Greek Style Homemade Pizza

Greek Style Pizza

Pizza… is there any food you love more?  I hope not!  If you’re gonna tell me that you love hamburgers or <gasp> sushi more than you love pizza, this may not be the blog for you.  Ok, so maybe Buffalo Wings or a big plate of chili cheese fries might get close to my love… 

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Crab Cakes Louie

Crab Cakes Louie

Wow, it’s Fast Fun Friday already!  I have a great recipe for today that’s mostly Fast and definitely Fun!  It’s Crab Cakes Louie!  Uh huh, you’ve never heard of it, right?  But maybe you’ve heard of a Crab Louie Salad?  It’s a riff on that!  And here’s why…  ok, I’ll tell why in a second…… 

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Dad's Herbed Pork Roast with Root Vegetable Sauce

Herbed Pork Roast with Root Vegetable Sauce

It’s TBT and I’ve been feeling really nostalgic lately.  Fall is my favorite season… the scent of fallen leaves and the way the color of the sunlight is changing… becoming flatter and less yellow, more silver… during the days.  It takes me back to my teen years.  There were some truly wonderful days that to… 

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Walking, Wading and fishing for Idaho salmon

Sweet Walk with the Kokanee Salmon

Have you ever eaten a kokanee salmon? Some will say yes. But have you ever walked with kokanne salmon? Well dang it, that’s exactly what I did on last Thursday in the South Fork of the Boise River of Idaho. Not only did I walk with the salmon, I caught them and then cleaned and… 

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Chocoalte Covered Cherries - with Stems

Chocolate Covered Cherries – with Stems

What makes a gray, rainy day in Idaho better, brighter and happier?  Yup yup, Tuesday Treats!  This time of year I start getting special treats prepared for Thanksgiving and Christmas.  Things like fruitcake, homemade cranberry relish, hot pepper jelly, and… drum roll please… my chocolate covered cherries that need to age for at least a… 

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Frito Pie with Fixin's

Frito Pie

Well good golly, it’s MAN-ic Monday already – where did my weekend go?  The weather out here in Idaho is definitely perfect football weather, so I’ve been whipping up football food for my man on Sunday’s and then chilling in front of the tv all afternoon.  I wanted to post this recipe for Frito Pie… 

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Chicken Enchiladas Verde

Chicken Enchiladas Verde

Ok, you caught me… Chicken Enchiladas Verde isn’t exactly a Fast Friday type meal.  But hey, the category also says Fun, and this recipe definitely IS fun!  Besides, you can always make it the night before and place it in the fridge uncooked, then bake it on Fast Fun Friday when you get home from… 

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Spaetzle with Sauce

Homemade Spaetzle – So Dang Easy!

Homemade Spaetzle is a such a simple, humble German side dish that I almost didn’t post my super easy recipe… I mean really, Spaetzle for a Throw Back Thursday dish?  Really?  Well yeah, really!  After tossing it around in my head I decided that spaetzle really does deserve a place in my TBT line up. … 

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Mediterranean Style Chicken Breasts

Mediterranean Style Chicken Breasts

I know it’s Whatever Wednesdays and I know that I usually don’t do “fancy” stuff on my official day off, but today I just have to share this recipe no matter what day it is.  The best part of making this dish?  It only takes 30 minutes from fridge to table!  The next best part… 

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Mini Flourless Chocolate Cakes

Mini Flourless Chocolate Cakes

This week I decided to make one of Tim’s favorite Tuesday Treats…  just cuz I love him lots!  These are Mini Flourless Chocolate Cakes with a chocolate glaze.    Tim loves chocolate!  Tim can’t eat a lot of chocolate!  Tim can’t eat too much sugar!  Tim will eat an entire cake if it’s in plain… 

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Extra Crispy and Juicy Chicken Wings

Crispy and Juicy Chicken Wings

Wow, is it MAN-ic Monday already?  Where did the weekend go?  I don’t know about your neck of the woods, but here in the high plains desert of Idaho, it’s football season!  Oh, and the weather is already down to the low 70’s during the day, which makes it perfect weather for lots of cooking… 

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