Thursday, March 29, 2012

Baked Potato Wedges with Italian Dressing


The Italian dressing bakes into these potatoes giving them a subtle flavor perfect for enjoying french fry style or as a welcome side to chicken, beef or fish!

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Ham, Cheese and Onion Crustless Quiche


Is there such a thing as a crustless quiche?   Many purists out there would quickly and assertively respond, "No!"

That said, this crustless version of a quiche, not only cuts down on the carbs, but it's quick and simple to prepare!

Monday, March 26, 2012

Southern Fried Chicken


This Southern Fried Chicken recipe from Paula Deen, is proof that fried chicken need not be a two day event!

Sure, soaking the chicken in buttermilk the night before would arguably make this even better, but Paula doesn't require any soaking of the chicken. We did soak our chicken pieces in buttermilk about 2 hours before breading and frying.  The end result was a fried chicken that was crunchy on the outside, juicy in the center!

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Asparagus and Cheese Tart


I know.  I know.  It's been done a million times before!   But I've never made one.

PLUS...I needed to get a new post up for the sake of all of us!

There's only so long people can view a, Guinness Bacon Cheeseburger without gaining weight simply LOOKING  at the damn thing!

So today...let's take in some greenery....

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Baked Eggs in Bread Bowls with Manchego Cheese, Asparagus and White Truffle Oil


Take, "brunching" to the next level with these, Baked Eggs in Bread Bowls with Manchego Cheese, Asparagus and White Truffle Oil...

Monday, March 12, 2012

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Steak, Guinness and Cheese Pie with a Puff Pastry Lid - A Jamie Oliver Recipe


I apologize for not taking more photographs of the actual, "making" of this dish....

It truly was a beautiful journey...from the sauteing of the vegetables, to the braising of the the CO2 pop upon opening the can of Guinness...

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Parsley-Walnut Pesto Over Angel Hair Pasta


This versatile Parsley-Walnut Pesto can be used in so many different ways.

Here, I simply mixed the pesto into some freshly cooked pasta...but potatoes, soups, eggs, grilled meats and seafood ALL come to mind...

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Shrimp Fra Diavolo or Shrimp in a Spicy Red Sauce with Lots of Garlic!


One look at this picture and what do you think?   Pasta with Shrimp in Red Sauce. So what? 

I know that's what it looks like...but it is SO much more than that!

And here's where some of you will go screaming to the hills!  Clicking on that little red X in the upper-right hand corner so fast, Google Analytics will never even know you were here!  (Oh wait, they know everything now, don't they?  They own our children, the deeds to our homes, our bank codes, medical records and know what we ate for breakfast, lunch and dinner...when we were six...)