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Hawaiian Chicken Skewers

There is something about kabobs that is so satisfying and so much fun.  If you like meat, the sauce and the vegetables compliment it.  If  want to do just vegetables that is fine too.  Have a good sauce and be imaginative about what you put on your skewers.  I am featuring a recipe from delish.com. […]

Blueberry Cobbler

It is hard to believe that July 4th is just around the corner.  I am not one to rush things but this summer is flying by at a record speed.  Blueberry Cobbler is a great dessert anytime; however the colors are especially fitting for the 4th of July. Blueberry Cobbler 5 cups of fresh or frozen […]

Barbecued Chicken Breasts

The weather has been so gorgeous. We have been grilling out about every night. Those of you that know me know that I am a Weber girl. I love my Weber charcoal grill.  My current model is at least 10 years old and it still works great. I am partial to charcoal grilling but I […]

Chicken Tikka Masala

Gourmet cooking can be so much fun especially when someone else has done the hard work for you.  I am sharing another recipe from Karen’s Spice Kitchen.  Her spice blends are now available at your local meat market.  Entertaining is super easy if you have Karen’s Spice blends on hand with a few staples. Chicken […]

Cheesy Taco dip with black beans

We went to a Memorial Day gathering yesterday. I was going to make Taco Salad but I found out another one of my friends had already committed to make a Taco Salad.  I decided to make a Taco Dip with Black Beans. It was delicious. Another tradition has been started. Cheesy Taco Dip with Black […]

Sanibel Island and Coconut Shrimp

I found out that Sanibel Island and Coconut Shrimp go hand in hand. You can’t have one without the other. The Butcher and I just got back from Sanibel Island. I would highly recommend this destination. It is easy to get there–direct flight to Southwest Florida Airport on Frontier Airlines. The shells are amazing–unlike anything […]

Cheesy Potatoes with bacon

Well, it’s Tuesday, and that means you are getting a blog post whether you want one or not. Today is a very special Tuesday–35 years ago the Butcher and I got married. I am not cooking on my anniversary, but I will share a side dish I made on Sunday for Mother’s Day.  I have […]

Shrimp Curry

Mother’s Day is this Sunday. I am giving everyone a head’s up because you don’t want to forget about Mom. I have the perfect meal for you to make for mom this Mother’s Day–Shrimp Curry. This is a delicious meal and even though it is gourmet cooking at its best–you don’t have to fret. All […]

Pulled pork using a pressure cooker

When you are in the mood for pulled pork you don’t always want to wait 12 hours to have it. That is where the pressure cooker comes in. You can make a delicious pulled pork in about 2 hours. Serve with or without a bun, pickles and coleslaw and you are all set. Pulled Pork […]

Roasted Boneless Leg of Lamb Roast

Cliff Seiler is our guest blogger this week.  He cooked one of the boneless leg of lamb roasts last year and he is sharing his technique.  I will be back next week with another exciting recipe. In the meantime, have a blessed Easter with your family and friends. Instead of doing a Ham like we […]