Marinated Steak And Veggie Wraps

You’re going to love these braised steak wraps. The beef is marinated in an Asian inspired sauce that really gives such a delicious zing. Its a very fresh and fun lunch, dinner or appetizer option. I marinated steak cubes in a rice wine vinegar and low sodium soy sauce with some ginger, garlic and a few dashes of cayenne pepper. I like a bit of spice in my life and my food. ( I am a big fan of moderately Read More >>

Fried Green Tomatoes

I was meandering through a Farmers Market last weekend and I was seriously on the hunt for something different. Something I’ve not had in awhile or something truly new to me. I came across a few things but honestly one that caught my eye was just simply a basket of under ripe green tomatoes.  In the south eastern part of the United States, fried green tomatoes are a very popular food.  Now I don’t have a deep fryer at my Read More >>

Cheeseburger Quesadilla

Last week, it started to rain again for a few days in Seattle. (Big surprise, right?)  We were craving a juicy cheeseburger but I didn’t want to open up the grill in the rain. I compromised and whipped up something similar with delicious taste and all the flavors of an American cheeseburger in a thin tortilla. I started by placing a parchment paper on a baking sheet and then adding a 6” tortilla. You could use any size depending on Read More >>

Couscous And Quinoa Vegetable Salad

This is a great vegetarian dish that I love to have as a side.  You can find many different couscous and quinoa blends at grocery stores now that I recommend as a side dish.  This is the brand of couscous and quinoa that I like. Are you familiar with couscous? Its origin is unknown but you will find it  eaten regularly in north Africa and now commonly found in Europe and The United States. Couscous is small little round shaped semolina Read More >>