Eggy and Avocado Open Faced Sandwich with a Spinach and Kale Salad with Parmesan and Dijon Vinaigrette

Basic Dijon Vinaigrette and Eggy and Avocado Open Faced Sandwich…

How to make a basic Dijon Vinaigrette and putting something on the table in 15 minutes when cooking is the last thing you want to do. Continue Reading →


Frittata with Zucchini and Yellow Squash with Confetti Kale with Pecorino

Zucchini Frittata with Kale Salad

It’s been awhile…Like just over a year awhile.  Well, that happens, you know – life.  I never stopped cooking, but I started PTO, after school activities five days a week, … Continue Reading →


Granola Oatmeal Coconut Bars

Coconut, Date and Almond Granola Bars

Theory is how I cook.  I have an idea, I research it, think about it and experiment with it.  Then eventually something works.  It’s a method, but it makes for … Continue Reading →


Tomatoes Before Roasting

Thyme and Olive Oil Roasted Tomatoes

Roasting vegetables is nothing new and really it is quite simple.  But, I had a batch of Roma Tomatoes that are not quite at the peak of their season and … Continue Reading →


honeydew and cucumber salad

Honeydew or Mango and Cucumber Salad with Mint

I first made this salad a while back for my friends baby shower.  It was for her second son and since she “had” everything from baby #1, I suggested just … Continue Reading →


Sesame and Teriyaki Asparagus

Teriyaki Sesame Asparagus

Spring is inching toward us.  The desert has hopefully had its final spell of winter storms and the sunny pool days are in the near future.  Kids are starting their … Continue Reading →


Green Bean Salad

Green Bean and Feta Salad with Herb Vinaigrette

Last week I served up some killer pasta with buttered tomato sauce.  It was creamy, fruity and fantastic.  Because the butter added such a richness to the sauce, the pasta … Continue Reading →