Beef Kebab Dinner

Beef Kebabs make an easy, great summertime dinner. Marinated and grilled, these will make for an easy clean up. I use metal skewers but if you decide to use wood skewers, make sure to soak them in water for at least 20 minutes prior to prepping. Prep Time: 20 minutes           Cook Time: 10 minutes     ServesRead more

Easy Dinner: Roasted Chicken Thighs with Herb Butter

I love roasting in the oven. It is usually a very easy dinner and with the fresh herbs in this recipe, it is very refreshing and the chicken skin is so crispy. This technique makes for easy clean up and very difficult to mess up. PREP TIME: 15 MINUTES     COOK TIME: 50 MINUTES   Ingredients:Read more

Easy Recipe Day! – Pesto Pasta

Made the dish below, it was delicious.   I think next time I will cut the grape tomatoes in half. See Tasty.com for the recipe – http://www.buzzfeed.com/alvinzhou/try-this-one-pan-garlic-chicken-pesto-pasta-dish-for-dinner#.soNzbqWA3p                                         Will be making this dish tonight for dinner.Read more

Easy Weeknight Roasted Pork Chops with Green Beans & Potatoes

Did you have a busy weekend or bad Monday?  Well, this quick, simple dinner will satisfy the family and be a breeze to clean up…. PREP TIME: 20 minutes  COOK TIME: 25 minutes SERVES 4 Ingredients:  6 T. olive oil, divided;   Juice of one lemon 2 T. chopped fresh thyme 1 T. + 1 t. smoked PaprikaRead more

Florida Lobster Rolls

We enjoyed these lobster rolls with potato chips. INGREDIENTS: 4 tablespoons butter, divided Garlic powder 3 Florida lobster tails, about 7 ounces each DRESSING: 1/2 cup mayonnaise Zest from 1/2 a Florida orange 1/3 cup finely chopped celery Pinch dried tarragon 6 buns, top split if available Spinach or lettuce leaves Set grill or BigRead more

Friday Night Stir-Fry

Stir-fry was a success! Excited about using a wok on the Big Green Egg, Doug wanted to prepare stir-fry and serve it with fried rice.  I began by prepping the vegetables, taking care to make each piece uniformly the same size.  I prepared zucchini (fresh from our garden), carrots, sweet onions, broccoli florets, snap peas,Read more