Category: Dinner

Quick & Easy King Crab Tacos with Chipotle Sauce

Quick & Easy King Crab Tacos with Chipotle Sauce

The quickest and easiest way to use leftover Alaska King Crab meat that will have your friends & family drooling. Make your next “Taco Tuesday” the best ever. No Taco Shell Required These healthier “deconstructed tacos” don’t need to be in a shell. They are…

Shrimp & Nettle Pesto Pizza

Shrimp & Nettle Pesto Pizza

Shrimp & Nettle Pesto Pizza Shrimp and Pesto are a marriage made heaven. Whether it be on pizza, in pasta, with pastry or just the two together as an appetizer. This Shrimp & Nettle Pesto Pizza is no exception and is super easy. It takes…

Bangers & Mash with Onion Gravy and Fried Cabbage

Bangers & Mash with Onion Gravy and Fried Cabbage

As usual Pepé is not much help with our Bangers and Mash. He’s too busy banging pots and pan around. He thinks that’s why they call it Bangers and Mash. See below for how it this dish got its interesting name. Why do they call…

Lighter & Healthier Cauliflower Soup

Lighter & Healthier Cauliflower Soup

This Lighter & Healthier Cauliflower Soup is so easy, a little cheesy and now…low carb and gluten free! I’ve been making this Cauliflower Soup for over 25 years, but I used to add flour, potatoes and carrots. It’s not as cheesy as Pepé, but that’s…

Easy & Healthy Roasted Fall Veggies

Easy & Healthy Roasted Fall Veggies

Looking for a healthier side dish to serve with your thanksgiving turkey?  Let’s face it… Almost everything on the table is high in calories and fat or going to be covered in gravy. With all that heavy food, these are a nice, lighter addition to…

The Best Seafood & Chicken Gumbo

The Best Seafood & Chicken Gumbo

Should I call this Gumbo 6.0? I say this because I’ve changed my recipe at least six times. Maybe more. Many years ago (before this blog) friends kept asking for my gumbo recipe and I didn’t actually have one – it was something I just…

BLT Salad with Homemade Croûtons

BLT Salad with Homemade Croûtons

You know whats better than a BLT Sandwich?   A BLT Salad with these homemade croûtons. So, Pepé is wondering why I’m cutting the bread into small cubes. He said, “Are you planning on making a bunch of teeny tiny BLT sandwiches?” I said, “No,…

Chanterelle & Saffron Risotto with Seared Scallops

Chanterelle & Saffron Risotto with Seared Scallops

Chanterelles are a fabulous foraged food     We have foraged many fabulous foods from our forest for sure, but the chanterelles are probably our favorite. We didn’t even know what chanterelles were before we bought our house many years ago, but thank the heavens…


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