Month: April 2014

Chianti Burgers with Caramelized Onions by Food and Wine Magazine

The American Burger….add some Tuscan flair and take it up a notch to a “Gourmet Burger” by adding Pecorino Cheese, some caramelized onions, a little sage, some gingery homemade ketchup, and top it off with fresh Foccacia Bread!  Wow!  Chianti Burgers with… Read More

A Mean Green Margarita from the Unconventional Farmhouse

This is The Mean Green Margarita!  It is from a new blog that my sister, Kelli, started along with her husband, Aaron, called the “Unconventional Farmhouse”.  Now, generally, their site is about improving your home through arts, crafts, and projects.  However, one… Read More

Shrimp Tacos topped with Tropical Guacamole Salad and a Creamy Lime Sauce

Shrimp Tacos topped with Tropical Guacamole Salad and a Creamy Lime Sauce…wow, doesn’t that sound delicious!  This is my personal creation made in my kitchen this week and it embodies all the “fresh flavors” that I have always wanted to include in… Read More

Not Your Ordinary Turkey Burger!

To many people, a turkey burger does not conjure up images of a big, thick, juicy, satisfying burger. Normally, it is though of a patty of dried-out, tasteless meat that only people on a diet would eat.  Hopefully, this recipe will change… Read More

Braised Greens…My Personal Recipe

Recently, I mentioned that I had A LOT of Red Beans and Rice leftover and I really wanted to make sure I used them since they were so delicious.  An obvious option was to make a Cajun Pork Tenderloin (I will share… Read More

Cajun Time!..Red Beans and Rice by Michael Symon

Spring is taking its sweet time coming to the South this year and instead, we seem to have a lot of cold, rainy days (better than snow and ice that we were getting!).  So, comfort food is still on the menu in… Read More

Quick Shepherd’s Pie….A Clean Eating Magazine Recipe

In preparation for his 50th birthday in May, my husband, Jeff, is trying to lose a few pounds so I have been trying to throw in a few healthy recipes in my repertoire to assist him in his journey.  The cover of… Read More

Spicy Shrimp and Grits…A Tried and True Recipe

Being a true Southern girl, I LOVE Grits…add some shrimp to them along with a few of my other favorite ingredients and you have a tasty sensation in one dish…Shrimp and Grits!  But, what we commonly call “Shrimp and Grits” varies quite… Read More