Roasted Veggies

I’ve probably mentioned it before but I love roasted veggies. Roasting just brings out the most wonderful flavors in veggies that is only matched by ones cooked on the grill and even then they are distinctly different in flavors. Roasting causes the sugars to concentrate in root veggies and gives potatoes, parsnips, turnips, carrots and…

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…

Southwestern Twice Baked Potatoes

The holiday season is always busy with parties, get-togethers, celebrating and just getting ready, no matter which version of the holiday you celebrate. So I thought that I would share not only a fast and easy recipe but one that is cost effective as well. It also has the advantage of being easily sized to…

Potato and Corn Chowder

Time to get back caught up on the yummies that I’ve created to share with you now that the nasty bout of flu is over. I’m just glad it hit early enough that I’ll be happy and healthy for the Christmas holidays and traveling. I’m also glad that we are finally getting to temperatures back above…

Autumn Chicken Pot Pies

I know I’ve mentioned this before but I love fall.  The crisp cool air, the warm sun, leaves changing and here in Denver we’ve already had our first snow. And of course because it is cooling down, I start cooking more. Cooking or baking is a great way to warm up the kitchen on one…