Tag: Spicy

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.

Pepper Jelly Slaw

Pepper Jelly Slaw

A pepper jelly slaw is born of a condiment compulsion.

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.

Throw-Down Side: Quick and Easy Black Bean Salad

Throw-Down Side: Quick and Easy Black Bean Salad

Sometimes we need a super-quick, super-easy side dish.  Here’s one you can make in 5 minutes, if you have Pico de Gallo on hand.  I make it when I’m serving a meal that already requires the brightness of fresh Pico.  The Grill-Meister says that Pico de […]

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 […]

Winter?  What Winter?  I’m Making Chili with Peppers from the January Garden

Winter? What Winter? I’m Making Chili with Peppers from the January Garden

When the holidays are over, I’m ready for winter to be over.  I’m also ready for someone to volunteer to put away the Christmas decorations… But we haven’t really had winter here at Glover Gardens this year, at least not yet.  I’m making chili today, […]

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.

Gift from the Kitchen:  Zippy Southwest

Gift from the Kitchen: Zippy Southwest

Zippy Southwest is a wonderful spice mix and a quick and easy gift from your kitchen.

Found Recipe:  (Marvelous) Planked Salmon with (Marvelous) Spice Rub

Found Recipe: (Marvelous) Planked Salmon with (Marvelous) Spice Rub

If you’ve read my About page, you know that I really like to play with recipes. Add this, increase that, amp up the spices a bit…you know the drill. Well, once in a while, I find a recipe that simply can’t be improved. I try, but…the recipe is already perfect.

Glover Gardens Salsa

Glover Gardens Salsa

I might be a Condiment-aholic.  I love-love-love condiments. Especially those with southwest flavors.  One of the simplest, oldest and best of the southwest condiments is salsa. I found a wonderful fresh salsa recipe years ago in a cookbook called Jane Butel’s Southwestern Kitchen, her Garden […]

Pico de Gallo Makes Super-Quick Guacamole

Pico de Gallo Makes Super-Quick Guacamole

A few simple steps transform Pico de Gallo into a simple and delicious guacamole.

Food Magazine Treasures:  Serrano Ham and Corn Pudding

Food Magazine Treasures: Serrano Ham and Corn Pudding

For years, food magazines have piled up on surfaces everywhere in my house, with their tempting glossy cover photos of each month’s culinary treasure.  I subscribed to Bon Appetít in my early 20s, almost before I could afford it, and felt bereft along with about a […]

Simple Potatoes, Yummy Crunchy Goodness

Simple Potatoes, Yummy Crunchy Goodness

Garlicky Rosemary Potatoes: Just a few simple ingredients unite to become more than the sum of their parts in this versatile side dish.

Zippy Southwest Spice Mix

Zippy Southwest Spice Mix

This seasoning mix is great for grilling meat, fish or vegetables. It can transform scrambled eggs, refried beans, steamed vegetables, French fries or anything that could benefit from a little more zip.


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