Category Archives: Main dish

Organic Eating: How to Get Started

Eating organic food isn’t just a trendy dieting fad.  Many people like to buy organic so that they can cut down on pesticides used in food production, and sometimes GMOs (genetically modified organisms) as well.  If you’re interested in trying … Continue reading

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Patty Pan Squash with Sausage and Pasta

Summer is over, but if you’re lucky enough to still have some patty pan squash, here is a hearty recipe that is simply delicious!

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Nor’wester Grilled Cheese and Mushroom Sandwich

We have so many amazing foods here the Pacific Northwest, I thought it would be fun to create a grilled cheese sandwich from some of the local ingredients.

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Grilled Ahi Tuna Salad with Easy Low Fat Dressing

Ahi tuna is one of my favorites – hot, cold, as poke.  Here is a great way to use it as a main dish salad.  I took it for lunch at my desk and totally enjoyed it!

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Grilled Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

Shrimp – the perfect package for an appetizer.  Wrap it in bacon and grill it and you’ve got a real hit on your hands.  The grill adds smokiness to the sweet flavor of the shrimp and the salty crunch of … Continue reading

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Cornbread Waffles and Chili

We were looking for something different for breakfast.  I had made a pot of chili but another chili omelet just seemed boring.   My husband asked, what’s wrong with just chili and cornbread for breakfast?  And then it dawned on … Continue reading

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Lemon Garlic Pasta and Swordfish

I found some swordfish at the market and I love fish.  Here is a quick and easy dish you can make any night that includes this delicious fish and pasta.  Just add a side salad, maybe some garlic toast, and … Continue reading

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Getting Started With Simple, Healthy and Delicious BBQ Recipes

 This post has been contributed.   All opinions are mine alone  You might not be a master of the grill yet, but after reading through this article you’ll have plenty of information and knowledge that will help you fall in … Continue reading

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Every Great Chef Takes Advantage Of The Following Attitudes

This post has been contributed –  All opinions are mine alone  It’s likely that if you follow this blog, you are interested in cooking, and not only cooking, but cooking well.  If this sounds like you, then you have more … Continue reading

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Summer Eats That Are BBQ Musts

This post has been contributed –  All opinions are mine alone  There’s nothing better than eating outdoors in the open air.  Summer is al fresco.  Enjoying seasonal foods, fine wines and cool, homemade drinks is the spirit of the summer … Continue reading

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