Smoked Goat Cheese with Herbed Spice

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This is one of those revisited and previously posted recipes.  Smoked Goat Cheese is a super easy appetizer, especially when you have the grill going on a summer weekend.   

I originally posted the recipe here.   We have tweaked the recipe a great deal and I think we have perhaps perfected it here with . . . → Read More: Smoked Goat Cheese with Herbed Spice

Herb Garden


When we moved into our house over sixteen years ago, we set out willy-nilly to landscape.   We had no plan.  We had a vision.   But, we had no plan.

I wanted roses.

We planted roses everywhere.  We built flowerbeds for roses around the house.  We planted climbing roses on our back fence.  We . . . → Read More: Herb Garden

Marinated Cheese in a Jar

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I saw this technique in the March 2013 issue of Sunset and loved the idea.  This recipe is attributed to David Tanis (a Chez Panisse alum) from his cookbook One Good Dish:   The Pleasures of a Simple Meal.

I perused through this book on Amazon and a few recipes caught my eye (and . . . → Read More: Marinated Cheese in a Jar

Herbed Olives and “A Good Year”

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This month’s Food ‘n Flix feature is “A Good Year.” Please check out this recipe to make your own marinated olives. . . . → Read More: Herbed Olives and “A Good Year”

Rosemary and Thyme Spicy Herb Salt

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You will need lots of rosemary and LOTS of thyme for the aromatic herb salt. . . . → Read More: Rosemary and Thyme Spicy Herb Salt

Holy Basil Chicken

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Using a new herb from the garden and a great light summer meal. . . . → Read More: Holy Basil Chicken

Dilly Potato Salad


Need another side for the Fourth? Here ya’ go. . . . → Read More: Dilly Potato Salad

Oregano-Tomato Butter


Getting ready for the Fourth? Top your grilled corn on the cob with this great butter (or put it on burgers, steaks, BLTs…) . . . → Read More: Oregano-Tomato Butter

Veggie and Pearl Couscous Herb Salad


A perfect summer salad for this month’s Secret Recipe Club. . . . → Read More: Veggie and Pearl Couscous Herb Salad

Herbed Olives

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We have a couple of restaurants we frequent in Tulsa.    One is The Tavern on Brady (that I have posted about a lot—see end of post for more details).     The other is Edward Delk’s.

We love the hummus and olives at Delk’s.

We relish the burger, deviled eggs, olives and most specials that are on . . . → Read More: Herbed Olives