Category: He’s a “Keeper”

Provencal Pork Apple and Herb Stuffing

Apples

I’ve stuffed a lot of birds, this stuffing is by far one of my best yet. It’s moist, herby, and sweet. The sausage adds a pleasant savory note. Using whole wheat bread crumbs made from fresh bread adds a rustic…

Appetizer Curry Dipping Sauce

Crudités

This extraordinarily easy dip is one of my absolute-go-to sauces. It takes only moments to whisk up and it drives everyone wild! It’s excellent with fresh veggies, chicken strips, French fries, deep-fried shrimp, as a sandwich spread, and even as…

Grilled Chinese Five Spice Marinated Chicken

Chinatown Signs

I adore this cheeky little Asian dish whose unique flavors come from my custom Chinese Five Spice blend of Anise, Cloves, Cinnamon, Fennel Seed, and Black Pepper. If you don’t wish to battle the crowds and traffic to find an…

Manhattan Red Clam Chowder

Manhattan Bridge

When I was little, red clam chowder was the only soup I remember. It came out of a can. I loved it! My grown-up version is, I dare say, much better. Besides being delicious, it’s very easy on the waistline.…

Naughty Chicken Stroganoff

Truffle Hunters

So amazing that your man will snort like a truffle-hunting pig! It’s a naughty dish so you’d better get busy. I won’t say what. Hint… hint… Making out burns 238 calories per half hour! 😉 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil 2…

Leaping Fish Chowder with a Kick

Fish

Although a deceitfully simple soup, it’s full of rich flavor. Serve it with a crusty buttered bun or a bacon and tomato sammie. If you’re watching your figure or someone else’s substitute milk for the cream. Happy tummy time! 2…

A Hurried Curry of Chicken and Peppers

Spice Market

The man walks in. I’ve had a rough day battling this, that, and the other thing. As has he. It’s cold out. I want to warm our souls so I conconct this hurried curry. It’s warm. It’s bright. It gets…

A Saucy Sauted French Bird Sweet and Tangy

Paris Landmark

Girlfriends love it and men moan over it. This saucy dish is so easy that it practically cooks itself. It’s not only a quickie but it’s healthy and tasty…the trinity achieved in one pan! Splash of Olive Oil for the…

Simply Posh Salmon Bisque

Vintage Salmon Label

This soup drives my man wild and when I say wild. I mean he moans like a bear in a honey pot. He hugs the bowl like a babe at the breast. You catch the drift. On the sticky scale,…

An English Hash Turkey Bubble and Squeak

English Crest

Bubble and Squeak was made popular during WWII when food was rationed. My Nan and Mum often made it, usually on a Monday morning with Sundays Roast Dinner leftovers. The name Bubble and Squeak comes from the sounds that makes…