Archives for June 2014

Sundried Tomato Gallette

Here’s a fact:  I struggle with pie crust.  I think it’s evil the way it cracks all up on ya, when all you’re trying to do is roll it out into a smooth, circle-ish shape.  I mean, why can’t it just cooperate?  Oh, and don’t get me started on those pinched edges!  I will never Continue Reading…

BBQ Chicken Jim’s Way

I was looking to do something special for Father’s day for Chad.  I was also looking to do it on the cheap, quick, and easy.  I decided to try to do something I’ve never done quite right before.  Now, hold on, don’t be letting your mind travel to the gutter-I do most things just fine, Continue Reading…

Green Goddess Noodles

Noodles and a simple sauce-there is nothing in the world I’d rather eat.   This is a fifteen minute meal that is unlike others-it’s made of fresh, healthy ingredients and it tastes heavenly.  It’s a dish fit for any Goddess, Siren, or Nymph and you’ll be the hero of your household when you serve this up Continue Reading…

Booze Grams

Everybody’s got them on their gift list-people who have everything.  You fret, you worry, you stew over what in the world to buy for them when a special gift is needed.  It was out of this conundrum that the “Booze Gram” was born. A booze gram is basically a bottle of the “good stuff” of Continue Reading…

Everybody’s Favorite Potluck Salad

About nine out of ten times that I’m asked to bring something to a potluck and I ask what the host would like me to bring, this is the request I hear, “Wouldya mind making that one salad?”  This is the salad people do not forget.  It doesn’t matter if they had it years ago Continue Reading…

Grilled BBQ Sausage Kebabs

I know that if you aren’t used to grilling, it can be a bit intimidating-BUT FEAR NOT!  There are easy recipes out there to get you started, and this is one of my go-tos.  Using precooked sausage in these kebabs takes the guesswork out of the grill.  Like anything in life, as you do it Continue Reading…