In the South, few things come even close to being as delicious as a perfectly crisp piece of fried chicken (well…maybe bacon!).  It is considered satisfyingly flavorful comfort food at its best and there are many recipes and techniques to choose from. … Read More

One of my favorite food nationalities is Mexican cuisine but traditionally it is landmine of calories and fat!  Fortunately, one of my favorite chicken enchilada recipes is a pleasant change from  the norm.  Packed with fresh flavors and ingredients, my Veggies Stuffed… Read More

Last night, I whipped up the simplest and easiest stir fry and it was so beautiful and tasty, I knew I had to share it with you.  It is kind of a different take on stir fry in that I use a… Read More

“In cooking, as in all the arts, simplicity is the sign of perfection.”…..Curnonsky.   This quote is unusual for a man who was such a lover of French cuisine but simple foods were his passion.  These days with so many new neat… Read More

Often the week days are just too darn busy to think about being in the kitchen and cooking a hot meal for the family.  You may be tempted just to order a greasy pizza or run through a drive thru on the… Read More

Last week, I didn’t have high reviews for one of Ree Drummond’s…aka “The Pioneer Woman” recipes (Cajun Chicken Pasta…yuck).  However, this week she redeemed herself with of all things….A Chicken Breast!  Although they are usually healthy, cheap and very versatile to work… Read More

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

Cuban cuisine is normally known as being very hearty; therefore, right up my husband’s alley!  It just so happened that it was his turn to cook so he got to choose his recipe of choice.  He so loves perusing through food magazines…gathering… Read More

Who doesn’t love Mexican food…all that gooey cheese and luscious sauce?!  Well, here is a healthy alternative to the standard calorie-laden enchilada dish.  It is packed with vegetables like onions, zucchini, squash, and carrots along with tender shredded chicken and oh, yes…CHEESE!… Read More

Every now and then you need a simple recipe…One that is not only delicious, but easy enough to make on a weeknight and even better, kid friendly!  As some of you know, I am not only a part-time personal chef for a… Read More