Archive | Quick and Easy

These meals take 30 minutes or less to prepare and get on the table.

How to Make Preserved Meyer Lemons

Sometimes life gives you lemons, in my case- Meyer lemons. I’ve been SOOO smitten that the 2 meyer lemon trees I planted about a year ago have been producing a ton of fruit. When I can grown anything without killing it, I’m ecstatic- and even my neighbors, who used to own a nursery, were shocked […]

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Blue Cheese Crisps, plus, My Great Grandmother’s Cheese Crisp Recipe

Welcome to the newest contributor to my blog- my mom. She’s a great Southern cook and this recipe proves that. I associate Cheese crisps with Southern entertaining and throwing baby and wedding showers, but they’re also good for just anytime. What is different about this recipe is the blue cheese and the added rice krispies […]

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Grilled Pork Chops with Garlic and Ginger

This recipe is by contributing writer Jesse Black. Thanks for sharing your tasty recipes Jesse! There’s something about a perfectly cooked pork chop that’ll make you weak in the knees. Packed with flavor, receptive to a little char and complete with options (bone-in/boneless, thin cut/thick cut); there’s really no way you can go wrong with […]

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guava lime grilled scallops, himalayan salt planked scallops, grilling on a himalayan salt plank

Guava Lime Scallops Grilled on a Himalayan Salt Plank

I’ve had this salt plate for a while but it’s always in the back of my “grilling cabinet” so I often forget to use it. When I picked up some scallops for dinner, I knew they would be perfect to grill on the salt plank. The salt plank serves as a hot griddle that can […]

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Pulled Pork Bahn Mi, Vietnamese Bahn Mi Sandwich, Bahn Mi Sandwich

BBQ Pulled Pork Bahn Mi Sandwich

Everywhere I go these days, I see Bahn Mi sandwiches. I’ve seen them at the Miami Food Truck meetups, at the South Beach Wine and Food Fest BBQ event (Guy Fieri did a rendition) and at the newly opened Vietnamese restaurant down the street. My hubby even asked me to make one so I was […]

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grilled brussel sprouts, brussel sprouts with prosciutto

Sage Butter Brussel Sprouts with Prosciutto

I don’t know why brussel sprouts get a bad reputation. If you cook them the right way, they are delicious! This recipe is made in a cast iron skillet on the grill which infuses the sprouts with a nice smoky flavor. But, these can easily be made on the stove top for those non-grillers out […]

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