Category: Dinner

Salmon Cakes

My regular stock of canned goods in the pantry always includes a couple cans of salmon. This is a recipe that my mother would make when I was growing up. It is so easy and delicious that I now make it for my family.… Continue Reading “Salmon Cakes”

Spinach and Tofu Curry with Peanut Sauce

I read a recipe recently, for a spinach and tofu dish with a peanut sauce. I love anything with peanut butter and I cook with tofu a lot, so I thought I might try it. Last night I got out my tofu, peanut butter… Continue Reading “Spinach and Tofu Curry with Peanut Sauce”

Mushroom Risotto

Who doesn’t love a risotto? Don’t be intimidated by its fancy name or by the fact that you need to stir this dish a lot while cooking. It’s just rice, its not hard!! Rice is a starchy food, the shorter the grain of rice,… Continue Reading “Mushroom Risotto”

Vegetarian Chili

I signed up earlier in the week to bring a soup into Church Friday night for a soup pot luck. Thursday night I realized I had forgot all about it and had nothing planned to cook. When I searched the kitchen for on hand… Continue Reading “Vegetarian Chili”

Po’ Gardener and Po’ Boy Sandwiches

I bought way too much shrimp this week, so I needed another recipe to use them up quickly. What came to mind? Po’ Boy sandwiches! YUM! For those that don’t eat seafood try making a Po’ Gardener, instead of shrimp, fry up some zucchini… Continue Reading “Po’ Gardener and Po’ Boy Sandwiches”

Spring Rolls

Almost every year for Lent I give up eating meat until Easter. By the time Easter comes around I don’t miss meat at all! I love to cook vegetarian. I make dinners at least 2-3 nights a week with no meat and they are… Continue Reading “Spring Rolls”

Red, White and Blue Pasta

Alright, so obviously 4th of July this week and everything is red white and blue. Lets eat it too! The whole month of June, I have been on vacation in Vero Beach Florida with my family. It has been great! Waking up each day,… Continue Reading “Red, White and Blue Pasta”

Baked Chili Rellenos

One of my favorite dishes to order at Mexican restaurants is Chili Rellenos. Those yummy cheese filled chilies deep fried to perfection, mmmmm…. So good! One reason for always ordering them out is because it is a recipe that seems like it would involve… Continue Reading “Baked Chili Rellenos”

Champion Chili

My mother has always made really good chili. Everyone in the family loves it so much, that for the past 10 years or so my mom has made her huge pot of chili for Christmas dinner. Instead of a big sit down dinner, everyone… Continue Reading “Champion Chili”


Moussaka is one of my favorite greek dishes! I love the combination of warm cinnamon in the tomato sauce and the almost custard like creamy sauce on top. It is a savory dinner with a hint of sweet that makes it super yummy! If… Continue Reading “Moussaka”