Restaurant Style Pico de Gallo

If you are new to my blog, there was a time when I worked as a waitress at a local Tex-Mex restaurant. This particular restaurant had the philosophy that regardless of your hired position, it was important for you to be trained in all of the areas of the restaurant. You know, so you could … Continue reading Restaurant Style Pico de Gallo

15 Minute Chili Sauce

I'm going to be completely honest with you here. When I was young, I did not like this 15 minute chili sauce. I'm not even sure why. If you read my last post, you know that I was very excited to help my Mom make this, the hotdog relish - which I lovelovelove - and … Continue reading 15 Minute Chili Sauce

Easy Basil Pesto

There is something about cooking with simple, flavourful ingredients that makes any dish taste so good! I loved making my own pesto for that very reason. You can buy pesto in pretty much any grocery store out there but why would you since it is such an easy recipe? Especially if you grow your own … Continue reading Easy Basil Pesto

Easy Tex-Mex Taco Dip

You are going to thank me for this dip! You really are, I swear. I would make this easy dip every time we were celebrating something. The grass growing in the Spring counts, right? lol I have a little secret about this dip. I could, literally, eat this dip with a spoon because it's THAT … Continue reading Easy Tex-Mex Taco Dip

Deep Fried Zucchini Sticks

There is something about deep-frying any food that makes it almost orgasmic and definitely forbidden...at least according to your bikini! The forbidden part at least. Well to that I say, "Faak that!". We all need more - ummmm...Oh Yes moments! Enter deep-fried zucchini sticks! Can I get a big Oh yes from everyone?! I used … Continue reading Deep Fried Zucchini Sticks

Pork Souvlaki And Home-Made Tzatziki

One of my favourite types of food was Mediterranean food. I could have happily lived solely on it. Well, okay maybe that's not true because I loved eating a great number of styles of food but I could have eaten a whole lot more! Except octopus! I draw the line on my beloved Mediterranean food … Continue reading Pork Souvlaki And Home-Made Tzatziki

A Simple Sauce For Stir-Fries

This simple sauce I used a great deal when I was a vegetarian. I would either use fresh vegetables or use a bag of frozen mixed vegetables. It was such a simple meal which is why I don't know why I stopped using it when I started eating meat again. For whatever reason, I did … Continue reading A Simple Sauce For Stir-Fries

Balsamic Honey Pork Tenderloin

Summer is coming and that means...Grilling Season Has Begun! Woo-hoo! I love this time of year. The flowers are coming up, the trees are flowering making the air smell sweet and the days are getting longer. I would spend my weekends turning the soil in my gardens and planting my herbs, veggies and annual flowers. … Continue reading Balsamic Honey Pork Tenderloin