Category: The Main Event

Westport Salmon, a Recipe Born of Necessity

Westport Salmon, a Recipe Born of Necessity

A recipe created for fresh salmon caught that day in Westport, WA, with the few ingredients available at the town’s tiny grocery store.

Home Alone Comfort Food:  Scrambled Egg Sandwich

Home Alone Comfort Food: Scrambled Egg Sandwich

So over the last three weeks I had a long trip for work to Paris and then right away, a shorter trip for relaxation to Colorado (I know, I know, you’re not crying for me). After arriving home in Southeast Texas in the wee hours last […]

Spicy-Sweet Honey Chipotle Pork Spareribs

Spicy-Sweet Honey Chipotle Pork Spareribs

Succulent, fall-off-the-bone-tender and spicy-sweet, these ribs are slow-baked before a quick char on the grill and get their flavor from honey and chipotle.

Big Food for Good Times:  The U-Boat Sub

Big Food for Good Times: The U-Boat Sub

The U-Boat Sub is party food. Big bites for people with big appetites. Perfect for big games or big parties or just a bunch of hungry teenagers.

Canadian Bacon, Provolone and Mushroom Panini

Canadian Bacon, Provolone and Mushroom Panini

Paninis = quick and easy comfort food. This one has Canadian bacon, provolone and mushrooms.

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation:  Bayona is a Foodie’s Delight

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation: Bayona is a Foodie’s Delight

I have a “food crush” on New Orleans chef Susan Spicer. You’ll understand after you read the post, soak up the photos/atmosphere, and revel in the recipe.

Chipotle Chicken Salad

Chipotle Chicken Salad

Quick and easy Chipotle Chicken Salad is a great for a tailgate party while also being a foodie-worthy appetizer.

Cooking with Friends: A Root Vegetable Christmas Memory

Cooking with Friends: A Root Vegetable Christmas Memory

Wine Spectator provides a perfect “cooking with friends” menu with duck and root vegetables. Try this at home with friends.

Spatchcocked Turkey. Say What?

Spatchcocked turkey is everything you want in a turkey: moist on the inside, with crispy, savory, mahogany skin on the outside. Read about it here: Spatchcocked Turkey. Say What? This will be our turkey strategy again this year.

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with a Hint of Cumin

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with a Hint of Cumin

Simple, creamy butternut squash soup that even vegetable haters will eat.

Found Recipe: Fabio Viviani’s Short Rib Lasagne

Found Recipe: Fabio Viviani’s Short Rib Lasagne

One reason I love to travel is the exposure to different foods, cultures, ideas and people.  A case in point is the food discovery from last night at a business dinner in Chicago:  short rib lasagne.  Wow!  It was a blustery, windy, rainy night, and […]

Grilled Tuna Burgers for Two

Grilled Tuna Burgers for Two

We’re empty-nesters here at Glover Gardens, so I’m trying to pare down the amounts when I cook. It’s easier with some recipes than others. These delicious tuna burgers are simple to make for two, or four, or more. Just increase the recipe.

Easiest Salmon Burgers Ever

Easiest Salmon Burgers Ever

These salmon burgers are so easy they should be on the table at least once a month. Made with fresh salmon, they’re so good that you might be able to convince an innocent child that they’re actually chicken burgers…that little white lie is between you and your conscience. But hey – how is it different than Santa Claus?

Summer Pork Tenderloin | Glover Gardens Cookbook

Reblogging my post from last August 1 – there’s nothing that says “Summer!” like a quick and easy pork tenderloin on the grill. Pair a quick-marinated and grilled pork tenderloin with fresh fruit and pasta salad for the perfect summer meal on the patio. Source: […]

Beef and Pork Burgers Stuffed with Pesto-Cheese Filling

Beef and Pork Burgers Stuffed with Pesto-Cheese Filling

This recipe yields a whopping big, beautiful burger; the pesto-cheese filling is a juicy surprise.

Avocado and Arugula Tostadas

Avocado and Arugula Tostadas

Avocado and Arugula Tostadas are a quick and easy but still satisfying dish for the long hot days of summer.

What’s in a Name? Turkey Cevap on a Pita

What’s in a Name? Turkey Cevap on a Pita

The Bosnian national dish, cevap, reimagined with ground turkey and Southwest spices.

Found Recipe:  Spiced Middle Eastern Lamb Patties with Pita and Yogurt from Epicurious.com

Found Recipe:  Spiced Middle Eastern Lamb Patties with Pita and Yogurt from Epicurious.com

This lamb patty pita recipe from Epicurious.com makes a super-easy, super-yummy weeknight meal.

High-Temp Eye of Round Roast Faux-Fajitas

High-Temp Eye of Round Roast Faux-Fajitas

A Fajita Craving When we’re at Little House in the Rockies, sometimes we have to substitute ingredients and combine things we wouldn’t ordinarily put together.  We were in the mood for fajitas on this trip but the country grocery store didn’t have skirt steak, so I […]

Hearty Ham & Sharp Cheddar Panini on Jalapeño-Cheese Bread

Hearty Ham & Sharp Cheddar Panini on Jalapeño-Cheese Bread

If you saw my post about Sandwich Wednesday, you know that the Grill-Meister is also a whiz at panini-making. This recipe is so easy it hardly needs to be typed out, and so good that you should make it today.


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