Category Dinner

Jimmy Melt

 Above: Where I got the idea = General Store in Kennedy Meadows, CA
We took a trip to Kennedy Meadows, CA in September 2012. We rode our dirt bikes nearly 100 miles all over that mountain. One of the days we decided to ride down to the General Store. When we got there we decided to order lunch. James “Jimmy” my Husband ordered a plain cheeseburger...
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Salted-Baked Potatoes

I got this idea from Outback Steakhouse. They have the best salted-baked potatoes!

You can do this two ways: Coated with egg whites or Olive Oil

4 Russet (baking) potatoes
1 egg white, lightly beaten or Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/2 cup kosher salt

Clean and scrub potatoes
Preheat oven to 425°F.
Prick potatoes in several places with a fork or knife.
Coat each potato with egg white OR O...
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Whiskey Steak

Ingredients for 3 New York Steaks:

½ Cup Balsamic Vinegar

½ Cup Whiskey (I used Jack Daniel’s. You can use better ones but if your husband catches you, he will make you use something cheaper for the marinade. That’s what happened to me J

Olive oil

Salt & Pepper

Rub olive oil, kosher salt, and pepper on both sides of steaks

In a large zip-lock bag pour in the balsamic vinegar and...
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Pesto Tomato


As many large tomatoes as you desire

1 jar of Classico Traditional Basil Pesto or make your pesto from scratch

Your favorite cheese – I use Mozzarella

Salt & Pepper


Cut the tops off your tomatoes or cut Roma tomatoes in half.

Cover the top of the tomato with about 1 tablespoon of basil pesto

Bake on 350 for 30 minutes or until the tomato is soft on the outside

Sprinkle the cheese on top...

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Chile Verde Tacos

My dear friend Ashli shared this with me. So very thankful!


1 x 4  lb. pork butt / pork shoulder – Estimated cost for 4 pounds is $10.00

1 jar of Chili Verde from Archer Farms (Target) or a Jar of 505 Southwestern Green Chile Salsa from supermarket 16oz. Some Targets don’t carry the Chili Verde any longer, so you may have to use their Roasted Salsa Verde by Archer Farms...

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