Easy Fajita marinade

Easy, easy and very delicious marinade for fajitas… Whisk in a large bowl: 1/2 cup each of vegetable oil and fresh lime juice 1/3 cup fresh minced garlic 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 3 T. Worcestershire sauce 1 T. each of kosher salt, sugar, ground cumin 2 t. each smoked paprika and ground coriander 1 1/2 lb. flank steak, slightly scored 2 red onions, cut into 1/2″ thick slices 1 each red, yellow and green bell peppers, quartered   Pour 1 cup of marinade into a resealable plastic bag with the flank steak. Pour remaining 2/3 cup into a resealable plastic bag with onions and peppers.   REFRIGERATE 8 HOURS!  ThrowRead more

Dinner this Sunday

While my husband is home this weekend from work, I think I will make this silky easy dish for Sunday dinner with some fresh baked bread.  Maybe you can try it too and let me know what you think.  It is VERY SIMPLE. BAKED RIGATONI AND ZUCCHINI serves: 6-8 Zucchini is best in the summer,Read more

EASY Cheesy New Potatoes Hobo Pack

Cheesy new Potatoes Hobo Pack This is a really easy side dish when you already have the grill – or Big Green Egg fired up! Non-stick cooking spray 1 lb. fingerling, round red or tiny Yukon potatoes, quartered (I used Yukon gold small potatoes) ¼ cup chopped yellow, sweet onion 1 tsp, snipped fresh thymeRead 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


Was very excited about making Enchiladas Verdes from my favorite cookbook, America’s Test Kitchen.   I was skeptical about trying the tomatillos.  I had never bought them before, much less cooked them, especially roasting them!  I marched off to my local chain grocery store and asked the produce manager for tomatillos.  He pointed to a green,Read more