Recipes

How to Broil Lobster Tails

May 14, 2014 2 Comments
How to Broil Lobster Tails

Learn the Secrets to Great Broiled Lobster Tails For Mother’s Day, my wife was in the mood for a lobster dinner so I picked up a few lobster tails on my Costco run last weekend. Unfortunately, they only had warm water lobster tails for sale and I prefer cold water lobster.  You can read all […]

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Soupe au Pistou Recipe

May 7, 2014 0 Comments
Soupe au Pistou Recipe

   Vegetable Soup with Basil and Garlic This simple and delicious vegetable soup is from the 1994 cookbook Backroad Bistros, Farmhouse Fare – A French Country Cookbook by Jane Sigal. Jane is a “journalist, author, editor, recipe developer and teacher” who lived in France for 12 years and went to culinary school at Ecole de […]

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Lettuce Soup Recipe

April 21, 2014 10 Comments
Lettuce Soup Recipe

Incredibly Simple Yet Amazingly Tasty We enjoyed a great meal at the home of one of our oldest daughter’s friends recently. To start the meal Cathy served this lettuce soup recipe from her Grandma Marilyn. When I first heard we were having “lettuce” soup I thought to myself this isn’t going to taste like much […]

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Cracked Wheat Berries with Jalapeno Herb Salsa

April 14, 2014 0 Comments
Cracked Wheat Berries with Jalapeno Herb Salsa

A Tasty Side Dish That’s Also Good For You This recipe is part of the third meal we received from Blue Apron and was served with roasted bone-in chicken breasts. Roasting chicken breasts is easy but finding a delicious side dish to go with them can turn a very simple, basic meal into something spectacular […]

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Sauce Veracruz Recipe

April 11, 2014 0 Comments
Sauce Veracruz Recipe

  Veracruz Sauce Recipe for Fish, Chicken or Pork Tenderloin This is an adaptation of another meal we received from Blue Apron and our favorite of the three. You may recall the recipe I posted for 3 – Chili Beef Chili and talked about this new service (to us) called Blue Apron where you receive […]

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3 Chili Beef Chili Recipe

April 7, 2014 3 Comments
3 Chili Beef Chili Recipe

Have You Discovered Blue Apron Yet? On Saturday Fed Ex dropped off a couple of large boxes from Blue Apron, “a new concept in grocery delivery, built around incredible cooking experiences.” A friend of ours sent us their once-a-week subscription service because they were out of town and thought we would enjoy the service and […]

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Creamy Polenta Recipe

April 3, 2014 1 Comment
Creamy Polenta Recipe

The Best Polenta Recipe Recently we enjoyed dinner at our friend’s Madeline and Lou who recently moved into a new home. Madeline is a great cook and has been cooking for a large family for years before they all went to college and moved out. For this dinner party, Madeline prepared a side dish of […]

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Penne with Chicken Sausage Spinach and Mushrooms Recipe

March 31, 2014 3 Comments
Penne with Chicken Sausage Spinach and Mushrooms Recipe

 Penne Pasta Recipe As Good As It Gets We prepared this penne pasta with chicken grillers (chicken sausages) my wife picked up at the Farmers Market. We went with chicken sausages because my oldest daughter gave up red meat for Lent. It’s really changed our cooking habits this month but really isn’t that big a […]

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Roasted Diced Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts Recipe

March 14, 2014 0 Comments
Roasted Diced Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts Recipe

An “All-In-One” Side Dish This is one of those great side dish recipe that your entire family will love… that is if they like potatoes and Brussels sprouts. Lucky for me, my kids do.  It’s an “all-in-one” recipe that combines a starch and a vegetable that’s fun and nutritious. It couldn’t be easier to prepare. […]

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Flourless Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Glaze Recipe

March 12, 2014 0 Comments
Flourless Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Glaze Recipe

This Chocolate Cake Recipe Made Me Look Like a Baker As many of you know, I’m not much of a baker but I’m working on it….slowly. My daughters and wife all like to bake cookies, cakes and pies and I’m learning. We needed to bring a dessert to a friend’s house where we were having […]

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