Taverna Greek Salad

We have a wonderful Greek restaurant in our area that serves truly delicious food…Estia Taverna in Marlton is a restaurant I would highly recommend to anyone who asked…they have a Greek Salad on the menu that is made of the simplest ingredients…ripe tomatoes, sliced green peppers & cucumbers, thinly sliced red onions, marinated green & black olives and fresh feta…all combined in a simple vinaigrette…boy does it pack a powerful flavor punch…Summer is the perfect time to pick up these same ingredients at your local farmer’s market and make it fresh in your own kitchen…here’s how… Continue reading

Swordfish & Pepper Kabobs

We recently purchased a small charcoal grill to test the difference between gas and charcoal. I’m really impressed with the flavor impact a charcoal grill makes on food…especially when using a hardwood charcoal such as Cowboy brand (can be found at Lowes). I also bought Weber’s New Real Grilling Cookbook – and have made a few of the recipes. They’ve turned out so well (even with a little tweaking) that I would highly recommend this cookbook for anyone who loves to grill! On today’s menu are Swordfish & Pepper Kabobs…these flavorful bites are marinated in a creamy Dijon concoction and skewered with hearty red and green peppers then grilled for a quick and very healthy meal… Continue reading

Moroccan-Spiced Pork

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m a huge fan of Mediterranean cuisine. They love mixing sweet with savory and by combining these flavors you get something really unique…on today’s menu is a pork dish inspired by the flavors of Morocco. Pork is not the usual meat in Morocco…lamb, beef, chicken and fish are very popular there but I’ve spiced up some pork instead! Come along with me to MoroccoContinue reading

The Liberty Burger

I’ve had my eye on this ‘Liberty’ Burger for quite a while…I first saw it on our local Smashburger menu a few years ago. I don’t think it’s there anymore; but I came across some notes about it recently and decided that this would be the perfect burger to make to help celebrate our ‘Liberty’ – you know, Independence Day and all that! So here’s my take on it… Continue reading