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Garlic and Herb Greek Lamb Kebabs

Confession: I have cooked lamb a few times and then been totally unable to eat it.  Sometimes lamb is just way too… Lamb-y.  There are a couple of ways to tame the “gamey” flavor of lamb.  One is to buy only very lean cuts.  The other is to bring in some serious flavor that can […]

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Grilled Sardines with Preserved Lemon Gremolata

I’m excited to share another recipe with you from The Nourished Kitchen cookbook by Jenny McGruther!  This is one of the recipes in her beautiful book that really leaped out at me and made me instantly hungry.  I love just about all seafood, and in particular when it is blended with bright Mediterranean flavors.  So this […]

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“Spring to Life” Grilled Chicken

While we were in Tenerife, one of our greatest pleasures was cooking and eating fresh food that we bought locally, at the cottage on the hill we were able to rent.  I especially loved all of the citrus and fresh herbs that were available, along with summer crops like red peppers and eggplant!  Here is […]

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Chelo Kebabs and Cucumber Yogurt Salad

So, how are we all doing with winter?  Hanging in there?  Our winter has been pretty mild, but I am still getting that ache for brighter, longer days.  I self-medicate with flavors that come from sunny climes, making foods I associate with summertime.  Lately, it’s Chelo Kebab.  These are super-quick to make, freeze easily, are […]

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Comforting Suppers: Warming Coconut Chicken Curry

How’s the weather in your part of the world?  Here, it’s cold.  Yesterday we had our first snow– much earlier than it came last year.  We needed something to warm us up from the inside-out, so I made a favorite: Coconut Chicken Curry.  I’ll show you how I made it.  Keep in mind that you […]

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Cooking Seafood on the Beach– The Simple Way!

As I mentioned already, we went to the beach on Sunday!  The weather was absolutely gorgeous, and the sunshine, blue skies and sounds of the ocean revived our cold, tired spirits. I am rarely happier than when I’m near the sea.  I grew up going to the beach regularly, both in California and in the […]

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