Quinoa with Pine Nuts, Green Onions and Parsley

Quinoa with Pine Nuts & Green Onions

    I admit: when I first heard of quinoa I assumed it wouldn’t be something I would like.  I expected it to be bland and boring. Then I tried it and I loved it.  It is so versatile, it   Read More »

Risotto with Mushrooms, Sin-Qua and Sorrel

Mushroom and Sin Qua Risotto

  Photo by: David Beeler   So, here we go getting weird.  A couple of weeks ago, I was graced with a bunch of veggies I had never heard of.  Sin-qua.  Sound familiar, right?  I mean, it immediately sparks a   Read More »

Couscous with Zucchini


  Oh, this Couscous with Zucchini side dish makes me want to do my little “happy dance”.  Why?  You know how I feel about dishes that are easy and quickly prepared, right?  Well, this one is one of them.  Done   Read More »

Green Beans With Lemon & Garlic

Green Beans

    No dish is easier to make than this one, while providing you with this much flavor and freshness!  You blanch fresh green beans and they turn a beautiful green – the color that screams “fresh”!  Love it!  Then   Read More »

Avocado Relish – A Variation On Guacamole

Avocado Relish

 Photo by: David Beeler   Chef Bobby Flay is (in my book) the Absolute Grill Master and what better way to do some grilling than to try out some of his scrumptious dishes?  It was his creative mind that came   Read More »