Chicken and Fish

Fresh Fish with Key Lime Butter Sauce

Fresh Fish with Key Lime Butter Sauce

This is the fish recipe you’ve been waiting for!  The question I hear the most is. . .   “Do you have a good recipe for fish?”  Here is a GREAT recipe for fish!  This works well for most whitefish:  hogfish, grouper, yellowtail snapper, mahi […]

“Something Good” for Dinner. . . Garlic Butter Lime Shrimp

“Something Good” for Dinner. . . Garlic Butter Lime Shrimp

Need an easy and delicious dinner for tonight?   This is one of our favorite meals when we want “something good” but I don’t have a lot of time to spend in the kitchen. (Yes, sometimes when I ask the what-do-you-want-for-dinner question, the answer is […]

This May Be The Best Quesadilla in the World. . . . .

This May Be The Best Quesadilla in the World. . . . .

Your family and friends will want you to make these again and again!  I ‘ve made what I thought were good quesadillas for years – just by layering fresh ingredients between tortillas.  They weren’t bad, but I had it all wrong!  This recipe blends the perfect flavors and […]

Want to impress your holiday guests?

Want to impress your holiday guests?

Not sure what you’re making for your Christmas Eve dinner?  Need a fabulous appetizer?  Want to impress your guests?  These are the BEST Crab Cakes EVER! Yes, this is actually the recipe for crab cakes from the world-famous Miami South Beach restaurant, Joe’s Stone Crabs. […]

Shrimp ‘n Grits

Shrimp ‘n Grits

I married a sixth generation Floridian whose parents are much more Southern than many of today’s Floridians.  One year we all gathered in Atlanta for Christmas at my son’s apartment.   As I was making shrimp and grits for our Christmas Eve dinner, I realized, much to my dismay, […]

Spicy Honey-Brushed Chicken Thighs

Spicy Honey-Brushed Chicken Thighs

These flavors all blend together well and create a deliciously flavorful chicken entrée. It’s a nice change from grilled chicken breast and it’s easy to prepare.  I served it with sautéed fresh spinach and mushrooms.  Yum! 2 teaspoons garlic powder 2 teaspoons chili powder 1 teaspoon […]

Salmon & Spinach Bake

Salmon & Spinach Bake

This is an easy, healthy and delicious dinner!  Elegant enough for guests and easy enough for week-nights.  I’m fussy about what salmon dishes I will eat. . . . . . this is one of them! 1 bag fresh baby spinach 1 package Rice-A-Roni Rice […]

It’s a Tiki Hut kind-of-day. . . . . . with a great chicken salad

It’s a Tiki Hut kind-of-day. . . . . . with a great chicken salad

Okay, just telling you that I have a tiki hut is fun.  Do you ever hear the words “tiki hut” used in a sentence that isn’t fun?!?   This is one of my favorite places is in my backyard, under the tiki hut. Today I decided to bring lunch […]