Rockfish The Magnificent!

Panko Crusted Rockfish with Orange Teriyaki Sauce Hello, happy Wednesday to you all or whatever day it is when you are reading this. Still turning over those leaves as I’m eating a bit lighter and feeling great. Tonight’s dinner was hittin’ the spot with great flavor, sweet and salty, and some crispy panko crust. I…

Tostadas, Great It’s Friday! TGIF

Chipotle Beef Tostada Happy TGIF to you all, or happy whatever day it is when you are reading this message, regardless I hope you are doing well. I am doing well as I have been enjoying watching the World Cup and a delightful day off from work. The day has been filled with great conversation,…

Tasty Tofu Fo Yu!

Sweet Hot Tofu Hello, I hope this message finds you well on the eve of the World Cup, GO USA…oh yea that’s right they won’t be in the world cup. Well, anyway I love to watch soccer and for 4 weeks the most passionate sport will be on the worlds stage in Russia. The leaf…

Turning Over A New Leaf?

Chili Pepper Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa Good day all, I hope this message finds you well and you are enjoying your weekend. I must say, I may be turning over a new leaf or at least a cilantro leaf. On Friday evening, during my last post, I spoke about how I was giving up…

Friday Night, I’m Eatin’…Quinoa?

Curry-Roasted Chicken Thighs with Quinoa and Brown Rice Friday nights are made for pizza, beer, double cheeseburgers, dancing, friends, letting off steam,  gettin’ your groove on, and avoiding anything too serious, so why I am eating quinoa, what the heck is a quinoa? Well, it’s because of these two guys. These guys are my guys,…

One Protein To Rule Them All!

Barbecue Chicken and Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon Butter glaze Happy early summer to you, as I hope this message finds you well and at a time when you’re thinking, “what am I going to make for dinner tonight?” Well, this blog recipe won’t earn me any James Beard cooking award nominations. But I just…

The Melting Pot Of My Fridge.

Steak Teriyaki Stir Fry Merriam-Webster defines melting pot as, “A process of blending that often results in invigoration or novelty.” And the blending is just what I love about using my wok and stir frying.  I just throw whatever I have in the fridge, find a protein, find some veggies, grab some spice, make a sauce…

Just Nuts For Pesto!

Macadamia Nut-Pesto Fettuccine and Sautéed Chicken Breast So this is yet another pesto dish added to my blog and probably won’t be my last. I cannot get enough of the garlic, basil, parmesan cheese, olive oil and nutty taste that I just want to spread on everything. ITS SOOOO GOOD! And tonights meal was especially…

A Post Memorial Day Quickie!

Grilled Flank Steak and Orange Cauliflower with Roasted Potatoes I hope you had a lovely Memorial Day and were able to spend it with those you love. Mine was spent with my family with a nice walk on the beach, a mid-day nap, and an afternoon coffee, simply wonderful are the simple things! Anyway, feeling…

I’m Having A Ball!

Penne With Chicken Parmesan Balls I can hear it now in my head as if it has been engraved in my soul my mother hollering at me, “Don’t play with the ball in the house!” Well, some lessons are never learned and with tonights super tasty feast, I’m breaking two of her rules, don’t play…

Friday Night Fiesta Is Fire!

Chicken Chorizo Cheesey Enchiladas Have you noticed a pattern, I start the week with nice and light entrées that are not too serious, but a little complex, kind of like having a nice meal with delightful conversation and perhaps some wine. And then comes Friday and the nice candlelit meal for two becomes a FRAT…

Just Hoisin Around.

Hoisin-Glazed Chicken Breasts My mother always told me not to play with my food, but with tonights dinner I was hoisin around with the plating for far too long. But this is a Chinese sauce, and being an asian dish, I wanted to present the food with clean lines and purposeful planning. I’m not sure…