar of kimchi in the back of the fridge! I thought I had used it all, but I found this glorious jar behind a bottle of maple syrup. I immediately knew that I was going to make kimchi fried rice for my friend and me. We’re both pretty big fans, and…

Broccoli and Bacon Pasta

It’s the middle of the week. I’ve worked late every night, and haven’t been to the store. I didn’t even take anything out of the freezer. I take a peek in my fridge to see if I can do better than grilled cheese or pb&j. I have a few slices of bacon, a crown of…

General Tso Chicken

I’ve never had General Tso’s Chicken. I’ve heard of it, but the name alone never made sense to me as the name of a dish, so I never tried it. Until now. I needed a quick dinner, and I was short on supplies. I always seem to have chicken in the freezer, so I at…