Jamón Fresco Asado con Romero (Roasted Fresh Ham with Rosemary)

This is a dish that can be prepared in the oven or on the grill.  In the summer, I like to do a lot of cooking on the grill.  Try to get the… Continue reading

Homemade Flavored Oils

By flavored oils, I mean for salad, bread dipping, or for cooking.  I make some with extra-virgin olive oil so you can just sprinkle it over your tossed salad and squeeze a little… Continue reading

Lentil Soup with Vegetables

This is a very inexpensive lentil soup to make to make in the crockpot with staple ingredients and water.  I make it with extra lentils which I drain and use in salad.  Or… Continue reading

Fish Poached in Creamy White Sauce

I am always looking for different ways to incorporate healthy fish into my diet so I don’t get bored. My husband loves fish in any shape or form, but I don’t like anything… Continue reading

Sauerbraten in the Crock Pot

When you were a child did your parents ever torture you with some horrible meal that they thought was so great and you absolutely hated?  Well one of those meals for me was… Continue reading

New England Style Baked Cod

My husband and I are this close to reaching and understanding, at least about our dinners, ha!  He used to want me to make all these complicated dinners that he saw on tv… Continue reading

It’s New Year’s Eve!

And time to reflect upon the year that is passing and our hope for the coming year.  It is also time to wonder about, well, how am I going to incorporate lucky food… Continue reading

Homemade Sazon Seasoning

This is like the dry seasoning that comes in the orange packets. This version has a lot more flavor and can stand alone as the seasoning

Chili Spiced Mashed Sweet Potatoes

My husband’s favorite meal is Thanksgiving. He’s from Colombia and they do not celebrate it there. I was my husband’s first.

Grilled Shrimp with Tamarind Sauce

A few months back I bought some cilantro paste.  I found it in a Latin market with the chile pastes.  They have a wide variety of chile pastes in various colors from red… Continue reading