Ingredients: 1/4 Cup dried oregano 2 Tbsp dried thyme leaves 1 Tbsp dried basil leaves 1 Tbsp onion powder 1 Tbsp garlic powder 2 tsp sea salt 1/2 tsp pepper 2 Tbsp lemon pepper Mix ingredients in a jar and shake.
1/4 cup of Chili powder (not the spicy kind) 2 Tbsp onion powder 1 Tbsp garlic powder 2 Tbsp cumin 2 Tbsp oregano 1 Tbsp each of smoked paprika and regular paprika 2 tsp sea salt 2 tsp pepper Mix spices in a jar. Shake well.
Two of the most comforting dishes to me are Pho, a vietnamese beef or chicken rice noodle soup and just plain old beef stew with potatoes and carrots. So I saw a recipe called vietnamese beef stew and became inspired combine these two comfort dishes together. So you have the beef stew with potatoes and carrots, […]
Remember the 1980’s? Pac man video games? My son turned 6, and he wanted a pac man theme for his birthday party….I mean the old pac man video game screen, with the colored ghosts and pellets and all! We had a bunch of old video games that we bought about 12 years ago. An old […]
Simple Roasted Asparagus I love asparagus, and I love how simple it is to prepare. Just roast them on a baking sheet, and 7-10 minutes later, it’s a perfect veggie side dish to go with just about any meat, poultry or fish. Ingredients: 1 Bunch Asparagus, washed and trimmed Olive Oil Salt and pepper Directions: […]
I love Jamaican Chicken Curry! So I thought, why not do a version without the chicken, since I always forget to etiher take out the chicken from the freezer to defrost, or I don’t have time to pick it up. I love butternut squash because it’s so hearty, and it’s also so healthy. That, along with […]
Growing up, this is what my mom made on a regular basis, including every holiday…up until this last thanksgiving…she said it was time for a change:) Basically, this comforting dish is beef stewed in a tomato-garlic sauce with plenty of okra. Traditionally, the beef is boiled to make the broth, then finished off from there. I […]
UPDATED VERSION BELOW: Ingredients:2 small garlic cloves, minced3 Tbsp Dijon mustard1 Tbsp honey1 tsp sea salt1/2 tsp pepper1 Tbsp homemade greek seasoning * (optional)1/4 cup fresh lime or lemon juice1/2 cup red wine vinegar, balsamic, or white wine vinegar (or 3/4 cup a mix of what you like)1 cup extra virgin olive oil Instructions:1. In […]
We love this spicy dip in our house! My kids especially. This is my husband’s creation inspired by an Egyptian eggplant casserole! This is a great appetizer, a really good snack, or with breakfast, lunch or dinner! Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 Medium Eggplant 2 Tbsp of Grapeseed oil 3 garlic cloves 3 green finger chilies 1 […]
Orange Chicken is one of my favorites! For me, orange zest is the key to the flavor of this dish. My kids love this one! I find that if you have everything chopped up and ready to go, it’s easier and will be done in a few minutes! Here is what you will need. Ingredients: […]