Tomorrow I’ll continue my month of ice cream with one of my favorite ice creams ever, but I couldn’t wait to share some grill recipes for this Fourth of July weekend. Beer can chicken, grilled potato salad, grilled sweet corn and grilled peaches – an entire meal from the grill! Wishing you a safe, fun … Continue reading Grillin’ for the Fourth!
Tonight I spent almost two hours grinding almonds into almond meal for a flourless orange cake I’m planning to make tomorrow. What was I thinking?! The good news is that I didn’t have to do much work for tonight’s dinner. I slow cooked the chicken for these chicken tacos so it was very easy to … Continue reading Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos
Wouldn’t dinner with your food blogging friends be great? That’s what I thought too. Since we’re spread out across the globe, I decided to host a virtual dinner party. Thanks to everyone who brought these great dishes for tonight’s meal! I hope you enjoy this springy Italian menu as much as I did! Dinner is … Continue reading Celebrating Spring With A Virtual Dinner Party
Saturday night we had friends over for dinner. I made chicken roulade (rolled chicken) with a prosciutto, pesto, goat cheese and roasted red pepper filling. With it I served linguine with homemade marinara sauce, which was surprisingly easy and much tastier than the stuff in the jar (thanks Giada!). To top it off, I shaved … Continue reading An Italian Dinner Party
My life has never been the same since the day I got my iron skillet. It has been my constant companion in the kitchen, even through the funerals of all its over-priced non-stick friends. I cook steak in it, fry eggs in it and have even made perfect crepes with it. Tonight I was feeling … Continue reading A Tribute To My Iron Skillet
When Josue came to the U.S. as an exchange student, his host mom was Filipino. She cooked a lot of good food for him, including Chicken Adobo, which quickly became one of his favorite dishes. Now it’s also one of mine, not only because it’s tasty, but it’s also very quick and easy to make. … Continue reading A Simple Sunday Dinner: Chicken Adobo
After doing “spring cleaning” all day yesterday it was about 6 o’clock before we (well actually Natalie) started thinking about dinner. After being in the house all day, we (actually Josue) contemplated going out, but we (actually I) decided we should not spend the money. But then…what to cook? Josue suggested pasta so I decided … Continue reading Chicken Parmesan