Category Archive: Quick/Easy

Spicy Coconut Shrimp Stew

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Last week I made that “lick your plate clean” amazing Malaysian Lime Coconut Halibut recipe which left me with an open partially used can of light coconut milk. I had seen a recipe in Perfect One – Dish Dinners that called for light coconut milk and since it made 8 servings I simply cut the …

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Rosemary Chicken Salad

Rosemary Chicken Salad

Yes, it is October and although I should be making chili, stew and soup our weather dictates otherwise. With nearly triple digit weather upon us a cold lunch sounded good on Saturday. This chicken salad is fast and flavorful. Hubby Tom thought it was something you would get at a gourmet sandwich shop! If you …

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Fish & Vegetables in Foil Packets/garden lites Souffle Product Review

Fish & Vegetables in foil packs Nutmeg Notebook

The foil pack cooking has continued to be a theme around here but with fish this time. The prep is easy, they are no fuss to bake and clean up is a breeze. They are perfect when cooking for one or a dozen. Prep them ahead of time if you wish and refrigerate until ready to bake. While …

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Zucchini Red Pepper & Shallot Pie WWPP7

Zucchini Red Pepper & Shallot Pie Nutmeg Notebook

Do you have some zucchini that needs to be used up? If not, you need to buy a zucchini so you can make this amazing savory pie. Helen @ Doing A 180 posted about this recipe on her blog and I knew as soon as I saw the recipe that I had to make it. Helen …

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Whole Wheat CousCous Salad & More Healthy Lunch Box Ideas

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Have you ever noticed that when someone else cooks for you the food tastes even better? Since I am the main cook around here it’s pure delight when someone cooks for me. While my mom was in town for the wedding she made one of our favorite from scratch meals – her homemade Runzas.  Don’t …

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