My Little Greek Backyard

Greek Inspired Grilled Chicken Wraps Summer time equals grilling time! But here in Vegas it really isn’t safe to venture outside until the sun has gone down. The long hot summer days leave you feeling drained and in need of  little night time pick me up. The last thing your want after a scorching hot… Continue reading My Little Greek Backyard

Pasta in the Cupboard

Roasted Bell Pepper and Tomato Pasta Sometimes I can be slightly OCD but really I just like things to be well organized even if those things aren’t mine. So here’s the story, one day I’m at my mom’s house and I get there really early, so early that the only person awake is my dad… Continue reading Pasta in the Cupboard

Pasta on the River

  Orzo with Parmesan and Basil     My family can be a bit eccentric we love all things delicious and beautiful including the Great Outdoors and Food. Camping was something of an art form in my family, one that we perfected in the years before my parents bought their cabin in Duck Creek Utah. Now… Continue reading Pasta on the River

7 Simple Ingredients 1 Amazing Result

Linguine and Tomatoes                Julia Child once said that she didn’t consider Italian cooking to be “real cooking,” Italian food is far too easy to prepare. Well Mrs. Child, I must say that one of the many reasons I love making Italian food is for its simplicity. Unlike the complexity of Classical French cooking, Italian… Continue reading 7 Simple Ingredients 1 Amazing Result

What’s for Dinner?

Herb Marinated Steak and Arugula Salad Winter is quickly leaving us behind as spring starts to settle in for her short visit to Las Vegas. Packed up are the days of heavy meat and potato dinners that shielded us from the cold winds of winter. Spring is in bloom and it’s time for the salad… Continue reading What’s for Dinner?