Month: June 2010

Mozzarella, Tomato, Basil – Caprese Appetizers

Mozzarella, Tomato, Basil – Caprese Appetizers

I am loving mozzarella lately!  I can eat it plain, jazzed up with seasonings, breaded, fried, and placed on top of a salad.  It’s all good! A few nights ago, I served it caprese style – on a stick. The flavors are simple and wonderful. This…

Dinner on the Deck

Dinner on the Deck

Sometimes hubby and I go out on Friday or Saturday night but when we don’t, and the weather is nice, we like to have “Dinner on the Deck.” This can involve firing up the grill but not always. Sometimes I’ll cook in the kitchen and…

Gorgeous Green Beans

Gorgeous Green Beans

I served these last night with broiled halibut steaks and new potatoes seasoned with butter and parsley. My husband commented twice about the colorful presentation. It was so pretty I wish I had taken a photo of my entire plate but I was just so…

Fabulous Crab Cakes

Fabulous Crab Cakes

When shopping for crab meat you will see it categorized as either back fin, claw, or lump. For crab cakes, you want lump meat. Lump crab meat generally costs $20 – $30 per pound. Imitation crab meat (usually white pollock) is an economical alternative but, in…