Tag Archives: Tablespoon

Perfect Grilled Corn

I don’t know about you but I love corn.  My favorite is the bi-colored variety!  When I went into Whole Foods this last week they had corn as the feature item of the week.  I couldn’t resist and picked up a few ears. I always found grilling corn a little daunting when it is so […]

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Asparagus with Brown Buttered Breadcrumbs

I don’t know about you, but I get tired of my side dishes.  I have been trying to do a better job at putting a little more thought and time into them, as much for the hubs and kid as myself.  This was a great surprise, easy and tasted delicious. 1 pound asparagus, peeled and trimmed 4 tablespoons unsalted […]

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Short Rib Ragu Served Over Polenta

I really love short ribs, but have never made them here at home to the deliciousness standards that I hold so dear.  Well, that statement is a thing of the past because this is one of those dishes you will make again, and again.  It is so delicious you will want to serve it for […]

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Tuna Lemon-Aioli Bruschetta

Do you ever look at a dish you order in a restaurant and think that it would be too much trouble to recreate?  I do it.  If it looks like the work won’t be worth the reward I turn a cold shoulder to the dish and move on.  I saw this dish at one of […]

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The Gold Rush

I just read a book where a bartender asked a girl if she liked girlie drinks or manly drinks.  I realized, I am a total girlie girl drinker.  He said girls that drink manly drinks have moxie.  I personally think I am a girl with a lot of moxie, so I needed a manly drink […]

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Anisette Italian Cookies

My in laws moved to Cleveland many years ago and when we would go and visit over the holidays my father-n-law would always pick up a platter from the local italian bakery with an assortment of italian cookies.  It didn’t take long for him to figure out which type was my favorite and would order […]

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Salmon and Lentils with Herb-Mustard Butter

I went on a 26 mile bike ride with my friend Tami in 90 degree heat, and we finished up at 4:00 p.m.  To say I was wiped out would be an understatement.  After I got home, took a quick shower and guzzled a gallon water, I had to start up dinner.  Usually trying out […]

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Grilled Romaine and Blue Cheese Salad

My husband always orders the “Wedge Salad” at one of our favorite steak house restaurants.  I am not a big fan of ice burg lettuce, it has no nutritional value, so I exchanged it with grilled Romaine lettuce.  A much better and healthier choice! 2 heads of Romaine Lettuce, cut in half 3 strips of […]

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Vegetable & Goat Cheese Dip

My hubby runs with a friend a few days a week and sometimes after the run they come in and have a beer to celebrate their accomplishment! 🙂  It usually coincides with me finishing up a recipe for this blog..hmmmm, you think that’s a coincidence?  Anyway, I plopped this dish down in front of the […]

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Peach Pocket Pies

This dough recipe is the best!  You can make these pocket pies with any pie ingredients that tickle your fancy.  I choose peaches because they are showing up at the farmers market and mine are slowly ripening on my trees.  Plus Peaches are one of my favorite summer fruits, I love they way they smell and […]

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