Monthly Archives: May 2011

A Different Blackened Salmon

You know how much I love my own blackened salmon, it’s one of my favorite meals that I make.  But, I decided to see how it stacked up against Guy Fieri’s.  I got his newest book, “Guy Fieri Food” and … Continue reading

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French Toast Bread Pudding

This was an awesome brunch last Sunday.  This one comes from Ina Garten’s “How Easy is That?” cookbook, and it was excellent.  I would highly recommend this one if you’re making brunch for a crowd and you want something low … Continue reading

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BBQ Pork Burgers and BBQ Oven Fries

This was a terrific burgers and fries meal we had a couple weeks ago.  The burger is basically the burger form of a bbq pulled pork sandwich.  So this meal hit all those flavors, but was much leaner and much … Continue reading

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Greek Calamari Salad

This was quite the yummy dinner salad with some really bold flavors.  It was the first time we’ve successfully grilled squid, too.  Usually we do the deep-fried calamari, which is delicious, but this was a nice (and healthier) change.  This … Continue reading

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Veal and Olive Ragu with Pappardelle

This was a fantastic pasta dish I made last week.  It comes from Rachael Ray’s “Look and Cook”.  This was my first time to use pappardelle pasta, and will not be my last!  It’s those wide ribbons of pasta you … Continue reading

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Fajita Night!!!

Fajita night is so much fun!  We have done this for company several times, and it’s always a big hit.  We had so much fun with some great friends the other night that I forgot to get a picture of … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: The Big Texan!!

The Big Texan is a famous restaurant located in Amarillo, Texas, a smallish town up in the panhandle.  My sister, brother-in-law, and nephew Jack happen to live there, so they took us there once when we visited them.  This place … Continue reading

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