Chipotle Glazed Pork Chops

This is spicy way to cook pork chops in less than fifteen minutes. You’ll love the way the smoky flavor of the adobo sauce combines with honey and balsamic to make a delicious… Continue reading

Grilled Salmon and Peach Summer Salad

The Fresh Market had some really nice salmon yesterday and perfectly ripe peaches arrived this week in my CSA so I decided to combine the two in a lovely summer salad.  The peaches… Continue reading

Herb Salt

I’ve been trying to take advantage of summer’s bounty before it’s gone, making and freezing roasted tomato sauce and loads of herb salt.  On Sunday I made four kinds of herb salt straight from the pots on… Continue reading

Pasta and Beef Al Forno

I like baked pasta dishes (al forno is fancy for baked) because I can put them together ahead of time and after ten minutes in the oven we have a delicious hot dinner.… Continue reading

Easy Weeknight (Lightened Up) Shrimp Po’ Boys

Since I found this recipe for shrimp ceviche at the Durham Cookbook Rodeo this summer it’s been the only way I wanted to make shrimp but the other night I decided it was time… Continue reading

Artichoke-Basil Chicken and Broccolini

This is a great recipe if you’re tired of pesto but have a garden full of basil.  (That said, if pesto is your thing check out these recipes.) This simple weeknight dinner will take you… Continue reading

Asian BBQ {in your Crockpot}

For years I made BBQ pork tenderloin in my slow cooker using this tried and true recipe but I decided to switch things up this week after coming across this recipe from The Food Charlatan.… Continue reading

Takeout Fakeout Kung Pao Chicken

My “fakeout takeout” recipes like Crockpot Cashew Chicken and Sesame Chicken are some of my most popular posts so I’ve got a new one for you today! Today’s recipe is an addictively delicious way to… Continue reading

Super Simple (Light on the Mayo) Chicken Salad

I’m not a big fan of mayo so I’m always skeptical of chicken salad and the like but this version (inspired by the ever popular Foster’s Market Tarragon Chicken Salad) is delicious and perfectly… Continue reading

Fresh Tomato and Corn Salad

This recipe is adapted from Papa Spuds, a cool local company that has been my go-to this Spring and Summer for fresh produce, meats and baked good (the oatmeal raisin cookies are insane.) Fresh… Continue reading