Ground Chuck and Chorizo Burgers with Chipotle Mayonnaise

Mexican chorizo is seasoned ground pork sausage that is red in color from the chilies used as seasoning. When combined with ground chuck, chorizo gives plain burgers a flavor punch. Mexican chorizo is sold uncooked, with or without casings. Remove … Continue reading

Grilled Greek Chicken with Fresh Tomato Salsa

  If you’ve ever had a Labrador retriever you know how much they love the water. We would take our dog, Lucy, to the lake and throw tennis balls or anything that would float and she would retrieve it. At … Continue reading

Turkey Submarine Sandwich with Red Pepper Pesto

Just in time for picnics, camping, boating, or hiking these sandwiches are sure to please. Using roasted turkey instead of deli meat takes these sandwiches up a notch! Turkey Submarine Sandwich with Red Pepper Pesto Turkey 1 (3-4 pound) bone … Continue reading

Chicken Tortilla Soup

There are many versions of chicken tortilla soup. Most of the ones we eat in the United States are Americanized. This soup is authentic and tastes like the soup we enjoyed in Mexico. The broth is red, clear and full … Continue reading

Bacon Cheddar Burgers

Sometimes Doc and I will cook a pound of bacon on the weekends and make these juicy Bacon Cheddar Burgers. We refrigerate any leftover bacon and use it later for bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwiches. Bacon Cheddar Burgers– makes 4 … Continue reading

Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches with Marinated Coleslaw

I’m always on the lookout for a new recipe for all you working moms whose kids are busy with after school activities and sports. Sometimes after a busy day, it is easier to eat at home than go out to … Continue reading

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Asian Marinade

This is a great make ahead recipe for traveling. If Doc and I are going to the mountains or beach, I put marinade and pork tenderloins in zip top gallon plastic bags then hold them on ice in a cooler. … Continue reading

Penne Rigate with Italian Sausage, Spinach and Cannellini Beans

Have you ever gone to a really fabulous Italian restaurant and tried to recreate their spaghetti sauce? For years I would come home and make sauces that just didn’t taste the same. I finally realized the type of canned tomatoes … Continue reading