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Maque Choux Smoked Peppers

In Sides On January 30, 2012 Comments Off on Maque Choux Smoked Peppers

I wanted to try some different smoke recipes and have started looking through my Smoke and Spice recipe book.  So today I tried these smoked peppers.  I love… Read More »

Mexican Frittata

In Breakfast On January 29, 2012 Comments Off on Mexican Frittata

We love throwing an egg dish together in my house.  I have been using my frittata pan a lot of late.  I like the lightness of the consistency… Read More »

Parmesan Crusted Swai Fillets & Cheese Cauliflower Patties

In dinners, Sides On January 26, 2012 Comments Off on Parmesan Crusted Swai Fillets & Cheese Cauliflower Patties

I needed to throw something together reasonably quick, generally healthy and good enough to get the seal approval from my toughest food critic, my youngest son (he watches… Read More »

Restaurant Review – Big & Littles

In Restaurant Food On January 26, 2012 Comments Off on Restaurant Review – Big & Littles

I have decided to start adding reviews to this blog.  The idea of this blog is to share with other chef wannabes – just people who enjoy food,… Read More »

Mexican duo of meats

In dinners On January 23, 2012 Comments Off on Mexican duo of meats

Tonight I was “only” cooking for my 16 year old son.  That means whatever I make has to have a kick.  I used a marinade that works for… Read More »

Grilled Lamb and Goat Cheese Sandwich with Skillet Greek Potatoes

In Lunch, Sandwiches, Sides On January 22, 2012 Comments Off on Grilled Lamb and Goat Cheese Sandwich with Skillet Greek Potatoes

I love leftovers, hate throwing out food and love creating combinations with what is left in the fridge.  I had one Greek lamb shank remaining and greek potatoes (see… Read More »

Slutty Brownies

In Desserts On January 18, 2012 Comments Off on Slutty Brownies

The following recipe was so easy and so good.  This was taking from a blog I found through Pinterest.  They were a huge hit in my family and… Read More »

Lamb Shanks & Greek Potatoes

In dinners On January 18, 2012 Comments Off on Lamb Shanks & Greek Potatoes

I rounded out my Greek dinner with Lamb Shanks and potatoes for the meat and potato lover of a father I have.  The shanks turned out really tender. … Read More »

Greek Inspired Meal

In dinners On January 17, 2012 Comments Off on Greek Inspired Meal

I used the following 2 recipes from “The Food of the Greek Islands” by Aglaia Kremezi.  The below is her zucchini cheese patties appetizer.  Everybody really liked these and they were easy… Read More »

Spice Rubbed Steaks & Risotto

In dinners, Sides On January 12, 2012 Comments Off on Spice Rubbed Steaks & Risotto

This past Sunday was one of my simpler endeavors which does not mean less satisfying.  I took advantage of a couple items that I had already made and… Read More »

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