Asian Ahi Tuna & Veggie Skewers

Asian Ahi Tuna & Veggie Skewers 1
When my Hubby and I have date night, we often go to places where we can order a good appetizer and a drink. Well, we went out this week and ordered one of our favorites only to find out they were out of tuna. That wasn’t going to stop me from wanting it, so the next day I decided to recreate this dish at home and made it for our lunch. My excellent Hubby said mine was better than the one at the restaurant…Oops! I hope he still takes me out for it, I like dressing up!
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Honey-Lemon Glazed Chicken, Rice Pilaf & Green Beans with Sautéed Shallots

Honey-Lemon Glazed Chicken, Rice Pilaf & Green Beans with Sautéed Shallots

It was a perfect day to fire up the grill for the first time this spring! Our local supermarket had a great sale on chicken breasts and legs so I stocked up! Some went right into the freezer but these were perfect for this recipe. Marinading them while the grill was getting hot and then basting them during the last ten minutes added a boost of flavor! The rice pilaf and string beans can be prepared while the chicken is grilling. Since the chicken is on the bone it takes about 45-60 minutes to grill so enjoy the time with a glass of red wine! Now let’s get cooking!   Continue reading