David Lebovitz’s Chocolate Spice Bread

Looks like a cake, tastes like a bread, well sort of, not really. If you like a not too sweet, looks dry but is not, well maybe, moist cake, then you are going to enjoy a flavor journey this cake bread has to offer you. I came across this recipe on Samantha's Hungry Dog food blog www.thehungrydog.blogspot.com I … Continue reading David Lebovitz’s Chocolate Spice Bread

Sticky Grilled Drumsticks with Plum Sauce

This recipe is wonderfully sticky and sweet. The glaze includes fresh plums and red pepper jelly that is cooked down to a syrupy sauce, that is then brushed over the drumsticks while grilling.  The recipe calls for drumsticks but, I substituted drumettes as they are easier to handle and make a great finger food. I … Continue reading Sticky Grilled Drumsticks with Plum Sauce

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with a Soy-Sesame Marinade

One of our favorite Korean barbecues is Bulgogi.  Typically this dish is made with flank steak that is thinly sliced then threaded on to skewers for grilling.  This dish uses the Bulgogi marninade but substitutes pork tenderloin.  The sesame oil in the marinade acts as a meat tenderizer while creating a mild sesame flavor.Grilled Pork … Continue reading Grilled Pork Tenderloin with a Soy-Sesame Marinade

Grilled Rib-Eye Salad with Red Wine-Honey Mustard Vinaigrette and Fresh Thyme

My husband grilled fabulous rib-eye steaks for Valentine's Day using a Bobby Flay recipe.  The steaks were loaded with flavor, but were large enough to feed the neighborhood.  We used the leftovers to create this easy main dish salad.Grilled Rib-Eye Salad with Red Wine-Honey Mustard VinaigretteGrilled Steak and Dressing adapted from Bobby Flay's Boy Gets … Continue reading Grilled Rib-Eye Salad with Red Wine-Honey Mustard Vinaigrette and Fresh Thyme

Nigerian Chicken Stew-A Shout out to Kitchen Butterfly

Food bloggers are notoriously generous.  Just recently, I experienced the generosity of one of my favorite food bloggers, Ozoz from Kitchen Butterfly. ( www.KitchenButterfly.com)  I received a most delightful and generous box of goodies from the Netherlands.Much of her food box has already been consumed by the family except for the seasonings which have been added to … Continue reading Nigerian Chicken Stew-A Shout out to Kitchen Butterfly