Category: Recipes

Citrus and Tequila-Glazed Chicken Thighs

Citrus and Tequila-Glazed Chicken Thighs

A decades-long subscription to Bon Appétit inspired this citrusy and piquant take on the ever-moist chicken thigh.

The “Eat More Vegetables” Campaign: Grilled Vegetable Salad with Mozzarella and Golden Raisins

The “Eat More Vegetables” Campaign: Grilled Vegetable Salad with Mozzarella and Golden Raisins

The sweetness of the golden raisins and the balsamic vinegar are a perfect foil for the earthiness of the grilled vegetables and garlic, and the crunch of the romaine alongside the creamy mozzarella pearls provides a nice textural balance. This dish is a easy stunner.

New Orleans, the Kentucky Derby and a Boozy Bourbon Milk Punch

New Orleans, the Kentucky Derby and a Boozy Bourbon Milk Punch

Even though the traditional Kentucky Derby cocktail is the mint julep, the libation of choice for the Grill-Meister and me is the Bourbon Milk Punch. It is lusciously, sinfully rich – a milkshake for grownups.

Leftover Steak Makes an Easy but Sophisticated Sandwich

Leftover Steak Makes an Easy but Sophisticated Sandwich

This sandwich is delightfully easy, with a very sophisticated taste. The crunch of the fresh cabbage and brightness of the mint are the perfect compliment to the juicy earthiness of the onions and steak.

Earth Day 2018, Part Two

Earth Day 2018, Part Two

Earth Day reminds me that our world is fragile and needs care, and that I should be an agent for positive change.

Sandwich Wednesday, Bavarian Bistro Series #1 – Der Red Baron

Sandwich Wednesday, Bavarian Bistro Series #1 – Der Red Baron

Der Red Baron recipe: a triple decker of turkey breast, lean corned beef, Swiss cheese, crisp lettuce, tomato, sauerkraut and thousand island dressing.

Haiku: Homemade Soup (NaHaiWriMo)

Haiku: Homemade Soup (NaHaiWriMo)

Homemade soup is the daily prompt for NaHaiWriMo and Glover Gardens has a haiku and a lentil soup story that’s just right.

A Wedgeless Wedge Salad, the Glover Gardens Way

A Wedgeless Wedge Salad, the Glover Gardens Way

An updated recipe for the traditional steakhouse-style wedge salad, made all the more glorious with a balsamic reduction sauce to complement the blue cheese.

Sandwich Wednesday: Pesto Mozzarella Paninis for Two

Sandwich Wednesday: Pesto Mozzarella Paninis for Two

A flavorful and easy vegetarian panini makes an appearance on Sandwich Wednesday at Glover Gardens.

Big Food for Good Times:  The U-Boat Sub

Big Food for Good Times: The U-Boat Sub

Even non-football fans (like me) get into having the right food for the big game, so I’m reblogging a few game-day worthy recipes from the Glover Gardens cookbook section. I can highly recommend the Grill-Meister’s U-Boat Sub sandwich. Click here to see this easy recipe […]

Five Lovely Poems

Five Lovely Poems

Julie Wenglinski’s poetry is a balm for tired hearts and minds, a respite crafted from words and emotion. As she says: “There is the nonsense of a gauzy dream that can be captured and made real in a poem.”

Perfect for a Cold Winter’s Night: Smooth, Creamy, Wonderful Cauliflower Soup

Perfect for a Cold Winter’s Night: Smooth, Creamy, Wonderful Cauliflower Soup

Cauliflower Soup is easy and quick, warm and comforting, and yet surprisingly elegant.

Sandwich Wednesday: The Grill-Meister’s Tuna Steak BLT Panini (the TBLT)

Sandwich Wednesday: The Grill-Meister’s Tuna Steak BLT Panini (the TBLT)

The TBLT is a grilled tuna steak nestled in a panini with the traditional BLT ingredients plus red onion and a spicy condiment.

Chili for a Chilly Night!

Chili for a Chilly Night!

Sporting 3 kinds of beans, Glover Gardens Chili warms you up from the inside out, especially with its mix of chili peppers.

Egg hacks that will save you time and money: Tasty

Egg hacks that will save you time and money: Tasty

Genius egg hacks, provided by Tasty, that will save you time and potentially lots of money in the long run, too.

Root Vegetable Salad with 3-1-2 Balsamic Honey Dijon Dressing

Root Vegetable Salad with 3-1-2 Balsamic Honey Dijon Dressing

Root vegetables are crunchy superstars when paired with the tangy Balsamic Honey Dijon dressing: a healthy, high-fiber salad.


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