Monthly Archives: September 2011

Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Pie

I discovered this pie on allrecipes several years ago.  When I was first learning to cook, I found most of my recipes on the internet, and I “took a lot of help from the store”; meaning I used a lot … Continue reading

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Cheeseburger Salad

Want a luscious cheeseburger without the carbs?  Then this meal is for you.  I found it in Rachael Ray’s “Get Real Meals” and it’s really a great one.  Cheeseburger sliders over a romaine salad with a mustard vinaigrette, what’s not … Continue reading

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Tandoori Shrimp

The classic tandoori marinade that everyone loves, only this time on shrimp instead of chicken.  This was hardly my first time to eat tandoori, but I’ve always had it on chicken, so this was my first time to have tandoori … Continue reading

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Moroccan Butternut Squash Soup

I am so excited that cooler weather has arrived, because that means I can now make soups!!  This one I found in the most recent issue of Food & Wine Magazine, and it was delicious.  I love, love, love butternut … Continue reading

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Summer Corn Fettuccine

This was really tasty!  We had this a couple weeks ago, and it can be found in Rachael Ray’s “Look and Cook”.  Make this while fresh sweet corn is still in season, you’ll love it! Ingredients: Salt 1 lb. fettuccine … Continue reading

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Saucy Tex-Mex Chicken Thighs

This was a recipe I came up with one night last week.  I wasn’t sure how it would turn out, but it was awesome.  I’ll definitely make this again! Ingredients: 2 lbs. chicken thighs, bone-in, skin-on Olive oil 1 tbs … Continue reading

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Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

This was our amazing dinner last night.  I am a Caesar salad fiend.  I absolutely love it.  It was the only salad I would eat as a kid.  I love the creamy, tanginess of the dressing.  And I’ve found that, … Continue reading

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Fiery Gazpacho and Spicy Shrimp

I misplaced my camera cord a couple weeks ago, so I have much blogging to catch up on.  This meal was delicious, but really hot.  Not for the faint of heart or stomach.  I found it in Rachael Ray’s “30 … Continue reading

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Fried Calamari with the Best Cocktail Sauce

This is one our favorite snack meals, and I think many people would agree.  Fried calamari is a very popular appetizer menu items at restaurants, and the vast majority of it is really, really bad.  Most restaurants, especially casual ones, … Continue reading

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Grilled Balsamic Chicken and Spinach with Goat Cheese Herb Toasts

I first made this meal with my mom when I visited her last and we both loved it.  So a couple weeks ago I made it for Matt, and he too, loved it.  It’s pretty easy to pull off.  I … Continue reading

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