I can't believe I'm actually writing this blog post. The idea behind this recipe has been rattling around in my brain for months and I never acted on it. I finally got to work cooking and testing it when I got back from vacation two weeks ago. Then, I forgot about it again. I got… Continue reading Beef & Broccoli Salad
Whoa. It has been a week. I'm ready for storm season to be over. We're inundated with flooding and tornado warnings. It's been intense these last few days. I got called into work Saturday night around 7, and didn't go home until 9 the next morning. I can't complain too much. There are people who… Continue reading Buffalo Chicken Burgers
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