Archives for June 2013

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Easy Campfire Cooking: Banana Boats

A recent camping trip has inspired me to do a series of recipes that you can make over or in a campfire…or in a kitchen. Our last night camping, we had what I call a “foil dinner.” Each of our easy classic campfire dishes were cooked by wrapping them in foil and placing them in […]

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Taco-in-a-Bag a.k.a. Walking Tacos

Summer brings fairs and festivals and the foods that you may only ever eat during those events. They are often foods that are relatively easy to eat as you walk/stand. Growing up in West Virginia, one of my favorite fair foods was the Taco-in-a-Bag, also known as the Walking Taco. I was a little surprised […]

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Deep Dish Zucchini Crusted Pizza Casserole

Whether you are wanting a gluten-free pizza, to increase your vegetable intake, use up some of a bumper crop of zucchini, or to eat a really yummy meal, this deep dish zucchini pizza casserole may just be the ticket. The original recipe from the Lehman’s Anniversary Cookbook called for incorporating ground beef, green peppers and […]

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Back to Cuba Cafe

South of downtown Nashville, near the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere, is a little piece of Cuba. The Back to Cuba Cafe may not be much to look at from the outside, but you should not judge this book by its cover. Inside, the cafe is clean and reflective of the Cuban cuisine. There is a […]

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Strawberry Soup

My seven-year-old daughter wanted to enter a soup/stew contest that they were having at church. Although she wanted to create her own recipe using some avocados I just bought, my husband talked her into making a recipe for cold strawberry soup he found somewhere on the Internet. She loves strawberries…so she agreed. They had to […]

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Roasted Asparagus Frittata

Fresh asparagus + eggs + cheese = Yum. Whether for a weekend brunch or a weeknight dinner, a simple roasted asparagus frittata is a crowd pleaser. It is one of those dishes that looks like it was a great deal of effort, but was actually very simple. (I love dishes like that…don’t you?) I prefer […]

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