Steak and Green Bean Stir Fry

This was inspired by a Cooking Light recipe, but in the end, was very little like its original. Miss F was obsessed with the steak. Even though she insisted that it wasn't steak, it was beef ....more

Poblano Shrimp Pasta

Poblano Shrimp Pasta1 pound pasta, I used thin spaghetti3 tablespoons butter1 pound medium shrimp, deveined, shelled and tails removed1 small poblano pepper, seeded and finely chopped1 small onion, chopped4 cloves garlic, minced3 tablespoons flour1 cup chicken broth1 cup creamPrepare the pasta per package instructions, drain and set aside.Melt the butter in a large skillet. Add the shrimp, poblano, and onion. Saute for 5 to 8 minutes, until the shrimp are cooked through ....more

Apple Pie

I have been on the quest for the perfect apple pie recipe for the longest time. I love Martha Stewart's crust recipe, but I have never been thrilled with any of the pie fillings I have tried....more

Tomatillo Chicken Enchiladas

I have been obsessed with tomatillo salsa lately. I always seem to have a jar lurking in our fridge. I took my usual white chicken enchilada recipe and adapted it to include the leftover tomatillo salsa I had ....more

Baked Sour Cream Chocolate Doughnuts

I love baking doughnuts. It really doesn't take too terribly long, especially if I use my mini-doughnut pans....more

Crockpot Rosemary Chicken with Butternut Squash

I like to have butternut squash at least once a week in the fall. It is one of my most favorite vegetables and even though it is still in the 80s here, it still makes it feel a bit more like autumn....more

Garlic Fat Bread

So one of the best foods in life is fat bread. I can usually try and force it to go with whatever dinner I am serving, but sometimes, you have to have plain garlic bread. And when you want garlic bread, why not invent garlic fat bread?...more

Guinness Beer Bread

I was making Crockpot Guinness Beef Stew and had a fair amount of beer leftover. I figured it wouldn't be the best idea to down the rest of the beer at 8 in the morning, so I decided to bake bread with it....more

Crockpot TexMex Chicken Stew

One of Miss F;s most favorite meals is crockpot chicken enchilada soup. She requests it nearly weekly....more

Baked Steelhead Trout

Miss F first had trout at a restaurant on the Wolfgangsee in Austria. She also had a char that she loved even more....more