Maple Brined Chicken with Cranberry-Apricot Chutney

Hello food lovers. Check out this chicken recipe from Cuisine Lite, March 2012. I made it for dinner tonight and it was delicious! I know the recipe looks long, but it’s really easy. Remember, I only do easy! So, try it. I think you’ll like it.                                                       Maple Brined Chicken with Cranberry-Apricot Chutney (makes 6 servings) … Continue reading

Salmon and Strawberry Salsa

In the past, I’ve cooked fish because it’s good for us. But since I discovered this recipe, I now love it and serve it at least once a week, sometimes twice. When strawberries are available, I keep the salsa on hand. When I don’t have fresh chives and cilantro, I use the dried kind. And if … Continue reading

Strawberry Salsa

Here’s another strawberry recipe from Southern Living. I’ve served this salsa on chicken and grilled salmon. I don’t usually rave over fish cooked at home. But this was outstanding. Now, I’ll look forward to having fish a couple of times a week. And it’s just in time for Memorial Day! Strawberry Salsa    Makes: about 2 1/2 cups  Hands-on Time: 15 minutes  … Continue reading

Homemade Salsa Five Ways

Here’s a recipe you might want to use it if you’re hosting a Super Bowl party next week. It’s taken from C.C. Owens Multi-tasking in the Kitchen (posted on August 5, 2011) The salsa is light, fresh and bursting with flavor. Bonus: Owens includes 5 other ways to use the salsa. Great ideas to save time and eat healthy!  Homemade Salsa  … Continue reading

1. Sweet ‘n Spicy Mustard Sauce 2. Cheese Apples

This week, I’m sharing two recipes.  The mustard sauce is delicious with ham and our family loves the cheese apple dish, which  complements either ham or pork chops.  Enjoy!    Sweet ‘n Spicy Mustard Sauce (makes 1 1/4 cups)        1/2 cup sugar 2 egg yolks 2 tbsp. dry mustard 2 tbsp. all-purpose flour 1 cup evaporated milk, … Continue reading