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Super Easy Chicken Fajitas

June 20, 2013

Super Easy Chicken Fajitas I’ve really been in a Mexican food mood as of late.  Since getting back from Tucson a couple of months ago I have really been yearning for good South of the Border cuisine.  Keeping in line with easy weeknight meals here is a quick and easy...

Camille’s Smoked Salmon Frittata

June 19, 2013

Camille's Smoked Salmon Frittata Victoria and Camille have been cooking together almost from the moment Camille was born.  Camille’s tiny hands broke eggs for cakes, stirred frosting and of course licked the beaters.  Victoria couldn’t keep Camille out of the kitchen so she purchased a little lightweight stool for her...

Red Pepper & Cucumber Salad

June 18, 2013

Red Pepper & Cucumber Salad Summer is here and I tend to want to eat a bit lighter during these warm months.  Here is a good side salad.  If you want to make it a main meal then add sautéed chicken, shrimp or tofu. INGREDIENTS 1 Garlic Clove 1 Diced...

Grilled Lime Marinated Flank Steak

June 14, 2013

Grilled Lime Marinated Flank Steak Father’s Day is one special occasion when many families try to pull out all the stops to make sure that Dad knows that he’s appreciated.  No one wants Dad to go hungry and most (not all) Dads love steaks…especially grilled steaks.  You may want to...

Tomato Bisque

June 9, 2013

Tomato Bisque Juicy red tomatoes, butter, cream, salt & pepper are all one needs to make this understated soup.  Serve as a starter or as a main course for lunch or dinner. INGREDIENTS 4 Medium Tomatoes 3 Tablespoons Butter 6 Tablespoons Cream 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt 1/2 Teaspoon Freshly Ground...

Fiddlehead Ferns & New Potatoes

May 31, 2013

Fiddlehead Ferns & New Potatoes Fiddlehead Ferns are the first tender shoots of the ostrich fern.  They usually come into season during April and May.  The ferns must be picked while their tops are still tightly furled and their season is very short.  Fiddleheads usually have a papery brown skin...

Orzo Salad

May 28, 2013

Orzo Salad Try this whole wheat pasta and spinach salad tossed with sun-dried tomatoes and garbanzo beans.  It’s satisfying enough to have as a light main course and, of course, perfect for serving alongside your grilled entrées. INGREDIENTS 1/2 Pound Whole Wheat Orzo 1/4 Pound Baby Spinach (About 4 Packed...

Grilled Sausage & Pepper Salad

May 27, 2013

Grilled Sausage & Pepper Salad Forget the bun and have grilled Italian sausage, feta cheese and sweet, roasted peppers in a green salad that is ideal for summer weekend eating.  Serve with crusty bread. INGREDIENTS 4 Italian Sausages 1/2 White Onion Cut Into Thick Rings 1 Head Chopped Romaine Lettuce...

Delicious Grilled Steak

May 26, 2013

Delicious Grilled Steak Memorial Day is almost here.  Time to get your grill on! INGREDIENTS 1/2 Cup of Your Favorite Steak Sauce 1/2 Cup Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing 4 Cloves Minced Garlic 1 Teaspoon Dried Oregano 2 Medium Size Rib Eye Steaks In a medium size bowl mix together the steak...

Lamb Chops & Beans With Chile Butter

May 24, 2013

Lamb Chops & Beans With Chile Butter All I can say is YUM! INGEDIENTS 8 Lamb Loin Chops (1 Inch Thick) 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt 1 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper 15 Ounces Cannellini Beans (Cooked, Rinsed & Drained) 1 Stalk Chopped Celery 2 Chopped Green Onions Chile Butter 1 Tablespoon...

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