Grilled Pork & Plum Kebabs

Grilled Pork & Plum Kebabs

No, summer is not over yet. I’m planning on keeping it going as long as possible and I’m still grilling and I’m making these Grilled Pork & Plum Kebabs, still enjoying all of our fresh local summer fruit. I know that the stores are all about back to school, and Costco has Halloween stuff, but I justRead more

Tequila Chicken Chili – Chicken Tequila Chili

Chicken Chili with Tequila

A summer storm caused me to abandon the outdoor grill for a change and reunite with my stove. It was also the kind of weather that called for this Tequila Chicken Chili. And to make it even more attractive, I was able to pick peppers, both hot and sweet, from my garden to use together in thisRead more

Fettuccine Alfredo with Salmon & Summer Peas

Fettucini Alfredo with Salmon and Peas

  Fettuccine Alfredo is a dish that is made very differently depending on who is cooking. Many cooks, and cookbook recipes like to use heavy cream to make an Alfredo sauce. I have always made Alfredo by simply using quality cheese, namely Parmigiano-Reggiano, butter, and the water that the pasta is cooked in, to achieveRead more

Chicken Stroganoff

Chicken Stroganoff

Stroganoff is a favorite quick comfort food, and a very delicious old classic with variations of it popular around the world. I made this chicken stroganoff on a cool and blustery day when I was craving some noodles and some creamy-ness. I always love a good one pan dinner, especially when it involves noodles. Stroganoff isRead more

Coconut Shrimp Tacos

Coconut Shrimp Tacos

Coconut Shrimp Tacos are what’s happening right now in this kitchen. Because I just brought home some lovely fresh shrimp from a local seafood shop. A place that sells only sustainable, oceanwise seafood. I had to buy some of these fresh beauties as soon as I saw them sitting sweetly there, on their bed of ice.Read more

Veggie Mushroom Noodle Bowl

Noodles are wonderful things. I’m a big fan of all noodles and of Asian ones especially because most of them cook up quickly and work so well with vegetables. It’s easy to make a meal around noodles and some veggies. A veggie mushroom noodle bowl is a healthy and quick meal, so they are a go to forRead more