Monthly Archives: April 2012

Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Pineapple

We love mashed sweet potatoes. Typically, we just use a bit of butter, spice and molasses or sorghum. But we had a bit of pineapple leftover after making sauce for the cod and took a different approach this time. The … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Recipes, Sides | Tagged , , , , | 37 Comments

Asparagus with Mint and Chili

We love roasting asparagus, but try to come up with new ways to serve it. This was a side dish on a recent leftover night. Yes, we do have those. Asparagus with Mint and Chili Large bunch of Asparagus (about … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Recipes, Sides | Tagged , , , , , | 48 Comments

Roasted Pineapple in Rum Sauce

So yeah, pineapple was on sale recently… Roasted Pineapple with Rum Sauce 1 small pineapple, cut into spears 1/4  cup brown sugar 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup spiced rum 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp cornstarch whisked with 1/2 tsp … Continue reading

Posted in Dessert, Food, Spirits | Tagged , , , | 38 Comments

Roasted Cod with Pineapple Sauce

Recently pineapple went on sale and actually was fresh and not about to rot before it got back to the house. In celebration, I may have over purchased a little bit. Luckily this dish came out perfect. Make sure to … Continue reading

Posted in Dinner, Food, Recipes, Seafood | Tagged , , | 30 Comments

Banana Daiquiri for One

By Katherine We hardly ever have bananas in the house, because Greg hates them and trying to eat a bunch before they go brown is too challenging for me. Also, he won’t kiss me after I eat one until I … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Recipes, Spirits | Tagged , , , | 34 Comments

Oatmeal Cookies with Date Syrup

By Katherine Greg called these “healthy.” I wouldn’t go quite that far, although they’re not as guilt-inducing as some desserts. I cut back on the sugar and butter, most recipes called for about 50 percent more of each. But a … Continue reading

Posted in Dessert, Food, Recipes | Tagged , , , | 41 Comments

Cheese-Stuffed, Bacon-Wrapped Awesomeness

Really what else is there to even talk about. Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Shrimp (Adapted from this recipe by Chef Rick Bayless) 1 lb shrimp, 16-20 count 1 lb sliced bacon 1/2 block cream cheese 2 tbsp shredded fresh mozzerella 2 tsp … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Dinner, Food, Recipes, Seafood | Tagged , , | 61 Comments