Smokey Bourbon Spice Rub

Smokey Bourbon Spice Rub

Living in the South, it is easy to become addicted to BBQ! If you’ve never driven through Kentucky, you definitely need to.  The Kentucky Bourbon Trail offers distilleries galore.  Ok, of the numerous ones to choose from, we actually have only stopped at Jim Beam, but the treasures we collected in the general store have […]

Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro Lime Slaw

Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro Lime Slaw

 Growing up in the Southwest gave me a love for spicy goodness, so Friday when I opened the refrigerator to a head of cabbage and some shrimp…BAM!  I thought tacos (for some reason).  It was probably also slightly inspired by the fact that I keep soft flour tortillas in the pantry as a very important […]

Bruschetta Edamame Salad

Bruschetta Edamame Salad

This week we had a very important pot luck to attend for Charlotte’s Music Department at North Springs High School and while pondering what to bring…BAM!  Bruschetta!!  Actually, I didn’t really think of using Bruschetta as a dressing until after I had gone to Kroger for some edamame, frozen corn, cherry tomatoes and green onions, but […]

Tabouli Stuffed Portobellos

Tabouli Stuffed Portobellos

  Ok, so you have weekend guests and last night’s menu included a starter of tabouli and crackers. What do you do with leftover Tabouli, Sautéed Spinach and Shredded Parmesan?  You combine them, of course for a stellar stuffed mushroom side dish to serve with your grilled pork spare ribs!  Light the grill and let me show you […]

Southwest Black Eyed Pea Salad

Southwest Black Eyed Pea Salad

Here is a wonderful and healthy side dish idea!  We had this Southwest Black Eyed Pea Salad the other night alongside juicy pork that had slow cooked in root beer and many of the ingredients I use in my Rootie’s BBQ Sauce (click for the recipe). I won’t go into too much detail about the […]

Blue Cheese Dressing

Blue Cheese Dressing

Do you ever just stand there at the grocery store and stare at the umpteen salad dressings and hem and haw over what looks the most natural and fresh?  If you are like me, you have realized that sometimes making dressing is just the only way to truly enjoy a special meal. Well, yesterday was Father’s Day so […]

Summer Rocket and Tomato Salad

Summer Rocket and Tomato Salad

SUMMER!  Farmers Markets.  Swimming Pools. Picnics. Fun. Fun. Fun.  Is there anything better than sitting outside on a dock with some friends watching the sun set?  Well, here is a super dish to take with you just about anywhere!  A fresh succotash of sorts, or maybe a medley.  I have been really into arugula lately […]

Spears and Hearts Flatbread

Spears and Hearts Flatbread

Mimosa, anyone?  That’s exactly what I thought with when biting into this delicious Flatbread with Goat Cheese, Asparagus and Artichoke Hearts Sunday morning! Too bad I didn’t actually have any orange juice and champagne at the moment… But seriously, this is really such a great weekend Brunch item for that Bridal Shower or Easter Brunch you are hosting or as an appetizer at […]

Cowboy Steak Ciabatta Burgers

Cowboy Steak Ciabatta Burgers

It was a fine Saturday afternoon here in The Bitterroot Valley and  I was totally in the mood for a messy juicy burger, but not really in the mood to light any charcoal (because that would require a trip to the store) and definitely not interested in shaping meat into patties.  Let’s make a Steak Burger….Grab […]

Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed Mushrooms

Who doesn’t love stuffed mushrooms?  Especially when they have melted cheese all over them!!  I realize many recipes for stuffed mushrooms involve some kind of breaded stuffing or quinoa (we all know I enjoy quinoa) however, sometimes less is more.  For a nice appetizer to stick your fork into, try these.  They are fresh and […]

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