CREAMY BAKED EGGS thanks to the Kitchen for this yummy idea!

CREAMY BAKED EGGS Ever since we have been on the lo carb lifestyle, I have struggled with breakfast.  I simply love things like cereal and toast, and it’s hard to give them up.  But with this totally no carb egg dish, I serve myself 1/2 slice of crispy toast (8 grams of carbs).  Dr. Mike … More CREAMY BAKED EGGS thanks to the Kitchen for this yummy idea!

COUNTRY CREAMY POTATO SOUP thanks to the cute guy at the Bar at Alessia’s!

To the cool guy at the bar the other night, Jeff,  (don’t get excited….his gorgeous  wife Dara was there too).  I was picking up food to bring home and tasting Rose, and ended up staying two hours talking food with this cute couple.  (We laughed a little too).  Jeff asked if I could make a … More COUNTRY CREAMY POTATO SOUP thanks to the cute guy at the Bar at Alessia’s!

WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU A NICE PIECE OF BEEF, MAKE SHISH KEBABS!

We get together a lot, and Larry makes the world’s greatest steaks.  But once in awhile you need something different.  This is a fun dish for lots of reasons, not the least of which is that you can use whatever veggies you like.  I usually skewer the veggies separately from the meat. SHISH KEBABS Beef … More WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU A NICE PIECE OF BEEF, MAKE SHISH KEBABS!

CHILIES EN NOGADA….I thought I knew them all! Something new and different…

I was recently watching Beat Bobby Flay (one of my favorite shows on Food Network), and I saw a Chef Fernando Ruiz beat Bobby with this unusual dish.  I’ve lived In the Southwest since I was 5 years old, and both studied and taught (and eaten plenty of) Mexican cooking.  I have NEVER heard of … More CHILIES EN NOGADA….I thought I knew them all! Something new and different…

Becoming Chicken Enchiladas (A Casserole for Becoming Rachel)…

When Rachel got back from Montreal for her Transgender surgery, (See “Becoming Rachel” on You Tube). Or, the Channel 12 special with Mark Curtis called Becoming Rachel).   I did what I do best:  Took FOOD!  Her first request was Chicken Enchiladas.  So of course, I made a casserole out of it…..thus, “Becoming Enchiladas” in … More Becoming Chicken Enchiladas (A Casserole for Becoming Rachel)…