Grilled Banh Mi Sandwiches with Pickled Veggies

Every so often, The Hubs will put out a special request, do all the shopping and pitch in with the cooking.   Most of these requests involve grilling.

The most recent suggestion for dinner was a Banh Mi sandwich, but as mentioned above, he wanted to grill it.  I did some research and we came up . . . → Read More: Grilled Banh Mi Sandwiches with Pickled Veggies

Food ‘n Flix for July: Coyote Ugly and a Spicy Mule

This month’s Food ‘n Flix feature film is Coyote Ugly. Obviously, a beverage was called for. Enter the spicy mule. . . . → Read More: Food ‘n Flix for July: Coyote Ugly and a Spicy Mule

Zucchini-Apple Ginger Cake for The Lost Girls of Devon TLC Book Tour

Welcome to the TLC Book Tour for The Lost Girls of Devon by Barbara O’Neal. It’s set in the UK so it was a perfect time to whip up a cake for tea. . . . → Read More: Zucchini-Apple Ginger Cake for The Lost Girls of Devon TLC Book Tour

Chili-Infused Brownies with Mango-Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

Welcome to the latest round of Cook the Books.  CTB is a virtual book club open to anyone that has a passion for books and food.   Every two months, we all collectively read, become inspired and get into the kitchen.  For more details on joining our merry band of epicurean readers, click here.

Claudia from . . . → Read More: Chili-Infused Brownies with Mango-Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

“Lettuce Wrap” Zucchini Boats

It’s been a few years since I have successfully grown zucchini.  You might ask how is that possible.  Zucchini grows profusely for everyone.  People sneak it onto neighbors’ porches just to get rid of it.

It’s not easy growing for me and the squash bugs.   I even went to a vegetable gardening . . . → Read More: “Lettuce Wrap” Zucchini Boats

Carnitas Tamales with Manchamantel Sauce

So, tamales are not that hard. Here’s a recipe for a scrumptious pork filling, a delicious masa dough, and an interesting fruity sauce (all from Mark Miller and his Coyote Cafe Cookbook . . . → Read More: Carnitas Tamales with Manchamantel Sauce

“In My Kitchen” July 2020

What’s new…a “new” Green Egg, homemade yogurt, garlic harvest, one zucchini, one tomato, and one great summer recipe. . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” July 2020

Aloha—Macaroni Salad, Huli-Huli Chicken and Hawaiian Lemonade

This month’s Food ‘n Flix event let us choose our own film—anything set or filmed in Hawaii. I chose poorly but I did get a great meal out of the deal. Read on for my review of the 2015 film, Aloha and macaroni salad, Huli-Huli chicken and Hawaiian lemonade. . . . → Read More: Aloha—Macaroni Salad, Huli-Huli Chicken and Hawaiian Lemonade

Herb Sourdough Crackers

It seems like I’ve been on a bit of a sourdough odyssey recently. Here’s the latest recipe that you must try. These crackers are addictive! . . . → Read More: Herb Sourdough Crackers

Sourdough Coffee Cake

For this installment of Cookbook of the Week I delved into the family archives. What I found was a great sourdough recipe that is delicious for breakfast. . . . → Read More: Sourdough Coffee Cake