Archive for August, 2009

Burger Bonanza

Burger Bonanza

Where did the summer go?  I know, I know, most of us in the warm states will continue to have summer weather for a few more weeks but traditional summer as we know it ends with Labor Day weekend.  Away go the white shoes and handbags (yes ladies, I am a big believer in this!), […]

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Michael’s Favorite

Michael's Favorite

Today would have been Michael’s 51st birthday.  I learned of his love of fried chicken when Magic Johnson told his personal story of time spent with Michael at his memorial service.  Although there was not a dry eye in the house throughout the bulk of that service, I along with the other people there, enjoyed […]

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Rigatoni Carbonara

Rigatoni Carbonara

I sometimes wonder if there is a little Italian in me as I love their food so much.  I think I must be half Italian and half Japanese based on my favorite foods!  There are many ways to make pasta.  Some days I think if we ate a different pasta dish every day we could […]

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Cajun Roasted Chickpeas

Cajun Roasted Chickpeas

A very dear friend said to me over lunch “I love your twitter messages because everything always sounds so yum but I can’t eat most of it.”  He, like me, cannot eat a lot of the things most people consume every day.  He lives gluten free, dairy free and two other frees that I can’t […]

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Crispy Potato Cakes

Crispy Potato Cakes

I love the flavor of this small bite recipe.  As we continue our journey of delicious ‘small bites’, I am sharing this.  It’s simple, easy to create and impressive to guests when you serve.  For this recipe you will need wax paper and two small muffin pans. Ingredients: 3 fingerling potatoes, washed and thinly sliced […]

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Mini Open Face Chicken

Mini Open Face Chicken

More, more and more small bite food.  Are you enjoying these recipes as much as I am? I love those mini party loaves of rye and pumpernickel.  I want to make mini grilled cheese sandwiches every time I see them.  This recipe comes from a cooking pamphlet (you know those thin gatherings of recipes at […]

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Cucumbers Like You!

Cucumbers Like You!

Yes, I am still talking about the small dishes that I use to create a meal! I don’t know about your family but in mine, most people in mine are not big fans of cucumbers.  I never knew of an appreciation for cucumbers until I started nibbling away at the cucumber salad at my favorite […]

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