Tex-Mex Pasta Salad

Tex Mex Pasta Salad

This is a great alternative to the usual Italian-style pasta salad. It’s also easy to customize to your own taste. Try replacing or adding to the ingredients below by substituting corn, kidney beans, red onions, or your own favorite pasta. Salad Ingredients: 1 Package Rotini Pasta 1 Can black beans, drained & rinsed 2 Tomatoes, … Read more

Air-Fried Cauliflower

Air Fried Cauliflower Taco Recipe

In an effort to eat healthier, along with the recent chicken shortage, I’ve discovered the joys using fried cauliflower as a main dish. It can be used in place of chicken in so many ways, and you’ll barely notice a difference in taste. While my recipe describes how to make it in an air fryer, … Read more

Wine and Garlic Steamed Mussels

Mussels make a great appetizer or side dish to any holiday menu. They’re quick and simple to prepare, and offer a mild seafood bite with touch of buttery garlic. For cooking, I prefer to use a shallow enamel cast iron Dutch oven, but a stockpot will work as well. 2 Lbs Mussels 4 T Butter … Read more

Easy Hack for Roasting A Turkey

We’ve all experienced that roomful of guests waiting for a turkey that just doesn’t seem to finish cooking. And when it does, the breast is burnt to a crisp, while the thighs are still pale.  There’s an easy solution that greatly reduces cooking time, and also helps the turkey cook more evenly. It’s called spatchcocking. … Read more