Sea Bass with Pesto and Tomato Relish

Pesto Sea Bass with Tomato Relish

Lean, sweet and flaky pan seared Sea Bass topped with a smear of pesto and a heaping scoop of tomato relish. Placed in a bowl of a light tomato sauce broth we enjoyed a perfect Summer meal. You'll find the recipe for this dish below, but first let's drink a crisp Summer white wine. A couple of weeks ago we took a little road trip through the Rocky Mountains, passing ski slopes and following raging mountain rivers to the grandeur of our Western Slope. Monuments, mesas, wild horses and wineries kept us busy with sight seeing and wine tasting for a few days. Just look at this Colorado

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Sauteed Swordfish Steak

Pan Seared Swordfish with Black Garlic Butter Sauce

Simple and elegant dinner. Pan seared sword fish with black garlic butter. And how I learned to cook fish better at this Sur la Table cooking class.

Strawberry Parfait

Tapioca Cream Strawberry Parfait, Blogger’s Clue

Fresh strawberries mixed with cherry kirsch and tapioca cream pudding make for a beautiful and easy parfait dessert.

Buttermilk fried chicken sandwich

Buttermilk Fried Chicken Sandwich with Jalapeño Slaw

What’s your favorite quick fix sandwich? Me, I take a slice of white sandwich bread, slather it with a good smear of Miracle Whip, put on one slice of bologna, a leaf of ice burg lettuce and top with another slice of sandwich bread. Voila, you have the sandwich of my youth. Growing up in the middle

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Mexican Dessert

Pepita Mexican Chocolate Cake

Pumpkin seeds and Mexican Chocolate make a delicious combination for this Mexican dessert.

Braised chicken thigh recipe

Braised Chicken Thighs with Potatoes, Porcini and Dried Cherries

I arrived home from work to find Bob on the couch with the latest edition of Food and Wine Magazine. “Take a look at this one,” he said as he handed me the magazine. Braised Chicken thighs with potatoes was featured in the “Cook Like A World Traveler” section and with the description alone, I

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Enchiladas with Chili con carne

Truck Stop Enchiladas

Truck Stop Enchiladas. Corn tortillas are simply fried in oil and dipped in warm Chili Con Carne, filled with cheese and baked into an ooey gooey cheesy meal.

Blue Cheese Potato Salad

Blue Cheese Potato Salad, Blogger’s Clue

Time has come for our April Blogger’s Clue Event. I look forward to sneaking around every month with this group of bloggers. Blogger’s Clue is a monthly party created by Liz over at That Skinny Chick can Bake. For each assignment, we’re given a clue, and a blog and we’re to take that clue and find

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Pasta with Creme Fraiche

Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimp, Creme Fraiche and Gremolata

Angel Hair pasta with shrimp, gremolata, creme fraiche and lemon. Creamy, luscious and fresh with citrus. This is an easy and satisfying meal.

Hash brown potatoes recipe

Apple Potato Hash Browns

Hash browns prepared with grated Granny Smith Apples, dill and topped with a dollop of sour cream makes a great side dish for a hearty breakfast.

recipe for celery root side dish

Potato and Celery Root Puree

This recipe combines potato, celery root and onion which is simmered in milk. Drain and puree and you’ve got a unique and creamy side dish.