This is a flavor of my childhood the warm smells of pie cooking in the kitchen. Makes my mouth water and heart warm to the memories. This is a simple version to my moms pressure cooker chicken and garden grown ingredients. Not to mention from scratch crust. But its still a crowd pleaser in the… Continue reading Chicken Pot-Pie “belly warming”
Nothing better than a weekend trip to the Oregon Coast. It usually means a fresh fish night back home. Even on a long work day this is an easy quick fix. Even the decadent buerre blanc sauce. Its a white wine reduction with emulsified butter, dill and lemon. So tasty on fish. 1 lb fresh… Continue reading Pan seared Halibut with buerre blanc sauce
I live for summer and love the summer bbq! I know my grill platter looks awful but its gotten many tasty miles on the grill. This is a must own for flash grill veggies, fish, smaller kabobs and my fave - garlic shrimp! Hot grille- marinaded shrimps peeled- deveined and leave tails. Grille quick two… Continue reading Shrimp on the bbq! Yum!
Simple dinner night that feels so decadent. This is a dinner that takes me to a fine brunch on the east coast with sweet tea and big hats! Easy grilled sandwich with a touch of sweetness. French bread Honey ham Smoked turkey Swiss cheese Mayonnaise Eggs Powdered sugar Warm jam (strawberry or raspberry) Build sandwich… Continue reading Monte Cristo Nite!
Whats better then left over tacos after an amazing taco dinner. Taco Pie! So Im so blessed with a dear friend that sent home amazing amounts of leftovers. MaryLou makes the best traditional tacos in all of Oregon! She sent me home with her amazing chicken filling, rice and beans plus much much more. So… Continue reading Leftover nite-Taco Pie
I cant take full credit for this one - but when you see kids cooking amazing filets in Master Chef Jr. - I got over my fear and got out the skillet. Starting with a good cut of meat-Im blessed to have access to Sinking Creek Grass Fed beef. Sinking Creek Beef Grass fed has… Continue reading Perfect Grass-fed Beef-Filet.
One thing I grew up with, going to florida so much as a child, was a love for seafood! Nothing like crableg feasts at the beach. And then the coquina soup with oyster crackers our PopPop would make after we caught hundreds of tini coquina on the ocean day outings. Once I moved to Oregon-… Continue reading Seafood Chowder – yum overload!