Category: Recipes

Celebrate the Holidays with a Tart Cherry Amaretto Sparkler

Celebrate the Holidays with a Tart Cherry Amaretto Sparkler

The cocktail pick for Thanksgiving this year is our Cherry Amaretto Sparkler. It’s like a cherry mimosa with a splash of amaretto, which elevates it to elegant sophistication somewhat reminiscent of a chocolate-covered cherry cordial.

New Recipe! Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Goat Cheese and Balsamic Vinegar

New Recipe! Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Goat Cheese and Balsamic Vinegar

Sweet potatoes roasted with a spicy-sweet rub get all dressed up with goat cheese and balsamic vinegar, making this a great dish for the holiday table.

Recipe: “Over the Top”Fancy Green Beans and Mushrooms

Recipe: “Over the Top”Fancy Green Beans and Mushrooms

A holiday-worthy recipe for green beans and mushrooms that is bold and different with bright, fresh flavors and a diversity of textures.

The Best Thing About a New Kitchen: Cooking with Your Peeps

The Best Thing About a New Kitchen: Cooking with Your Peeps

A visiting Gen Z bestie created a marriage of fettuccine alfredo and shrimp scampi with a lemony garlicky mushroom-laden pasta dish that wowed us in the Glover Gardens 2.0 kitchen.

Glover Gardens Pulled Pork Recipe #2: Everything Rub Makes Everything Right

Glover Gardens Pulled Pork Recipe #2: Everything Rub Makes Everything Right

Glover Gardens Pulled Pork with Everything Rub and accompanying homemade Honey-Chipotle barbeque sauce is a delectable spicy-sweet, piquant dish.

Recipe Time! Zippy Southwest Pulled Pork, an Easy, Tasty Meal for Carnivores

Recipe Time! Zippy Southwest Pulled Pork, an Easy, Tasty Meal for Carnivores

Zippy Southwest pulled pork made in the slow cooker is savory with a rich, deep taste, but it’s not overly spicy. And what’s really cool is that it’s super easy!

Nancy’s Marinated Shrimp: a Party Favorite from the Way Back

Nancy’s Marinated Shrimp: a Party Favorite from the Way Back

Bringing back to life a long-dormant family recipe for marinated shrimp, which tastes as fresh and welcome today as it did 50 years ago.

Fun with Skordalia (Does that sound nerdy?)

Fun with Skordalia (Does that sound nerdy?)

Skordalia is a magical Greek sauce with a “nectar of the gods” feel to it when you first experience it.

Finding My Way Back to Watermelon Love

Finding My Way Back to Watermelon Love

A lifetime of taste aversion to watermelon was vanquished with a Watermelon Salad. Sweet Baby Juiciness, that fruit is delectable!

Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Goat Cheese are a Match Made in Heaven: Try This Easy Spread

Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Goat Cheese are a Match Made in Heaven: Try This Easy Spread

A simple but delightful recipe for a piquant and savory spread.

Sandwich Wednesday: Panini with Cilantro Pesto, Chicken and Goat Cheese with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Sandwich Wednesday: Panini with Cilantro Pesto, Chicken and Goat Cheese with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

The Grill-Meister made a lovely sandwich to honor my cilantro pesto from the night before.

Give It Up for Cilantro Pesto, a Bright Green Flavor Machine!

Give It Up for Cilantro Pesto, a Bright Green Flavor Machine!

A quick and easy recipe for cilantro pesto, with 26 ways to use it.

Can the Grill-Meister Top Last Wednesday’s Sandwich, a Turkey Patty Melt Panini?

Can the Grill-Meister Top Last Wednesday’s Sandwich, a Turkey Patty Melt Panini?

Warming and hearty with deep, rich flavors, the Turkey Patty Melt Panini is perfect for a damp winter evening.

Simple, Classic Deviled Eggs, Because You Know You Want Them

Simple, Classic Deviled Eggs, Because You Know You Want Them

The Glover Gardens recipe for classic deviled eggs, created by Kim of Glover Gardens and niece Joie and tested and approved by The Grill-Meister.

Sunsets Make Me Happy (Hour)

Sunsets Make Me Happy (Hour)

Musings about why we appreciate sunsets, a recipe for a refreshing Chambord and rosé cocktail, and a haiku.

Santa Wants These Cranberry-Walnut Chocolate-Covered Cookie Mountains!

Santa Wants These Cranberry-Walnut Chocolate-Covered Cookie Mountains!

In addition to being delicious, these Christmas cookies are easy and to make with kids.

Zippy Sicilian – An Amped-Up Italian Spice Mix

Zippy Sicilian – An Amped-Up Italian Spice Mix

A blend of herbs and spices commonly used in spicy Italian cooking, Zippy Sicilian is very aromatic with balanced spiciness, a rich depth created by two types of pepper and two types of garlic, and just the right amount of salt.

Children Make Their Own 5-Minute Throwdown Apple Appetizer from a Description of “The Formula”

Children Make Their Own 5-Minute Throwdown Apple Appetizer from a Description of “The Formula”

Smart children prove the concept of knowledge transfer on the 5-minute appetizer formula.

A Savory-Sweet Apple Appetizer, and a Formula for the 5-Minute Appetizer

A Savory-Sweet Apple Appetizer, and a Formula for the 5-Minute Appetizer

This is a story about how a gift of homemade jelly made its way into an appetizer, and a formula / template recipe for throwing together a 5-minute appetizer.

Goodbye, Pink-Tiled Galley Kitchen, Part 5: The Bar will be Open

Goodbye, Pink-Tiled Galley Kitchen, Part 5: The Bar will be Open

A tiny bar below the stairs has been the source of fun but has also put the messy pantry on display.


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