Lemony Pasta with Shrimp and Fried Capers

A white bowl with lemony pasta tossed with shrimp and topped with fried capers

Like lemon? Then this recipe for Lemony Pasta with Shrimp and Fried capers is for you. It's a perfect combination of a light lemony sauce tossed with pasta and small shrimp. The fried capers add a textural element and a slight tang.

Quick Fresh Cranberry Orange Sauce

Close-up of bowl of easy Fresh Cranberry Orange Sauce

There are many fine cranberry sauces out there, but I think the balanced sweet/tart flavors of my Quick Fresh Cranberry Orange Sauce makes it the best for your holiday meal, or any day meal.

Fresh Green Tomato Salsa

fresh green tomato salsa

"This bright fresh green tomato salsa is perfect served with chips, on tacos, tostadas, grilled fish, chicken, shrimp...well, you name it, this salsa is a great enhancement. You need to use un-ripe green tomatoes in this salsa. If you can't find un-ripe tomatoes, use tomatillos in their place"

Easy Curried Potatoes and Green Beans

easy curried potatoes and green beans

Easy Curried Potatoes and Green Beans is a super simple recipe combines waxy potatoes with green beans in a light curry sauce to create a quick, yet delicious side dish.

Quick Spicy Thai Style Eggplant

Quick Spicy Thai Style Eggplant

This recipe for Quick Spicy Thai Style Eggplant combines fresh, firm Japanese eggplant with a spicy Thai style sauce to create a delicious hot side or cold salad.

Coffee-Rubbed Cheeseburgers with Texas BBQ Sauce

coffee-rubbed cheeseburgers with Texas BBQ sauce

I modified this recipe for Coffee-Rubbed Cheeseburgers with Texas BBQ Sauce from one of the many cooking magazines I get. The coffee rub really gives the burger an interesting flavor, the Texas BBQ sauce is um doggies good, the rest of the ingredients are a no-brainer.

Texas Style Ranch Beans

Texas Style Ranch Beans

This recipe for Texas Style Ranch Beans makes a great main, or side dish. The recipe is very versatile, easy to prepare, has cooking methods galore, and is delicious. Perfect for your next cook-out.

Roasted Beet Crostini with Goat Cheese and Pistachio

roasted-beet-crostini-goat-cheese

This recipe for Roasted Beet Crostini with Goat Cheese and Pistachio (and optional but delightful Blood Orange Extra Virgin Olive Oil drizzle) is a lovely layered bite combining earthy beet puree,  tangy goat cheese, and buttery pistachio nuts. The Blood Orange Extra Virgin Olive oil adds a bright, citrus to the mix. Impressive and delicious

Instant Pot Country Captain Chicken

Instant Pot Country Captain Chicken

This recipe for Instant Pot Country Captain Chicken is a cinch to make in your instant pot or slow-cooker. Set it and forget it while all the lovely Indian flavors cook and mingle creating a delicious low-fat meal