Jet Tila 101 Asian Dishes

Jet Tila 101 Asian Dishes

Hi friends! This food blogging journey has provided opportunities I never thought would be possible. One of the biggest blessings has been attending media events at Melissa's Produce. I've met many of my culinary heroes there. Most recently, this includes Chef Jet Tila, who was promoting his first cookbook "101…

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Summer Dinner Salads!

Summer Dinner Salads!

Hi friends! Oh my goodness! What is with this weather we've been having? Scorching hot one minute, then cold rain the next! Mother Nature must be going through menopause. Seriously! It's ok. I've reach the stage in life where I can totally relate. When Summer does finally arrive, I'll be…

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Tangerine Hatch Chile Asian-Glazed Shrimp

Tangerine Hatch Chile Asian-Glazed Shrimp

Disclaimer: Melissa’s Produce supplied the Hatch Chiles and Tangerine Hatch Chile Not Ketchup Dipping Sauce for the recipe in this post. I was not compensated in any other way, and all opinions expressed are my own. My brain says it's summer, yet the TV commercials and children who live in…

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Spicy Mussels with Wine and Chorizo

Spicy Mussels With Wine And Chorizo

My husband and I are celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary this month and as self-proclaimed food-lovers, we decided to make ourselves a simple, but elegant dinner to enjoy together at home. These Spicy Mussels with Wine and Chorizo were perfect for our dinner and didn't require a lot of time…

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Dear North,

Dear North,

Back in March, I attended Expo West and was fortunate enough to meet some great companies, with fabulous new products.  One of the newer products that stood out to my seafood-loving-heart, was Dear North, Dear North is a company whose owners are Alaska Natives with roots in Glacier Bay.  They…

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Pesto, Shrimp and Zoodles! Oh My! #SundaySupper

Pesto, Shrimp And Zoodles! Oh My! #SundaySupper

This is my favorite season of the year! The flowers are blooming, bees are buzzing and I have tomato plants happily growing in my garden! It's a beautiful thing! Do you know what else I love about Spring? We start eating lighter. Don't get me wrong. I love comfort food.…

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Salmon Burgers and a Not Ketchup giveaway!

Salmon Burgers And A Not Ketchup Giveaway!

Can you believe we're almost in the middle of July? And as you may know, July is National burger month! Two years ago, my husband and I spent the summer going to one new burger place a week, trying to find our favorite local burger joint. That was a delicious…

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Seared Scallops with Chives and Lemon Butter Orzo!

Seared Scallops With Chives And Lemon Butter Orzo!

We've been focused on eating better. After my recent hospital stay, it's even more important to eat well and take care of myself. We're adding healthy options to our regular repertoire of meals and trying to stay away from red meat! I say "trying" because I will never be able…

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Fabulous Fish Tacos!

Fabulous Fish Tacos!

If you make one thing from my blog, it needs to be these Fish Tacos! Once you try them, you'll never make Fish Tacos another way. As you know, I'm a big fan of Guy Fieri. On vacation last year, we ate at his restaurant - Johnny Garlic's. At Johnny…

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