Brie and Olive Tapenade Nachos

You know something is going to taste good when the ingredients used are delicious all on their own. The combination of the tart and salty olive and caper tapenade along with the melted brie...


Homemade Ancho Chili Enchilada Sauce

Have you ever seen packages of dried chili peppers in the grocery store and wondered what to make with them?


Grilled Nectarine and Blueberry Salsa

It’s that time of year when there are all kinds of fresh fruits and berries in the market at great prices. As I walked into the store the other day I saw tables of...


Mini Shrimp Tostadas

I think the hardest thing about this recipe is spelling tostada.  I’ve been spelling it with an “o” at the end of the word for as long as I can remember. But then recently...


Chinese Chicken Salad with Won Ton Chips

When ordering a salad in a restaurant I like to try out the Chinese chicken salad. So often I wish there was more of a particular ingredient in the salad. I had one recently...


Grilled Chicken with Mango Key Lime Salsa

Mango salsa is so colorful and bright, and perfect for a hot summer meal. It has that sweet and spicy taste to it that goes great with seafood…or even grilled chicken.


Blueberry Lemonade Smoothie

Lemonade for breakfast is a good thing especially if it’s in a blueberry smoothie. A little tart and just enough sweet along with the fresh taste of blueberries makes this smoothie as delicious it is pretty and colorful.

22 Grilled Corn with Basil and Gorgonzola Cheese

Memorial Day Recipe Round-Up

A very happy Memorial Day weekend to you! It’s that barbecue time of year already. I actually just dusted off my barbecue and am excited to get back in the swing of using it...


Blueberry Muffins with Lemon Streusel

When I think of blueberries, muffins come to mind and when I think of muffins, blueberries come to mind. They’re easy to make too especially when using baking cup liners so you don’t have to...


Sugar Coated Biscuit Strawberry Shortcake

Homemade biscuits are sooooo good when the edges and insides are soft and flakey. So often my homemade biscuits looked like hockey pucks until it dawned on me to set them up tightly against...