Spicy BBQ Sauce for Whatever –Chicken, ribs, burgers, dogs….

Today is my husband’s birthday and I asked what he wanted for dinner. To my total surprise, he answered wings. It’s to my surprise, because although he will eat them if we get them as an appetizer, he has never expressed a love for wings. This is mostly because he doesn’t like to eat with his hands, unless it’s a sandwich. He uses a knife … Continue reading Spicy BBQ Sauce for Whatever –Chicken, ribs, burgers, dogs….

Israeli CousCous Salad with Shrimp

Sorry, no pics today, but a simple, easy and delicious light recipe, good for lunch, dinner, pot luck, bbq side – it’s a very versatile dish. Serves 4 as an entree INGREDIENTS: 1 Romaine heart washed and cut into bitesize pieces 2 C shredded purple cabbage 2 C Large pearl couscous 2 1/4 C water 1 C each: diced cucumber, red or yellow sweet pepper, … Continue reading Israeli CousCous Salad with Shrimp

The First BBQ of Summer – Fall off the bone bbq ribs, slaw & corn on the cob

We grill all the time, all year, all kinds of weather, all kinds of food, but there is something special to the first bbq of the season. So, how did we get there? I had to go to my office this morning, and realized that it was almost noon and I hadn’t defrosted anything for dinner, so I went to Giant and wandered the store … Continue reading The First BBQ of Summer – Fall off the bone bbq ribs, slaw & corn on the cob

Pork Chops & Old Fashioned Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing

I was almost prepared for dinner tonight. I remembered to defrost the pork chops. That’s as far as it went. I was a little under the weather today having had an asthma attack this morning and just wanted to do nothing — I did sit at my laptop and handled some communications with clients, but beyond that, I didn’t move much. So, when 5:30 rolled … Continue reading Pork Chops & Old Fashioned Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing

Zucchini Fries – Yummy and Healthy

Tonight’s dinner was Chicken Piccata and Jasmine Rice. I wanted a tasty veggie that could hold it’s own flavorwise, without a heavy sauce. This is a recipe I found on line, on Damned Delicious, with my own very minor variations. INGREDIENTS: 4 to 5 Zucchinis, on the smallish side and close in diameter 1/2 C grated Pecorino Romano Cheese 1/2 tsp. oregano 1/2 tsp. basil … Continue reading Zucchini Fries – Yummy and Healthy

Sunday Supper on Saturday Nite — Filet Mignon Wrapped in Bacon, Creamy Mashed Potatoes & Caesar Salad sans croutons

We had plans to go out to dinner with friends, and got a call last night that the husband had managed to succumb to whatever gastric virus is currently floating around, so we postponed our date. Instead, I knew I would have time tonight to cook and decided to make a wonderful homecooked dinner for “the boys.” We had purchased these filet mignons from one … Continue reading Sunday Supper on Saturday Nite — Filet Mignon Wrapped in Bacon, Creamy Mashed Potatoes & Caesar Salad sans croutons