I haven't quite mastered the art of the grill pan. A wedding gift we got last year, my grill pan has seen many an attempt at mimicking the real thing---a charcoal grill. Since I can't grill to save my life, I thought the grill pan would help out. If you're unaware, a grill pan is… Continue reading Tandoori Shrimp
I've been in a tizzy trying to clean out my freezer. My freezer was in such bad shape: things thrown in willy-nilly, half packages of pie crusts and frozen vegetables, freezer-burned items. A much needed deep-clean was in store for me. I had six pork chops in there of various varieties. A couple of bone-in… Continue reading Al Pastor Pork Chops
A classic Italian salad beefed up to an entree. Marinate chicken with balsamic vinegar, basil and mustard and then grill. Toss in mozzarella pearls, cherry tomatoes and avocado for an added punch!
Today we ran a story about every state's most favorite "bad" movie. We're talking those guilty pleasures...those movies that are so bad they're good (or at least you enjoy them). Wild Wild West, Batman & Robin, and The Emoji Movie were most state's favorite bad movies. But Oklahoma had one that no other state had...… Continue reading Turkey Fajita Kabobs
There was a big Hatch green chile event going on at Crest yesterday. There were at least three huge grills outside and crews were busy roasting the green chiles over an open flame. I got suckered into a big display in the produce section: I got almost two pounds of fresh roasted green chiles for… Continue reading Steak Salad with Green Chile Chimichurri Dressing
Out of all the fishes in the world, I used to think salmon was my least favorite. It was always dry and fishy when I ate when I was younger. I don't know if it was just not being prepared right, or if the kind of salmon being used wasn't quality...but I hated salmon. Flash… Continue reading Greek Salmon Kabobs
There's been radio silence on my end the past few days because I haven't been able to move. Literally. Not because I'm injured, or in pain---no. It's because our air conditioner went out late Saturday night, and Rob and I have spent the last two hottest days of the year (so far) with just the… Continue reading BBQ Chicken Bowls