Peach and Ginger Spare Ribs

Recipes posted a year ago: Avocado Curry Chicken Salad Grilled Winter Squash Chile Verde This is one of my favorites for late summer and early fall when local peaches are in season.  There is a bit of prep involved, but the results are definitely worth it.  So let's get started. Gather Up: 4 lbs baby … Continue reading Peach and Ginger Spare Ribs

Greens with Garlic and Olive Oil

Recipes posted a year ago: Cauliflower Rice Pesto Baked Salmon Chocolate Hazelnut Cupcakes Here is a quick and easy side dish.  I used beet greens here, but any greens would do such as turnip greens, collard greens, or mustard greens. Note that I put a lot of pictures in the post for how easy this recipe … Continue reading Greens with Garlic and Olive Oil

Pork Chops with Grilled Plums and Sweet Onions

Recipes posted a year ago: Mulled Apple Pudding Asian Spiced Pork Chops Burger-Stuffed Squash This recipe for grilled chops and plums I got from Sunset Magazine and modified it somewhat.  It called for brown sugar which truly I feel is not necessary.  The plums and sweet onions add plenty of sweetness. Gather Up: 4 to … Continue reading Pork Chops with Grilled Plums and Sweet Onions

Shepherd’s Pie

Recipes posted one year ago: Jerk Chicken Skewers Creamy Carrot and Sweet Onion Soup Meatloaf Here is a great "comfort food" recipe.  I have never actually made a Shepherd's Pie before and was giving myself a big pat on the back as it turned out incredible and even got a huge thumbs up from the … Continue reading Shepherd’s Pie


Recipes posted a year ago: Berry (or Cherry) Crisp Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Turkey Breast Roasted Fennel Summer Squash I have three tiny apple trees in my yard.  They are too small yet to produce fruit.  Maybe I would have gotten a few apples this year if the deer hadn't taken a few (understatement) nibbles?  I don't know.  … Continue reading Applesauce

Apples with Coconut Butter and Almonds

Recipes one year ago: Almond Pancakes Chili Salmon Patties Have you ever tried coconut butter? It is so incredibly tasty that I thought about just posting a recipe that calls for one jar of coconut butter and a spoon, take a bite, repeat. 🙂  But, since I feel like I have to actually eat it … Continue reading Apples with Coconut Butter and Almonds

Za’atar Grilled Pork Loin

The flavors of lemon, sesame, thyme, and paprika can all be found individually in different recipes for lighter meats and fish.  Here, we'll use them together in a Middle Eastern blend known as za'atar to create a fast and easy wet rub for grilled pork loin. Gather Up: 4 pork loin chops, about 8 oz each … Continue reading Za’atar Grilled Pork Loin