Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Fire Roasted Slaw

What do you call the food version of an earworm? I’m talking beyond craving. It is a pesky nagging feeling that tickles my tongue and bops around in my mind refusing to be silenced. I get these all the time and they heavily influence my cooking. But what do I call these super cravings? Leave a comment please! I want…

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Grilling Guru Sizzle Showdown

The FTC wants you to know: I am a member of the Everywhere Society. Everywhere has provided me with compensation for this post about Macy’s Culinary Council. As always, the views expressed are my very own.  It was a stunning blue-sky day in the Pacific Northwest. A perfect day to go play in the mall parking lot. Sounds crazy I know, but…

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Half Beef Half Veggie Burgers

Burger night is a rare treat in our house. When it does come around, burgers are a great opportunity to put the recipe lightening techniques I shared earlier this week into action. Let’s apply those tips to the burger recipe below: Ingredient Swap To get a really moist juicy burger, most sources agree you need to use fat. In fact,…

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Picnic Perfect Potato Salad

This potato salad was a highlight of our Father’s Day dinner menu. I served it along side grilled turkey bratwursts (no buns), grilled sweet onions, and a fancy green salad my sister-in-law provided. The potato salad was a hit around the table and I know a few people went back for more. Today it made a very satisfying lunch with…

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Cashew Romesco Sauce

Romesco “(Catalan pronunciation: [ruˈmɛsku]) is a nut and red pepper-based sauce from Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain.” – Wikipedia I’ve been up to my elbows in a home improvement project. We have been wishing, hoping, and planning to replace most of our well worn wall-to-wall carpeting with wood laminate for several years. Last fall we picked the flooring company and took home a few samples, they sat for…

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