Category Archives: Signature Recipes

Grill-It-2-Skillet

  Want to grill something one night and make a quick skillet dinner with the extras the next?  That’s what I call Grill-It-2-Skillet cooking. These are some of my favorites:   Grilled Dinner Day 1           … Continue reading

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Greek Chicken with Red Peppers and Asparagus

This is a very flavorful way to make a healthy chicken and vegetable dish.  I made this for a work potluck many moons ago and a friend asked me for the recipe.  But, as usual, I had never written it … Continue reading

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Roasted Red Potatoes

The cooler days of fall are the perfect time to fire up that oven for some savory roasted red potatoes. Roasted Red Potatoes Wash red potatoes.  Cut in half.  Boil until just tender.  Drain.  Lay on baking sheet, cut side … Continue reading

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Chocolate Zucchini Cake

A super moist, mouth-watering chocolatey treat.  And, yes, another way to use that summer zucchini, decadently! Chocolate Zucchini Cake   1/2 c butter, softened 1-3/4 c sugar 1/4 c vegetable oil 2 eggs 1 t vanilla extract 2-1/2 c flour … Continue reading

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Easy One Pot Chicken and Vegetables with Couscous

How do you take plain chicken and vegetables and make them into something lively and delicious?  And how do you make it easy by making it in one stock pot?  Like this… CHICKEN and VEGETABLES with COUSCOUS 1 T olive … Continue reading

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No Cooking Required — Summer Salad Bar

Where I live, we’ve been having one of the hottest, driest summers on record.  When the weather is hot like this, I turn to ‘no cooking required’ meals.  A salad bar works well for my family.  I just set out a … Continue reading

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A New Spin on Chicken Wraps

Fresh from my Newly Created Recipes file is a terrific Chicken Wrap with Pesto Vinaigrette dish.  I use the term ‘recipe’ very loosely.  I rarely actually cook from a recipe.  So, if you cook like I do, with an ingredients … Continue reading

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Zucchini, Again?

Looking for a way to use seasonal zucchini and tomatoes?   Try this quick and easy meatless main dish.  It’s colorful, flavorful and a little bit creamy.  What’s not to like?    Fettuccine with Zucchini, Tomatoes and Basil 4 oz … Continue reading

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Greek Gyros at Home

Mediterranean food is a favorite of mine.  Gyros (Greek style sandwiches) are more difficult to find in restaurants than a hamburger.  So, I created my own recipe I can make at home. Gyros 12 oz sirloin steak, sliced in strips … Continue reading

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Got Tomatoes?

I wanted to create a salsa that was tangy, slightly sweet and versatile.  This one is part Mexican, part Mediterranean and tastes just the way I like it. Mexi-terranean Salsa Puree to desired consistency in small food processor. 1 c … Continue reading

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