Month: March 2011

Shrimp & Sausage Skewers with Slaw & Black Bean Rice

I ran across a picture of sausage cuddled up with shrimp on skewers in a magazine last summer. I tore the picture out because it was so intriguing to me and neglected to remove the recipe. They were covered in a rich, dark, barbecue…

Hellloooo…Breakfast

This morning I was meandering through a fellow blogger’s food blog and ran across a delicious looking smoothie. Made me realize I haven’t had a smoothie in a really long time. It seems like we’ve had the longest, rainiest, cloudiest, winter ever…which makes me…

Italian Pasta Bake

I had a rather stressful and somewhat traumatizing trip to Pier 1 yesterday afternoon. I was in a rush and ran in for chopsticks, which they didn’t end up having, for the noodle soup I was cooking for dinner. Not surprisingly, I ended up…

Triple Chocolate Cherry Brownie Bites

These brownies are sinfully rich. They are incredibly decadent, moist, and have enough chocolate to satisfy even the most serious chocolate lovers. I’ve tried several gluten-free brownie mixes and so far Namaste has the best mix. Even if you don’t add things like I…

Chicken & Shrimp Noodle Soup

Three or four times a year I like to sit down and look through all of my cookbooks and recipes that I’ve pulled out of magazines. Like a lot of people, I sometimes get stuck rotating the same recipes over and over again. Last…

Mediterranean Salad

It seems like it’s been a really long winter around these parts. Last summer went by much too quickly and wasn’t as warm as usual. Then fall and winter hit and now we’re into March with rain and still having some pretty chilly days….

Chokecherry & Raspberry Thumbprints

Sometimes I crave a light and fruity cookie that doesn’t have chocolate. Don’t get me wrong, I love chocolate, but there are times when I want a cookie that goes well with tea and this cookie fits the bill nicely. Delicately crisp on the…