Monthly Archives October 2011

Lemon Pepper Chicken

2 Chicken Breasts
4 garlic cloves chopped
1 Lemon

In a pan, add chopped garlic and EVOO. Cook until brown

Take 2 chicken breast and cut into strips

Rub chicken with EVOO, salt, and pepper 

Lay chicken into pan and squeeze 1/4 of a lemon on chicken

Drain chicken juice out of pan with a spoon so the chicken browns

Flip the chicken once it...
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Childhood Memories

I loved when my mom would make me one of three things!

#1 – breakfast in bed

#2 – peanut butter and banana sandwiches

#3 – Fluffernutter (peanut butter & “FLUFF” marshmallow sandwich) – Perfect for the kids!

As an adult, I became a fan of grilling these sandwiches for friends and late night parties...

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Easy Fruit Tart Pie

Use seasonal fresh fruit if possible. The fresher the better! Charts below for California seasonal fruits.

1.5 cups self rising flour

1 1/4 sticks butter (3/4 cup)

1/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed

1/2 cup chopped nuts

8 oz. cream cheese, softened

1.5 cups powdered sugar

8 oz. cool whip

Fruit: Seasonal (I used a can of crushed pineapple, 1 basket of strawberries, 2 kiwi’s, and 1 banana)


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Drums of Fire – Hot Wings

1.5 – 2 pounds Foster Farms Chicken Drumsticks


1 tablespoon of La Costena Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce (blend until smooth) Use more if you like EXTRA Spicy! You can use Curry paste if you don’t like Chipotle peppers. This can be found in pretty much any supermarket.

2 tablespoons soy sauce

2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds

1 tablespoon toasted ses...

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Jalapeno Bacon Turkey Burgers


While dining at one of my all time favorite restaurants in Palm Springs I stumbled upon jalapeno bacon. Tara the owner of Cheeky’s makes a Cheeky’s BLT with bacon she marinates with jalapeno and serves with pesto fries. I had to come home and try this out. My husband doesn’t like jalapeno but he did enjoy this bacon. You can put this on just about everything...

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Chicken Parmesan

6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (1 to 1-1/2 pounds)
Nonstick cooking spray
2 slightly beaten egg whites
2 tablespoons water
3 cups cornflakes, crushed
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning, basil, or oregano, crushed, or 1 teaspoon snipped fresh basil or oregano
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
3 cups spaghetti sauce or 1 Jar (a friend made t...
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Traditional Slaw Salad