Category: Entree

LEMON DILL CHICKEN w/zucchini

“Creativity is intelligence having fun.” I had a lot of fun with this recipe because it forces creativity.  Yes, it’s that time of year when people are finding creepy ways to get rid of the surplus of zucchini from their gardens.  I actually saw a woman who’d dressed zucchini in Barbie clothes and gave them…

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SUNNY SAUCE

“The best of all sauces is hunger.” This post is a tribute to all the varied leftovers that I found in my fridge this morning.  And to a simply amazing sauce. INGREDIENTS: 1 T coconut oil 1 half onion, diced 1/2 cup frozen red, yellow, and green pepper strips 1 slice roasted cabbage, cut up…

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CABBAGE ADVENTURE

“Cabbage is best after it’s reheated seven times.” Recently I purchased a head of cabbage.  It looked like it wanted to come home with me.  Additionally, I love cabbage.  Not wanting to waste any of this lovely cabbage and not having a taste for slaw or cabbage soup I knew I had to get inventive.…

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MEAL IN A MEATBALL

“Good food, good mood.” I came across this recipe that promised to create a complete meal in a meatball.  Not only that, but the promise was that this meatball is delicious either hot or cold.  Imagine tossing a cold meatball to your partner and saying, “Dinner is served!”  Or not. INGREDIENTS: 2 zucchinis, grated 1…

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CHICKEN ALFREDO

“Cooking is love made visible.” I don’t know if the above quote applies to food out of a box or a drive-up window, so every now and then it would be a good idea to actually cook a meal.  Here’s one to impress.  Best of all, it’s easy! INGREDIENTS: 3 medium boneless, skinless, chicken breasts,…

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BURRITO – ISH

You can always count on me to bring my famous recipe for “Bag of Ice” to your cookout. I’ve been on a mission to clean out the cupboard and fridge while preserving my marriage and a smattering of our health.  Some of the food that’s lurking was purchased for company, trying to impress them with…

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LEMON DIJON FISH

“Diplomacy is the art  of saying ‘nice doggy’ until you can find a rock.”  Will Rogers I’m always on the lookout for simple, yet delicious, fish recipes.  We’re told that eating seafood is good for us and sometimes there are even glowing/glib promises about weight control and a seafood diet.  Whatever.  I simply like fish,…

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GLAZED

“Three out of two people have trouble with fractions.” Had a tasty bit of grilled ham slices at a friend’s house.  She revealed the secret to the wonderful taste.  It was, she said, the glaze.  I think I promised you this recipe a few blog posts ago. Not content with baked ham, my friend insisted…

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PERFECT PARTY FARE

“Owning less is better than organizing more.”  Joshua Becker We recently had a group of people over for dinner.  Being the perfect hostess I vacuumed up most of the cat hair and washed one of the windows.  I thought about polishing furniture but I didn’t want to set the bar too high.  My goal is…

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MU SHU

“I love Chinese food.  My favorite dish is number 27.” The family recently got together at a Chinese restaurant and I ordered my favorite, Mu Shu.   While looking up recipes for this dish I found different spellings.  There is Mu Shu and Moo Shu.  I think the Moo version must be a version of…

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