Blog 2018-03-14T20:40:47+00:00

Tilapia Piccata

June 6th, 2018|Recipes|

I updated my tilapia piccata recipe, so I have posted it again.  We made it the other night outside on the side burner of the grill. Made spiced, grilled purple cauliflower with toasted walnuts as the side dish. Ingredients 1/2 [...]

Chicken Tortilla Soup

June 6th, 2018|Recipes|

This tortilla soup, garnished with avocado, cheese and cilantro was so good! I am definitely making this again. I loved tasting this while it was cooking... We used leftover chicken for the soup from a rotisserie chicken we made on [...]

No Cream Asparagus Soup

April 12th, 2018|Recipes|

Spring is here, and both my husband, Roy, and I love asparagus. I was searching the web for a creamy asparagus soup recipe without the cream.  I found a wonderful asparagus soup recipe on ahead of thyme.com.  I altered it [...]

Gone Crazy for this Salad

April 4th, 2018|Recipes|

I adapted a great recipe from Bon Appetit, Tahini Ranch Salad. I usually make salad with tons of ingredients, but this one makes a star of the romaine lettuce with the tasty tahini dressing and fresh herbs. The original recipe [...]

I Love Liverpool!

March 31st, 2018|Travel|

Last night, my husband, Roy, and I saw the "Let it Be" Beatles tribute show in Thousand Oaks, California. Roy is from Liverpool and we have a flat there, so the Beatles are special to us.  As family and friends [...]

Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

March 22nd, 2018|Recipes|

Technically, we should call this vegetarian cottage pie, as any pie without lamb isn't shepherd's pie! This was as much fun to make as a pie with meat, and just as tasty.  I have adapted this from a New York [...]

Mushroom Stroganoff

March 13th, 2018|Recipes|

This is a wonderful vegetarian recipe, but if you are a meat lover, you can add cooked cubed beef to create a delicious pasta dish with meat.  Our version was meatless, and we loved it.  First time I've made this [...]

Cauliflower Mac ‘n Cheese

March 7th, 2018|Recipes|

Continuing on a theme of meatless dinners, I made this cauliflower mac 'n cheese last night. The buttered breadcrumbs were the perfect topper. Adapted from a recipe by Sheela Prakash Serves 6-8 For the cauliflower cheese sauce: 2 cloves garlic, [...]

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