Roasted Tomato Jam

Tomato Jam Roasted with Spices and GarlicWe are one week into October; and we have not yet had a killing frost. Since it is a rainy weekend, and there is an abundance of tomatoes, I decided to make tomato jam.I have not made tomato jam before; but since I like chutneys I thought a zesty jam would be great....more


Preparation time: 10 MinsServings: 2 PeopleHere is our today’s recipe for Shrimps Cooked with Garlic.Shrimps Cooked with GarlicIngredients for Shrimps Cooked with Garlic:...more

The Recipe Exchange

Rainy Days Are Soup Days!With the first rain of the season here in the Los Angeles area, my mind is wandering through all the yummy soup recipes my little gray cells have stored up over the years - and I'm getting hungry! As I walk through my neighborhood, tantalizing aromas are wafting over the damp breeze, and it's easy to imagine that some of those delicious smells are coming from nice, full pots of savory soups....ahhhh.  Soup, simple and nourishing, warms the heart as well as the tummy....more

Easy Breakfast Casserole

 Seriously, it took me longer to preheat my oven than it did for me to prepare this easy breakfas...more

Croque Monsieur With a Twist!

Croque Monsieur with Brie and Black Forest Ham ...more

Chicken Gyros with Homemade Pita Bread

Chicken Gyros with Homemade Pita BreadRecipe from: The TableI used to live down the street from one of those authentic, hole-in-the-wall Greek restaurants with the best gyros around. I’ll admit that I often visited the restaurant multiple times during the week (and then complained about eating too much). Although my chicken gyros can’t compare to the ones with meat cooked slowly on a vertical spit, I must say that these are still pretty good....more

Hearty Chicken Chili

Hearty Chicken ChiliThis is a zesty white version of the classic red chili; it's delicious, comforting and hearty. I really wish you would make this chili because it will make you feel warm and happy.  ...more

German Rouladen

German Rouladen An impressive German classic; steak stuffed with a zesty mixture of mustard, bacon, onions and pickles, slowly simmered in a flavorful gravy. If that doesn’t make your mouth water I don’t know what will! ...more

Butternut Squash Shells and Cheese

Butternut Squash Shells and CheeseA silky creamy sauce cradled in pasta shells and topped with a buttery crunch; this is comfort food with a sophisticated twist. ...more

Steak and Bean Chili

This is one of those recipes that I would call “man approved”.  Steak and Bean Chili is hearty and a little bit spicy, but still pretty healthy. ...more