Ghost Curry Lobster Chowder

So, I’ve been shopping at my favorite spice shop again and noticed they are using the Ghost pepper or Bhut Jolokia (the second hottest chili pepper in the world) in some many mixes. They have ghost pepper salt, dried or ground ghost peppers and this lovely ghost curry powder that I decided to try. It’s…

Blackened Chicken Tacos

I just got back from a trip to San Diego and I must admit I was surprised at how much they like their tacos down there. Don’t get me wrong, I love tacos too and ate plenty of them while there. If any of you are ever there, make sure you check out a place…

Quick Teriyaki Stir-fry with Jasmine Rice

I’m not a rice eater but my husband is.  Yes, I know it’s crazy and I’m trying to change my views on rice but it goes back to childhood trauma of one of those events where my parents forced you to eat something I didn’t want. A word of advice to all you parents out there, if…

Salmon Patties with Spicy Remoulade and Spinach Salad

Spring is in the air and I’ve switched over the cooking from the heavier winter foods to springtime veggies and light dishes.  My husband thinks I’m crazy to let the season affect my cooking and what I like to eat but I was raised on a produce farm where we ate what was in season….