Archive | February, 2010

Ina Garten’s Baked Shrimp Scampi

Sometimes you need a special dish that will wow your guests, but require little work. I’m not saying I don’t like to work hard in the kitchen, but seriously, if you don’t have to…. Well, this week I had my in-laws over for dinner. And what was on the menu? The Barefoot Blogger’s March Recipe: […]

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Daring Cooks: Middle-Eastern Mezze

Ah, the Winter Olympics are here and I must admit, this is the first year that I’ve been hooked to the t.v. watching it every possible night. Having never been a competitive athlete myself, let alone someone who would be considered an athlete, I must admire the Olympic athletes drive and nerves of steel. Which […]

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Sun, Snow and The B-52

From what I hear on the news, they tell me it’s winter outside. Okay, but it’s hard to think about winter when it’s a sunny 75º sunny day outside. And, yes, we Southern-Californians do get sick of the sunshine and warm weather. You wouldn’t eat chocolate everyday, would you? Okay, bad example, but I think […]

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Coconut Cupcakes

Well, I guess I was able to sneak in a sweet treat that you can make for your special Valentine! Luckily, this week’s Barefoot Bloggers recipe is for Ina Garten’s Coconut Cupcakes. I haven’t baked anything since Christmas, much to my children’s protest. After a month of indulging in sugar and chocolate, I was done […]

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Chicken Cacciatore

I know, I know. Valentine’s Day is 5 days away and I don’t have a post on chocolate, heart-shaped goodies or romantic meals. Well, let me tell you what happens at my house on Valentine’s Day. Nothing. Absolutely nothing. I have one of those husbands who likes to on and on about how he doesn’t […]

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Immune-Boosting Smoothies

I can tell winter is here not because it’s cold outside, remember I’m in Southern California. It’s beautiful out there! I can tell it’s winter by the number of colds my family has suffered from. Since Christmas, my family of five has manage to pass colds on to each other back and forth for probably […]

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