Recently I had the wonderful opportunity to try a new brand of Mexican food from Marcella Valladolid who has created a wonderful brand of food for Safeway. In full transparency, Safeway contacted me and asked me to be a part of this contest to create a new recipe using Ms. Valladolid's brands of foods. They… Continue reading Carne Asada Eggrolls
Our adventure down the Volcanic Garlic Braid brings us yet again to a Roasted Garlic recipe, but this time we're using it in another manner. This creation came to me one night when attempting to make a bacon cheeseburger, but the bacon kept sliding off of the burger when you take a bite. See, I… Continue reading Garlic #2 – Bacon Wrapped Roasted Garlic Cheeseburger
I decided to try something new the other night, something a little different and unique, yet light and healthy too. So I give you, Pineapple Cilantro Chicken. This meal came to me in my head and I found dozens of pineapple salsa recipes, but I tweaked them all with what I had in my kitchen,… Continue reading Pineapple Cilantro Chicken
I heard Jerry Seinfeld once talking about how when clothes are in the wash, it's like they are going to a party. It's hilarious, every time I hear it I stop and listen, because it just cracks me up to give inanimate objects personalities. If you haven't seen it, please stop, and go watch it here. So… Continue reading Party In Your Mouth Balsamic Steak with Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
STEAK! Winning 30% of all votes...the Steak will be served! Tonight I tried something new...not only did I spread our favorite salt all over it (if you're curious, the Williams Sonoma Salt with cracked pepper in it is amazing) but I also sprinkled a little olive oil on the steak first! But not just any… Continue reading And the winner is….
One of my favorite things about summer is our grill. I have come to love grilling up burgers, chicken, pork chops, hot dogs...you name it I'll grill it. Thankfully, my husband selected for us an infared grill which is amazing, but I have had a hard time getting used to the cooking style, specifically when… Continue reading Simple, delicious and yummy steak