Tastes

One Pot Delight, Beer Braised Pork Loin and Red Cabbage

Are you looking for an easy Sunday supper?  Well, this is the meal for you.  It’s healthy and wonderfully flavorful.  Many people think of cabbage as a cole slaw only vegetable, but when braised it’s sweetness erupts and it’s the perfect compliment to the spice the paprika brings to...

POWer Lunch, Chicken Stir Fry with Bok Choy

  Well, well, well.  Look who showed back up online with a post.  Yes, it’s me.  I’m back.  I’d apologize for my very long absence, but I’m not going to.  If you’re reading this blog, you are probably living a hectic life as we all are.  The ups and...

Vacation Ideas for Summer 2014: Family Fun Cowboy Style at the Rainbow Trout Ranch

  Hey Howdy Hey!  Well, that’s how you and your family will be greeting each other for a few days or weeks after you return home.  I wanted to do a quick write up on the Rainbow Trout Ranch. My husband and I love to fly fish and several...

It’s Gettin Hot Out Here! Nutella Tailgate Chocolate Cookies

  I don’t know about all of you people out in the world, but I’m ready for some football!  The first home game for my team is tomorrow and just in time for this football season and the many tailgates to come, I’m featuring a cookie sure to please....

Easy and Useful Take Out for a Friend In Need or New Parents! A La Carte Wraps with Herb Goat Cheese Spread/Sauce or Dressing

  Do you ever have the take your friend dinner dilemma?  What to bring for a new mom or family or friend home recovering after surgery?  Well, join the club!  It’s not easy to find a dish that isn’t loaded with fat and is also easy to keep warm...

Multiplicity! Herb Goat Cheese Spread?, Sauce?, Dressing? You Decide!

   

Dinner Dash: Savory Asparagus Sauce to Accompany Anything You Dish Up!

     Do you ever catch yourself with a chicken breast, rice pilaf or pasta that is in desperate need of a pick me up?  This creamy yet richly textured sauce using asparagus as its base, not only incorporates nutrition in a new way, but it’s really tasty too!...

Quick Spring Appetizer: Endive Salad Bites with Creamy Dijon and Minced Leek Dressing

Just in time for the upcoming spring season, I wanted to create a post for a spring menu that is simple to prepare with no cooking necessary.  Spring time also seems to bring out the brunches, luncheons and ladies gatherings.  This little bite is really tasty and easy, but...

New Product Discovery: Vintage Tea Works, Wine Flavored Tea…Brilliant!

Ahhhh, your day is almost over and you want to settle down on the couch, watch some T.V. or read a book and have a nice glass of wine.  Right?  Well, think again!  Now you can have a cup of tea, with wine flavor that is!  I love this...

Game Day Super Side: Crispy Italian Fingerling Potatoes

As promised, this is the recipe using the Homemade Italian Seasoning that was previously posted.  These potatoes were inspired by a favorite side at an Italian eatery I often dine at.  They are uniquely crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, with a coating that made them...