BLT Galettes with Basil Mayo

The last of my ginormous tomatoes were perfect for my BLT Galettes with Basil Mayo. As gardens go this year was a challenge. First, it was cool and rainy. Then it was hot and dry. Not a good scenario for gardening. All and all our garden was a minor success.One thing that grew amazingly well after the cool, wet start was our tomatoes. I kid you not they were the size of baseballs. Of course, they were all ready at once.

BLT Galette

Some went in the freezer, some went to the neighbors, and some went into BLT Galettes with Basil Mayo.

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Orange Chicken Orzo Salad

Once again Mother Nature was at it here in the mid-west! It snowed on Saturday!!!!!! And I mean enough for the weather service to issue a Winter Storm Warning!!! I will not be dissuaded from making Spring salads. Orange Chicken Orzo Salad was born on a snowy April day!

Orange Chicken Orzo Salad

All of this cruddy weather has made it hard to get in the Springtime mode. Anything too complicated is just too complicated!! This salad is crazy easy.

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Pacific Rim Chicken Meatballs

In the spirit of the upcoming Super Bowl, I present to you… Pacific Rim Chicken Meatballs. A new recipe has been a long time coming, and this one is worth the wait.

Pacific Rim Chicken Meatballs

It seems like forever since I have been in my kitchen or behind my camera. Let’s say that the Holiday season was not so jolly at our house. Sinus infection, stomach flu (Christmas Day), abscessed tooth, root canal. UGH!!

But, it’s a New Year, and I’m back to doing what I love, creating recipes and photos for the blog. While I was recovering from all that ailed me, I was able to do some research. It seems that 2019 will be the year for Pacific Rim food. Researching trends is a part of keeping things fresh in my world. Continue reading “Pacific Rim Chicken Meatballs”