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Spicy Cajun Shrimp over Linguini

Posted by on Apr 3, 2016 in Dinner, featured-slider-post, Food Journal | 0 comments

Spicy Cajun Shrimp over Linguini

Print PDF This is one of my husband’s very favorite dinners and it can be made in 20 to 30 minutes. I make my own Cajun Seasoning, (recipe at this link https://youtu.be/F0QfO3Mgw7o ) but you can use one bought from the store….although it may not come out quite the same. As with most of my recipes, there is a tutorial on my YouTube Channel – and it can be found at this link https://youtu.be/GIGgoivMIzE Ingredients 2 Tablespoons Cajun Seasoning 20 Shrimp (peeled and deveined) 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil 1/4 cup white wine 1 Tablespoon garlic, minced 1 small shallot, sliced thin...

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Pumpkin Bacon Doughnuts

Posted by on Nov 18, 2015 in Breakfast, featured-slider-post, Food Journal | 0 comments

Pumpkin Bacon Doughnuts

Print PDF These pumpkin bacon doughnuts combine two of my favorite flavors, pumpkin and bacon……..mmmmmm, together at last and in a doughnut. YES! Ingredients Dry 3 1/2 cups Self- Rising Flour 1/2 teaspoon of salt (For the salt, I used 1/4 teaspoon smoked sea salt and 1/4 teaspoon iodized. For a more traditional doughnut, use all iodized). 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice Wet Ingredients 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup bacon grease 2 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 1/2 cup sour cream 1/3 cup buttermilk 15 ounces pumpkin puree Glaze 2 cups powdered sugar milk, buttermilk, or cream to desired...

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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in Appetizers, featured-slider-post, Food Journal | 0 comments

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Print PDF Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Recipe – Hummus is such and easy thing to make at home and much more cost effective too. Plus, you don’t have to eat any preservatives which is always nice ;). I have a lot of nutritional information on my other hummus recipe as well as instructions to use dry chick peas if you don’t want to use canned. I hope that you give this roasted red pepper hummus a try, it’s super yummy! Ingredients 2 red bell peppers (reserve some for garnish) 1 can chick peas 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt 1/2 cup tahini paste 1 teaspoon cumin 1 Tablespoon...

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Roast Chicken with Baby Bella Mushroom Stuffing

Posted by on Oct 9, 2012 in Dinner, featured-slider-post, Food Journal | 0 comments

Roast Chicken with Baby Bella Mushroom Stuffing

Print PDF Roast Chicken with Baby Bella Mushroom Stuffing (recipe follows) – Roast Chicken with Baby Bella Mushroom Stuffing is such a great recipe if you’re a mushroom fan – which I am. The stuffing is more mushroom then bread which is something that I love about it. Not that I’m anti-bready stuffing, but I just super love mushrooms. Also, I like that they stay nice and moist in this recipe because I’ve had quite a few mushroom stuffings where the poor little mushrooms become like little dehydrated mushrooms while they’re roasting. These stay super...

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Rosemary, Thyme and Balsamic Glazed Ribs

Posted by on Sep 26, 2012 in Dinner, featured-slider-post, Food Journal | 0 comments

Rosemary, Thyme and Balsamic Glazed Ribs

Print PDF Rosemary and Balsamic Glazed Ribs  (recipe follows) – I just want to start out by saying that these ribs are the bomb, no really they are. I don’t want to sound like all “ewww, my ribs are the best” or anything, but I love this rib recipe and it’s been a long time in the making. Well, I’ve been making my ribs this way for a long time, but, I’ve made tiny adjustments to the recipe each time – until now. But now, ta-da, I have achieved rib perfection. Plus I’m humble about it :D No but seriously, this is one of my very favorite...

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The Best Eggplant Caponata Ever

Posted by on Jul 5, 2012 in Appetizers, featured-slider-post, Food Journal | 0 comments

The Best Eggplant Caponata Ever

Print PDF Eggplant Caponata – (recipe and instructions with video tutorial follow) – Eggplant caponata is one of my favorite summertime dishes. It is perfect for picnics, potlucks, and really any get together because it can be made ahead of time and is served at room temperature. Here are a few helpful hints for your eggplant caponata success. First of all, eggplant is in season during the months of July – October (in most areas). That means that this is when they taste the best. Choose an eggplant that is firm to the touch, and has a smooth, shiny skin. Avoid buying...

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