Roasted Red Pepper Pesto

Some times when I am making my menu for the week, I get an idea for a particular flavor profile in my head. Sometimes it is really specific (though not all the time) and that is exactly where this recipe came from. I really wanted to make roasted red peppers myself, but I didn’t justContinue reading “Roasted Red Pepper Pesto”

Simple Chimichurri Sauce

In need of a nice sauce to complete your meal? Have you tried Chimichurri Sauce before? It is a super fresh sauce full of herbs and citrus flavors that compliments any of your Tex-Mex, Central or South American dishes. It is originally an Argentinian sauce that is used with a variety of meats. It isContinue reading “Simple Chimichurri Sauce”

Quick Shrimp Ceviche

If you are looking for a simple, flavorful and refreshing appetizer, lunch or snack – I have just the recipe for you! I call is a cheater dish – as you are getting the effect without the full efforts. This recipe for Quick Shrimp Ceviche lets you enjoy the delicious Peruvian flavors of Ceviche withoutContinue reading “Quick Shrimp Ceviche”

Chili Cheese Frito Salad

Sometimes you just gotta have a little extra fun with your meals. Our whole family is mildly addicted to Chili Cheese Fritos. When I buy a variety pack of chip bags – they are always the first to go. So I wanted to figure out a way to use it in a meal without justContinue reading “Chili Cheese Frito Salad”

Mango Chicken

Sweet, savory and spicy all in one delicious chicken and rice dish. If you have not had mango in a savory preparation, you have got to try this recipe. Mango Chicken brings together the tartness of a lime, spiciness of peppers and sweetness of the mango to make a flavor packed meal. Coconut milk makesContinue reading “Mango Chicken”

Orange Bourbon Chicken Tacos

How do you feel about fusion food? I absolutely love taking flavors and techniques from one culture and meshing it with another. Taco, like burgers and pizza, are a great medium for doing this. Because you have a basic idea – a tortilla stuffed with a protein, so veggies, and some sort of sauce –Continue reading “Orange Bourbon Chicken Tacos”

Bahn Mi Nachos

Fusion food has become so popular these days and I am totally hear for it. I love taking flavors from one style of cuisine and mash it up with a favorite flavor from another cuisine. Other times you can take a food concept from one style of cooking and use a completely different ingredients. AndContinue reading “Bahn Mi Nachos”

Bleu Cheese Pork & Pasta

Every once in a while, I find myself with an idea I just can’t not try. I had this idea to make a bleu cheese sauce over pasta and ultimately settled on pork for the protein. When I say that this sauce was outstanding – I really mean it. I think I could have eatenContinue reading “Bleu Cheese Pork & Pasta”

Cincinnati Chili

I had never even heard of Cincinnati Chili until I saw it in a food magazine (can’t recall which one). I jotted it down on a sticky note and forgot about it for a while. Then I found it again when I was clearing up my desk. And started my research. I learned quite aContinue reading “Cincinnati Chili”

Chipotle Cheese & Chorizo Enchiladas

Making cheese sauce from scratch is one of my favorite things to do. And one of my favorite things about making the sauces is that you can add in different flavors to create new sauces. I started with my basic cheese sauce (like what I use for typical mac & cheese) and then added inContinue reading “Chipotle Cheese & Chorizo Enchiladas”

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