Corn Crab Chowder with Bacon

A delicious Corn Chowder loaded with crab and bacon is a satisfying and delicious meal especially when served with home made organic cornbread. I am slowly accepting the fact that the summer is almost over. The realization that the heat is not coming back came when we returned from our trip ....more

Spaghetti Alla Carbonara with Cauliflower and Peas

Hello friends. It’s been a while and I’ve missed you all. Kurt and I took a trip to Mexico while Briana spend a week at the Jersey shore with her grandmother ....more

Salmon Sandwich 2.0

Ingredientstwo salmon portionsarugula micro greens or any other greensstore bought tzatziki1 tbsp Vegenaise (or mayo)1 tbsp Sriracha saucecucumber slices1 tbsp caperspickled jalapeño slices1/4 red onion, thinly slicedwhole grain bunssalt and pepper to taste...more

Simply Succulent Simple Grilled Shrimp

INGREDIENTS2 lbs of shrimp, peeled and deveined2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil2 garlic cloves, minced2 sprigs lemon thyme1 tsp fresh parsley, chopped1 lemon cut into wedgeswood skewers2 aluminum foil squares stacked together, large enough for all the skewers.Instructions...more

Grilled Jerk Chicken over Chopped Salad with Mango

INGRIDIENTS for Grilled Jerk Chicken5 tbsp canola oiljuice of 1/2 lime5 Scotch bonnet peppers (or jalapeños), stemmed (seeded if you like less heat)3 garlic cloves1/4 red onion3 scallions, chopped2 sprigs thyme1 tsp groung ginger1 tbsp dark brown sugar1 tsp salt2 tbsp cider vinegar4 bone in chicken thighs...more

Kimchi Fried Rice with Egg

The Asian supermarket in our neck of the woods is filled with lots of fresh seafood, produce and intriguing international delicacies. I frequently visit the store to load up on spices and seafood. My usual purchase consists of 6 lbs of shrimp for a family shrimp boil that I prepare in the style of our favorite seafood restaurant in Washington DC ....more

Grilled Jerk Chicken Thighs over Chopped Salad with Mango

Our grill is definitely working overtime this summer. I’ve been grilling everything from vegetables to seafood. The only thing left to do is grill up dessert ....more

“Everything” Smoked Salmon Yogurt

Before Kurt moved to the NY/NJ area he had never heard about the everything bagel. Seriously?! I’m a New Yorker, I mean c’mon! ...more

Grilled Zucchini Ribbons with Pine Nuts and Charred Corn

Oh the dog days of summer, they leave me with desire to float in the pool all day long. I want to play and have fun instead I’m stuck in the office all day. Judging by how slow it has been lately it appears that the entire world is on vacation ....more

Simply Succulent Simple Grilled Shrimp

It’s not a surprise, I love shrimp. It’s my go to ingredient when I want dinner fast. It’s most likely my favorite item to cook with ....more