Archives for June 2014

Lamb Ossobuco

Ossobuco is one of those dishes that sounds like it takes a lot of effort to make. It also tastes like it takes a lot of effort. The real secret is that it’s quite simple and takes pretty much no effort at all. You pretty much throw a few simple ingredients into a pot and […]

Teriyaki Chicken with Ramen Noodles

Years (OK, decades to be exact) ago I used to spend the summers with my grandmother while school was out. We spent many afternoons in the kitchen, baking, cooking, making popcorn, and other culinary adventures. I credit her with my love for all things cooking and I have hundreds of memories. Since The Kid and […]

Nectarine Pico di Gallo

I love all different types of salsa and pico de gallo, and they are really easy to make. If you can chop fruits and veggies, you can make a salsa in a flash. Nectarines and peaches were on sale this week, so I got a few to have on hand. I used one of them […]

Gazpacho Chopped Salad with Grilled Chicken and Sourdough Croutons

I think grilling makes everything taste better for some reason. I don’t even have a “real” grill that uses wood or charcoal. I’ve got a propane grill and it still is miles above using the broiler on my oven or worse… baking chicken and other things. I can endure all kinds of flavors and foods […]

Spicy Chopped Salad with Grilled Shrimp

Since it’s summertime now and things are heating up, The Kid and I spend a lot of time out by the pool. I’ve been making different salads lately because they are easy to throw together. They also can be made ahead of time, tossed with dressing, and can sit in the fridge waiting for us […]