Chicken in Basil Cream

Chicken in Basil Cream

Basil is one of those herbs that with just one whiff, I'm transported to summer. Maybe that's what I was thinking when I looked out my window the other dismal morning and saw this... a frozen lake with absolutely no color - only various shades of gray caused by winter hanging onto its last thread. [...]

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African Adobo-Rubbed Tuna Steaks

African Adobo-Rubbed Tuna Steaks

Tired of the same ol' dish? Sometimes it seems we become so used to eating our favorite foods the way we've always had them, that we don't think to mix it up. There's also something soothing and satisfying from tasting the familiar. To know what we're going to get. It's comforting I guess. It also [...]

Chicken and Mushroom Marsala

We consume an awful lot of chicken at our house. I really don't like to eat red meat and since I'm the cooker, most times I get my way. It's not that I don't like it... or have anything against it per se, but all in all, for health reasons, I like to keep it to [...]

Crab Cakes with Remoulade Sauce

One of the advantages of having a recent college grad son living at home looking for a job, is that I have opportunities to make things that I normally wouldn't think to whip up on an average day. For instance... midweek Crab Cakes with Remoulade Sauce at two-o'clock in the afternoon. Really? Who does that? [...]