Grilled Fajitas

Every once in a while I use a new method to prepare a familiar food and realize…I’ve been doing it wrong all along. Enter fajitas.  In the past I’ve cooked them in a skillet, attempting yet failing to keep the liquid from making the peppers and onions soggy. But when it was 91 degrees yesterday … Continue reading Grilled Fajitas

Summer Meal Plan #3

So I decided I need to add some easier, throw-everything-in-a-crock-pot meals to my repertoire.  The problem I have with cooking is that I really love to eat, and I love super flavorful, perfectly-prepared food, especially if I personally am the one who has gone to the trouble of doing all the cooking.  Thus why I … Continue reading Summer Meal Plan #3

Summer Meal Plan #2

With our tomato bush still providing us the sweetest, juiciest tomatoes ever, I made a simple caprese salad for with fresh mozzarella, basil leaves, sliced tomatoes, drizzled with balsamic glaze, olive oil, and sprinkled with sea salt and pepper.  The perfect accompaniment to our Father’s Day dinner of steak, baked potatoes and corn on the … Continue reading Summer Meal Plan #2

Summer Meal Plan #1

Our tomatoes are ripening into the most delicious, juicy little jewels, so of course I had to feature them, fresh, in a few of our side dishes this week.  Although it’s been heating up, the moody June gloom continued through the beginning of the week and inspired one last soup before the heat rolls in … Continue reading Summer Meal Plan #1