Southwest Chicken Tacos

Welcome to a New Year! Let’s hope that 2021 is a good one…I was going to make my Southwest Chicken Chopped Salad the other day and one of my sons wasn’t in the ‘salad’ mood so I turned it into a Taco Night… I love the flavor combination of the chipotle ranch sauce mixed with the barbecue sauce…¡oh Dios mío! Delicioso! Continue reading

Lomo Saltado

Lomo Saltado…I’m sure a lot of people don’t even know what that is…so let me tell you…It’s pure deliciousness on a plate! A combination of Peruvian & Chinese. I usually order this yummy meal when we visit our local Ecuadorian restaurant El Sitio in Collingswood, NJ. But this time I wanted to try my hand at making it at home…end result – Fabulous! Continue reading

Nancy & Mark’s Eggplant Parm

We recently had our very good friends’ Nancy & Mark’s Eggplant Parmesan and it was absolutely delicious…so I took a quick pic and finagled the recipe out of them…Nancy remarked “They’re the simplest ingredients!” and as you can see they are the simplest ingredients and by applying your own technique you can master this delicious dish. Use fresh eggplants and cut relatively thin but not so thin they fall apart during baking… Continue reading

Makhani Chicken

Okay…so I’m on an Indian spice food kick at the moment…I recently made up a recipe for an Indian-spiced Rice which I made again for this meal and I topped it with this sweet tomato-based creamy chicken entree. Makhani Chicken (murg makhani) or Butter chicken is a dish of chicken in a spiced tomato, butter and cream sauce. It originated in the Indian subcontinent…I created my own recipe and it was super delicious! Continue reading

Penne with Eggplant & Tomato Sauce

I am cooking a lot more vegetarian dishes than ever before…and loving it! With a growing family, we have so many different dietary requirements and desires. Don’t get me wrong, we still love grilling steaks and barbecuing chicken – but we are developing a new palate in our house. There are so many more flavors out there that we just never considered…like this delicious pasta that I made from the leftover Eggplant & Tomato Soup…so, so good… Continue reading