Boneless pork loin chops are like the top round steaks of the pig. They are quite lean and can sometimes be a little tough. A little pounding with my favorite meat mallet makes them tender. It’s the quick pan sauce that is really the icing on the cake, and easy […]
The spiralizer is a popular kitchen tool these days, and this gorgeous colorful salad makes good use of it. The homemade dressing boasts tangy citrus flavors with a hint of sweetness. This is a delight for those on paleo and vegetarian diets, yet will appeal to all palates. Instructions are […]
So, you thought your new spiralizer was just for vegetables? Not so! Check out these fruit tarts made with spiralized apples nestled in a date and walnut crust. There is no baking involved, so no hot kitchen. They are great for paleo diets and a sweet treat for vegetarians, yet […]
Turkey legs are fairly inexpensive these days, compared to other meats and poultry. I’ve always been a fan of the dark side of poultry. It’s not only richer in flavor, but also more moist. This was one of those scrounge around in the pantry and see what happens experiments, and […]
Take a walk on the gourmet side with this tantalizingly different rice pilaf. It’s slightly spicy, crunchy from pecans, and gets a touch of sweetness from dried cherries. It’s a savory and sweet match made in heaven. Wild rice is used, but feel free to substitute your favorite rice. It […]
Trying to make gluten-free baked goods can be a trying experience at times. If you’re on a restricted diet, you miss the texture of traditional baked goods made with flour. This banana bread will surprise you with both its great flavor and texture, and it couldn’t be easier to make.
I love peaches, and this peach almond pound cake lets their flavor really shine. If fresh peaches are not in season, frozen peaches are readily available in most markets. This recipe may be simple, but it is long on flavor and impressive enough for the finest guest.
The crockpot is usually used for slow-cooking savory foods. You might be surprised that it also works for baking and desserts. Take a look at this irresistible raspberry chocolate chip bread, and I’m sure you’ll be looking at your crockpot in an entirely new light.