Basil & Garlic Hummus

Easy Basil & Garlic Hummus.

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Shrimp & Pasta Salad

It’s summer here in the States and this salad would make a nice side for your next cook out. There are 2 keys to this dish, one is fresh herbs and the other the shrimp. I looked at the shrimp in the grocery and found “wild caught” US 41/50 shell on and used the poaching […]

Pork Sirloin Roast

I picked up this sirloin in the grocery on sale, it was a little over 3 lbs. for $5. I never have cooked one before so I researched and didn’t find much other than it’s very lean without a lot of flavor. Decided that it needed as much help as possible and it definitely needed […]

Stir Fry Cabbage

It’s almost spring here in the Southeastern US and we are starting to plant gardens. I’m looking forward to the fresh veggies including cabbage. Last year I was able to ferment Kraut and make Curtido that lasted until mid winter. If able I plan to double up on the stash. Tonight I was planning on […]

Pimento Cheese

Yes it’s worth the effort, easy to make and unlike store brands you know whats in it. Ingredients: 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese (freshly grated)  1/4 cup mayonnaise (prefer Dukes, Hellman’s is ok) 2 Tbsp pimento peppers (drained, chopped) 1/2 jalapeno pepper (finely grated) or substitute scallions 1/2 tsp salt 1/8 tsp cayenne (to taste) […]

Sausage and Cheese Quiche

This is a good brunch item, easy to make and takes about 1 hour total. Several items at the bottom of the ingredient list are optional. If you don’t have them no worries there are many things you can add or subtract to make it yours. The first seven ingredients are key. Ingredients: 1 pie […]

Toaster Oven Surprise

Growing up we had the “Easy Bake” toy ovens they really didn’t bake anything it was just a light bulb. Tonight I wanted to see if you can really cook a decent meal in a toaster oven. This was a one person meal because I have a very small toaster oven. I cooked it En […]