Chicken Avocado Salad… for sandwiches, salad, dip, whatever you want!

The other day I was in the mood for chicken salad… but I didn’t want just regular old deli-style chicken salad. I wanted to take it up a notch. The best way I could think to do that was use some grilled chicken breast and then substitute the mayo with fresh avocado. Not only wasContinue reading “Chicken Avocado Salad… for sandwiches, salad, dip, whatever you want!”

Panko Shrimp Cakes

So the other night I made a little surf ‘n turf with some grilled soy & sriracha marinated strip steak and panko shrimp cakes… Little did I know that the Instagram and Facebook responses on the shrimp cakes would be so strong, with people clamoring for the recipe! Awesome, thank you for your support andContinue reading “Panko Shrimp Cakes”

Summer Quinoa Salad (vegan and gluten free)… recipe and wine pairings

The other day one of our readers asked for a chilled quinoa salad recipe… Well Jen, ask and ye shall receive (and don’t worry, I jotted down a note about the Jasmine and Basmati rice too… lol)! I made this┬áthe other┬ánight and it came out absolutely delicious. Have it as a side, or as theContinue reading “Summer Quinoa Salad (vegan and gluten free)… recipe and wine pairings”

How to make a kickass burger!

So one of the most common questions I get from my readers is “How do you make a really good burger!?” You would think that good burgers would be simplicity itself, it’s meat on bread, but so many people get it so wrong, even restaurants. It would seem that the art of the burger hasContinue reading “How to make a kickass burger!”