Making my valentine a dinner to remember.

I have an amazing husband.  He is so patient, kind and spoils me to death.  I am a lucky girl to have such a wonderful husband.  I am so thrilled he has been after me to go for the stars and pursue my dream of cooking and attending culinary school.   To show my appreciation to…

In the beginning there was corn beef hash.

I have experienced some of the most amazing corn beef hash.  Some have been marinated in stout beer and I wanted to venture out and create new flavor.  I started with a Chocolate Stout and added some brown sugar, molasses and paprika.  I also added fresh herbs of thyme, sage.   I placed the ingredients and…

Egg Bites, just like the ones at ‘Starbucks.

So if your like me, getting those Sous Vide Bites at Starbucks are the best things.   They are soft, and hot.  I love the Gruyere Bacon ones.  I started searching over the net for a recipe and realizing it just a few ingredients to make these babies. One of the important tools you must have…

Creamy chicken goodness in one pan

Here is another meal for the weekly menu. As winter is approaching, those warm and cozy dinners feel so good.  This dish was full of flavor and warm for the soul. Creamy chicken balsamic                 Serves 4 4 small chicken breast salt and pepper 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1…

Creative ways to serve

When you think of all the creative ways we can serve food.  Not only is this fun and exciting, but it sometimes saves on dishes. I made a dip for get together using a pumpkin.  It looks pretty and is brings a little pizzazz to your party.   Prepare any favorite dip.  Clean out pumpkin and…

A one pan meal: Chicken and Squash Bruschetta

Making one pot meals is nice when your time is not on our sides.   This was easy to prepare.  I keep a lot of seasonings in my pantry so see what works best for you.  You can add just poultry seasoning. Chicken & Squash Bruschetta     Serves 4 Preheat oven 400 1 1/2…

Hot Summer-cool/salad #5

Is it beginning to get a little cooler?  Having a salad to cool the hot summer days is just what is needed.  Here is a Tuna Salad that will fill your tummy and help you relax from the heat. Julie’s Tuna and Olive Salad. Serves 2 Salad 3 cups of mixed greens 1 cup chopped…

Hot Summer-cool/salads #4

Something is something light is what’s needed when we get home from work and don’t want to be in the hot kitchen after work, before work.  Just to keep cool.   I made another easy dish that is easy to plate and enjoy. I made a plate of sliced sugar-free turkey, avocado, goat cheese with…