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Bruschetta over Grilled Polenta

In appetizers On February 20, 2012 Comments Off on Bruschetta over Grilled Polenta

This was quick, easy and tasty.  I did need to plan ahead a little.  To make Polenta that can be grilled, I prepared the Polenta the night before… Read More »

Eggs in a Potato Basket

In Breakfast On February 20, 2012 1 Comment

Sunday fun.  There is something about Sundays – brunch/lunch that says eggs.  I put a creative spin on a traditional mexican scramble.  I had a baked potato in the… Read More »

Arroz Con Pollo – Cuban Chicken and Rice

In dinners On February 16, 2012 Comments Off on Arroz Con Pollo – Cuban Chicken and Rice

The beauty of this dish is its simplicity but strong flavors.  Grilling the meats first and then sauteing the vegetables in the same pan before adding the rice… Read More »

Grilled Salmon with Lemon Aioli

In dinners On February 15, 2012 Comments Off on Grilled Salmon with Lemon Aioli

Developing ways to please all eaters of a particular meal is sometimes a challenge.  This night, I was cooking for my wife and me.  AJ will only want the… Read More »

Cheesy Jalapeno Poppers

In appetizers On February 15, 2012 Comments Off on Cheesy Jalapeno Poppers

How about a little kick with a sweet compliment.  People assume that all peppers are hot.  The jalapeno is the first in the family as you go up… Read More »

Mushroom & Goat Cheese Tarts

In appetizers On February 14, 2012 Comments Off on Mushroom & Goat Cheese Tarts

Don’t you love dishes that look beautiful and are really easy to create.  This is one of those dishes.  The only challenging part of the whole dish is… Read More »

Corn & Cheese Soup

In Soups On February 13, 2012 Comments Off on Corn & Cheese Soup

My wife and I were sitting on the couch watching an episode of the Pioneer Woman passing some time before we went out to dinner.  We saw her… Read More »

Chili 4 Way

In dinners On February 8, 2012 Comments Off on Chili 4 Way

The fun of learning to cook is trying something with an idea of spices and flavors that go together but no idea of the result.  I made a… Read More »

Heirloom tomatoes with a Basil/Mint Dressing

In appetizers On February 7, 2012 Comments Off on Heirloom tomatoes with a Basil/Mint Dressing

Simple but flavorful.  I wanted to change up having just another salad.  So I created a light dressing by mixing fresh basil and mint with a fresh lemon… Read More »

Grilled Chicken Sandwich

In Lunch, Sandwiches On February 6, 2012 Comments Off on Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Pulling together what you have in your refridgerator is a really fun game.  It is also like the show Chopped on the cooking channel with a little more… Read More »

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