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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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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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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It’s hot in here and it’s not just the chilies

I have come to the conclusion that late summer produce is the sexiest of all the produce. Unlike their bright and cheerful spring cousins, late summer fruits and vegetables have spent months carefully maturing. They linger on their vines and branches swelling throughout the intense heat of midsummer. Their flavors become fuller, more concentrated, while we enjoy a relationship with far less commitment…

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