Main Dishes

Citrus Season!

    Nutritious and healthy we all know that citrus fruits are high in vitamin c which helps your immune system; they are loaded in plant compounds that have various…

Hello Fall!

Gordon Skagit Pumpkin Farms It’s starting to feel like fall, I’m sure hoping all the hot days are behind us, they’re not my favorite! I still have great looking tomatoes…

Late Summer/Early Fall Menu’s

While it’s still pretty hot out in So. California it’s hard to go into the kitchen to cook. Here are some light recipes that are quick and easy to prepare.…

Mushroom Risotto with Chicken

Here’s a ‘pantry’ style dish, use leftover or rotisserie chicken, frozen (defrosted) shrimp, lobster or leave all protein out and just enjoy. The best rice to use is Arborio  or …

Cast Iron Skillet Rib Eye

 

Mothers Day Menu

Here’s a special Mother’s Day menu that I love. It’s a throw \back from the 70’s when Veal Oscar was on every fine dining menu. I love it still but…

Easter Preview

  Easter was always a time spent with lots of family,  lots of food and other things. This year will be hard on most people, not being able to get…

Tuscan Bean Soup

So have you been baking all that bread? Well, now you need something to go with it. Here’s my recipe for Tuscan Bean Soup using pantry items from my first…

BBQ Grilled Chicken

  Grilling chicken isn’t always the easiest thing to do. Many times the chicken burns long before the inside is done. Here’s a great way to grill that chicken to…

Salad Lyonnaise

A fresh and light French Salad for spring and summer. Look for a trick to cook perfect poached eggs!  

Artichokes!

Spring is nearly here and with it comes lovely artichokes. Artichokes are perennial plants in the same family as dandelions and sunflowers, they are a thistle plant and, in most…

Chicken Parmesan Meatballs