Quick and Delicious!

Pasta Primavera Unless you go out for fast-food, which isn’t always delicious and definitely not healthy, it can be hard to use the two adjectives quick and delicious to describe your weeknight meals. More common phrases might be “It’s quick, it’s food, so eat it.” Or on the other end “it’s soooo delicious, but it…

So Good It Makes You Smile!

Gnocchi with Sage, Butter, and Parmesan When you eat a rich, cheesy, buttery dish like the one I’ve provided the lovely picture of, how can you not smile! This dish is so delicious, and you know what I really like, is that the sauce is composed of just four ingredients, butter, parmesan, sage and pepper….

Happy Taco Tuesday!

Panko Crusted Tilapia Fish Tacos Taco Tuesday is here, actually it could be taco everyday as far I’m concerned, and maybe Saturday everyday of the year, are you OK with that? I do love tacos, they’re like edible plates that hold all your yummy ingredients. I like to keep them simple too, so I can…

Happy Seis De Mayo!

Chipotle Tamale Pie So I’m a day late to the party, but last night I was at a party where somebody else was cooking, but guess what, they were cooking Mexican food! Well, tonight I felt like keeping the flavors of Mexico on my tongue and so we feasted on Chipotle Tamale Pie, chips and…

When Life Gives You Lemons…

Lemon-Basil Chicken When life gives you lemons, you make Lemon-Basil Chicken of course! And maybe a lemon bundt cake or some lemon bars and of course lemonade to wash it down! Poor lemons, they get such a bad rap, they’re the iconic bad news messenger, the stormy threatening clouds on a sunny day, the wet…

I Put That $&%# On Everything!

Buffalo Chicken Thighs As you may recall it was only last week’s blog post titled “Finally Friday Feeling Freaky” with the Buffalo-Chicken Macaroni and Cheese that I was extolling the lovely virtues of the spicy tangy elixir known as Frank’s Hot Sauce. Can I not go yet two days without the holy water of hot…

Penne, Pancetta, Parmigiano…Perfect!

Penne with Pancetta, Spinach, and Buttery Crumb Topping That’s quite a mouthful, but your mouth will be fully thanking you as you bite into this lovely textured pasta dish! It’s sophisticated enough to impress your friends and tasty enough that even kids will enjoy it. And if you have picky non veggie eating kids who…

Finally Friday Feeling Freaky!

Buffalo-Chicken Macaroni and Cheese So you may recall my last post on Wednesday was titled Hump Day is Healthy Day. Well, today it’s finally Friday and let me tell you, I don’t feel like eatin’ too lite, forget the fish, gimme’ some cheese, actually two kinds of cheese, sour cream, sautéed chicken in Frank’s hot…

Hump Day is Healthy Day.

Tilapia Piccata Yes, it’s Wednesday or hump day, halfway point of the work week, the week is half over, the glass is always half-full…So, it wasn’t my intention to eat lighter on this day, but today was my day off from work, yet the home life never has a day off. I spent most of…

Pasta for Breakfast?

Gemelli alla Carbonara This lovely pasta might well be breakfast as it has all my favorites, bacon, eggs, cheese and spices, you can have your cake and ice cream and eat it too! This dish typically will feature spaghetti, but I did not have any on hand, so I improvised with some gemelli pasta. The…

Street Food With Street Cred…

Tacos de Carne Asada Living in Los Angeles there are so many wonderful Mexican restaurants offering great food and service. But have you ever had a taco from a little stand with an open grill where carne asada is sizzling as it gets placed on your warm fresh soft corn tortilla, and then some lovely…

What’s Cooking, Shrimping Wonderful!

Pesto Pasta with Shrimp So this is 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 pine nutty taste that I just want to spread on everything. ITS SOOOO GOOD! And it’s so easy and goes great with…