So as I may have mentioned a time or two, I’m married to a Southern man, and with those vows come love, cherish and enthusiastically eat shrimp and grits for as long as we both shall live. And I do love all of ’em — the shrimp, the grits and the Southern husband, so I’m always trying new variations of one of his favorite suppers, and shrimp and sausage with grits is one of our faves. Spicy sausage and sweet cooked cherry tomatoes join in the shrimp and grits deliciousness, and I say the more the merrier! So ready to jazz up your shrimp and grits? Let’s make it!
One of the reasons I always always ALWAYS make more chicken than we can use for one meal is so that I have cooked chicken lounging around in the fridge for recipes like this one for cold sesame chicken noodles. It is a fun and flavorful one dish meal that uses ingredients you probably already have in your pantry, and it is endlessly customizable (more on that later). So the next time you find yourself with some leftover chicken and a yearning for cold noodles…well, let’s make it!
Remember a little while back when I was rhapsodizing about my new favorite tuna recipe, the tuna poke? I guess it was only a matter of time before it dawned on me – sushi lover that I am – that after tuna sushi, my next favorite sushi is salmon, and so if I love tuna poke it was a pretty safe bet that I was going to love salmon poke just as much. This bowl is packed with all kinds of healthy goodness and requires absolutely zero cooking! Ready to hear more about poke in general and this salmon poke bowl recipe in particular? Let’s make it!
This recipe is so quick and so easy and SO delicious, and it’s all about one of my favorite appliances. The food processor. Yep, as long as you can boil water and push the on button, you are all set with this one, and that’s my kind of dinner on a weeknight. And recently we had a weekday to end all weekdays (wedding update, hint hint!) so it was great to have a delicious and easy pasta recipe to come home to.
Ready to hear the latest wedding journey news, and to follow that up with some pasta with shrimp and feta cheese sauce? Let’s make it!
So what is tuna poke, you ask? Poke (which is pronounced poke-ay…rhymes with okay!) is a traditional Hawaiian dish made of chopped seafood (more on that later) that is marinated in some kind of salty/spicy mixture, usually with soy sauce, and served with rice and some kind of garnish. It can be made with all kinds of seafood, but the traditional version is made with tuna, so since this is my first go-round with poke, I went with tuna, and I was all kinds of happy with my new favorite seafood supper.
Ready to make some more-than-okay tuna poke? Let’s make it!
I am a firm believer in having your cake and eating it too, especially when it comes to potatoes. And in the case of this warm mashed potato salad, I get to have all the comfort food deliciousness of my beloved mashed potatoes, while also adding some of the zingy taste of summery potato salad. You can serve this fun side dish either warm or at room temperature, depending on what kind of a side dish mood you are in. It’s the ultimate easy, flexible summer side dish, and I have a feeling you are going to love every bite. Ready to cook up your new favorite approach to potatoes? Let’s make it!