Easy open faced egg sandwich

Open Face Breakfast Sandwich with Smashed Avocado

  My feet hurt, my legs hurt, my back hurts and my arms hurt…but we're moved. I'd say we're about half unpacked and I must admit, I felt a a little bit of normalcy creep back into our lives when the cable guy showed up and connected us to the outside world with television and internet service. Nope, I didn't enjoy being unplugged for three days. During the move, routine was out of the question, this past week reintroduced us to the fast food circuit. Lunches have consisted of Wendy's burgers, McDonald's Filet-0-Fish, Rubio's Fish Tacos, Chick-Fil-A nuggets and a deli sandwich

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Breakfast kabobs

Sausage and Plum Kabobs for Breakfast

Pork sausage and plums are glazed with a combination of Sandhill plum and orange juice and grilled. Served alongside country fried potatoes topped with a sunny side up egg and you got a delicious and quick breakfast.

Grilled Shrimp Salad

Grilled Shrimp Salad with Creamy Chipotle Dressing

Using canned chipotles in adobo sauce lends a spicy heat and smoky flavor to the citrus and cilantro laced dressing for this salad. A powerful combination that works well. And adding silky avocados helps mellow it’s fiery attitude.

Grilled Pork Tenderloin Recipe

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Southwestern Zinfandel Glaze #SundaySupper

Is there any better way to celebrate Father’s Day than a meal on the back deck with some of Dad’s favorite grilled food? Pass around a platter of roasted shell fish, a warm round of Camembert cheese with a fresh baguette, grilled pork tenderloin and vegetables…and more. All enjoyed with plenty of Gallo Family Vineyards Wines.

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Easy weeknight shrimp recipe

Lemon Thai Shrimp, with Powdered Coconut Milk

Sweet, sour, hot and salty, this quick shrimp recipe is full of so many of my favorite ingredients blending into a delicious dish. And keeping a jar of powdered coconut milk, you’ll never find yourself far from a quick easy meal.

Recipes for Cosmos Dressing

Ancho Chile Beef and Black Bean Tacos, Just Like Mom Never Made

For these unique tacos I flavored ground beef with Ancho Chile powder and Chipotle Tabasco Sauce. The black beans are simply tossed with lime juice, salt and pepper. Just add slices of avocado, tomato, a squeeze of lime juice, the crowing glory…Cosmo’s Creamy Ranch Dressing

Mexican sliders

South of the Border, Mexican Sliders

Mexican Sliders. Ancho chile flavored beef patties, topped with the smoky heat of chipotle mayonnaise, Monterey Jack cheese, Cabernet caramelized onions and red leaf lettuce. Don’t forget to start building these sliders with slices of dill pickle.

Summer Shrimp Salad

Roasted Shrimp Salad for SRC

Roasted shrimp is tossed with white beans, chunks of creamy avocado, tomato, cucumber and diced red onion. Simply dressed with olive oil, lime juice and some red pepper flakes, this is a delightful guilt-free light meal.

Prime Rib for four

Cooking a Four Rib Prime Rib Roast

Is Prime Rib for 2 possible? I’ve read that purchasing a smaller standing rib roast can be risky cooking. Here’s a recipe that will guarantee the right balance between outer crust and inner rare.

Chipotle Shrimp Appetizer

Chipotle Shrimp Wontons

Picking up chips and plowing through creamy guacamoles and spicy salsas is notorious for Cinco de Mayo parties. Why not add a devilishly clever surprise to your appetizer plans this year, like these irresistible Chipotle Shrimp Wontons.

sloppy joes made with turkey

Turkey Sloppy Joes, Is Ground Turkey Healthier than Ground Beef?

Sloppy Joes, this recipe is for an all-time classic sandwich, and a healthier version using lean ground turkey. Lots of fresh veggies make these overstuffed, ultra-satisfying sloppy Joes a little lighter without sacrificing taste.