• Shrimp with Garlic and Artichokes

    I absolutely love shrimp. There. Confession. What I don’t love is cleaning all the icky shells off and taking the vein out, but it’s a small price to pay for these delicious little morsels. I usually look for wild-caught shrimp when it’s on sale and try to avoid farmed when read more…

    Slow Cooker Puerco Pibil

    Pork shoulder, citrus and spices come together in this super-easy crock pot dish that I guarantee will be a huge punch of flavor. I adapted the recipe from one I found on a pressure cooker website and had to modify the achiote paste portion using dry ingredients from scratch because read more…

    Cucumber Tomato Bites Recipe

    Every once in a while, I miss crackers and it’s most evident when it comes time for parties or get-togethers. It always seems cheese and crackers and different variations of it are more than plentiful on plates and platters, circulating around and tempting me. These tasty bites use cucumber as read more…

    Smoky Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Thighs

    One thing that continues to fascinate me is how it’s virtually impossible to get American-style bacon here in Glasgow. Sure, there are rashers and even streaky bacon (which looks like American bacon) but nothing tastes quite the same. It doesn’t have any of the sugar normally added to the bacon in read more…

    Rosemary Garlic Roasted Potatoes

    White potatoes have been making their way onto my menu more recently as a post-workout (PWO) carb replacement. I know…Paleo purists are probably somewhat horrified right now – click to read Are White Potatoes Paleo? –, but the fact remains that potatoes of all kinds contain glucose which is preferable read more…