Monthly Archives : April 2016

Grilled Vegetable Medley


Ingredients: 1 medium zuchinni (green squash) 1/2 medium sweet onion 1/2 orange bell pepper 3 small vine ripe tomatoes 1 1/2 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon olive oil or basting oil salt to taste pepper to taste Instructions: Warm grill to medium heat. Peel and slice zucchini into long quarters. The half onion, half pepper, and tomatoes remain whole. Place all vegetables…

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Roasted Red Pepper Chicken


I love to cook and spend time in the kitchen, however there are some days that I just want to make something quick and spend my night outside when the weathers nice. While I was doing my regular weekly shopping on Sunday, I spotted this delicious Roasted Red Pepper Vinaigrette and figured I would give it a shot. Of course,…

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Marinating Meats


Marinating meats prior to cooking them adds flavor while also helping to keep them tender and juicy during and after cooking. The easiest way to do this is by throwing your choice of meat, whether it is beef, chicken, pork, or lamb, in a zip lock bag with your desired liquids and spices for a few hours. I generally try…

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Yard to Table


  Most of you know the slogan Farm to Table, but in my case its Yard to Table. It is really important to me to support local farms by buying their produce and also knowing the quality of food I am eating. In addition to supporting local farms, its fun, cost effective, and environmentally friendly to also grow your own produce. I…

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Crab Stuffed Shrimp


We eat a lot of shrimp in my house simply because it is really easy to make and pairs great with just about anything. My best friends birthday was last week and she requested I make a shrimp dish for her birthday dinner. Last night, a few friends came over for dinner, dessert, and our favorite of course….wine! It really…

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