Category Archives: Recipes

Chicken Slow Cooked in a Crock pot

Knox County schools start next week. Kids will be crying; parents will high five themselves. If you don’t have kids don’t worry, all your Facebook friends that DO have kids will be posting pictures of their children with their new backpacks, lunch … Continue reading

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Tomato, Feta and Kalamata Olives Pasta Salad

I feel summer is slipping away and I have yet to go on vacation – that will be fixed this week though! Seaside! Seaside! For me summer ends when “Back to School” stuff are out on the stores and I have … Continue reading

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Pasta with Roasted Vegetables

Sometimes it is really hard to think about what to make for dinner. Those times I tell myself, “it is okay, I will ask Adrian what he wants and make that.” There are two possible answers to that question: 1) … Continue reading

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Memorial Day with Ensaladilla Rusa (Potato Salad)

Memorial Day is a kickoff to the summer. Kiddos are out of school, pools open, we all get our first sunburns (cause let’s face it, nobody uses sunblock the first time we lay out in the sun), and grills are sizzling. … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Cinco de Mayo is coming up; just one more excuse for eating Mexican food. As if I needed one. I’ve heard this “holiday” is not actually a big deal in Mexico but somehow it has become an excuse for people … Continue reading

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Tomato, Avocado and Feta Summer Salad

It is starting to get hotter than hot around here and it is making me crave more salads and less heavy winter-comfort foods. Summer brings lots of colorful vegetables to the markets and tomatoes are one of the highlights of … Continue reading

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Noodle Salad with Spicy Vinaigrette

Guess what, this weekend was a busy one bahhhhhh!!! That was me laughing because EVERY WEEKEND is the same around here so nothing new. Adrian had two baseball games; one win and one loss, there were movies to watch, parties … Continue reading

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Tortilla de Patatas

Sometimes when I go to a Mexican restaurant with friends they ask me to explain the difference between  enchiladas and burritos. My answer to them is always “I am not Mexican! I am from Spain. Different country; different continent. We … Continue reading

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Grilling Season Begins

I hope everybody had a nice Easter weekend filled with friends, family and possibly lost of candy. I know I did. Holidays where stuffing your face with chocolate is expected and pretty much required are always welcome in this house. … Continue reading

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Welcome Spring Part II (did it really snow two days ago???)

(Note: as I write this I realize it has been a WHOLE MONTH since I last talked to you. I am not gonna lie – I’ve been tired and busy and not in mood. I promise to make it up … Continue reading

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