Tag Archives: Garlic

Grilled Chicken Souvlaki

Summertime makes you want to get outside.  Grab your tennis racket, your baseball equipment, your basketball and head outdoors.   There is something about being outside.  You definitely need to get your grill out.  There is something about grilling out that makes you forget you are cooking.  This is one of my favorite meals.  Make […]

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. […]

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 […]

Zucchini Noodles with Bolognese Sauce

I have a great new gadget I have been wanting to try.  I know a lot of you probably already have this, but you have to understand, I am still using a grater instead of a food processor. Enough said–my new device is a Veggetti. This little marvel will turn zucchini, carrots, sweet potatoes or […]

Roasted Beef Tenderloin

Merry Christmas! Many of you are roasting a beef tenderloin for Christmas. I am also roasting a beef tenderloin for the very first time. I am sharing how I will be roasting my tenderloin. I would really appreciate any tips you may have for me and my readers. Roasted Beef Tenderloin 4 to 5 pounds […]


Well, here we are the first day of November and it is still “Indians” Summer. I can hardly work today–I am so excited about the Indians playing in the World Series tonight with the opportunity to win it all! Last Tuesday, we were just getting started with game 1. After taking the initial game, Chicago […]

Basil Pesto

I love having an herb garden. Many times, I have beautiful herbs but I don’t take full advantage of them. Basil is one of the herbs that gets overlooked. I like to make a Caprese salad–sliced tomatoes, topped with sliced Mozzarella cheese and basil with a viniagrette dressing drizzled over the top, but I still […]

Baked Eggplant Parmesan

I love Eggplant Parmesan and so does my niece, Lauren. We were in the mood for some last week-end and I made plenty so the extras could be frozen and brought out for lunches. Baked Eggplant Parmesan 2 eggplants (weight approximately 1 to 1.5 pounds each) 2 eggs (beaten) 1 cup coconut flour 1/2 cup Parmesan […]