Daily Dinner Table

Ideas for dinner tonight. Household and kitchen tips, recipes, tweaks. What's worked great, and not so great.

Monthly Archives: May, 2012

Med Pie (Mediterranean Pizza)

My oh my, ‘atsa Pie! I was first introduced to a version of this pizza by my sister in law, Kathy, who is a fabulous cook. I don’t recall exactly … Continue reading

May 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Excitement around here!

Well, I made some fun food tonight, but I hate to say that American Idol took up my time! Several other events kept me from posting tonight, but tomorrow I’ll … Continue reading

May 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Ginger Martini

Man O Man, this IS good!  My niece, Suzanne, first told me about this wildly refreshing martini. I could never find the ginger juice called for in the recipe,  (we … Continue reading

May 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Party Peacock

Here is a great centerpiece you can eat too! My sisters an I made this for my niece’s wedding reception last fall. Maddie (Step-Mom of the bride) saw an idea … Continue reading

May 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Spaghetti Limone

My very talented & beautiful daughter in law made this for dinner tonight and it was spectacular! Very light, fresh, & so flavorful. It has endless possibilities to tweak for … Continue reading

May 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

You don’t know Jack Salsa

Who’d think snacking could be good for you? With this salsa, you don’t have to feel too guilty. If you use celery squash or zucchini rounds instead of chips, all … Continue reading

May 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Crab Dip

A delicious, quick and easy appetizer. My Mom made this quite often and I always requested this for my birthday dinner… along with crab legs (no, one can never have … Continue reading

May 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Chutney Cheese Ball

These get eaten up right away, and the request for this recipe soon follows.  Super simple, a great thing to whip together quickly if company drops in, or if you … Continue reading

May 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mixta (Mixed) Paella

On a recent trip to Spain, I bought something I’ve always wanted. A genuine Paella pan! A carbon steel pan. They come in a gazillion sizes and it was tough … Continue reading

May 18, 2012 · 5 Comments

Garden Chicken with Herbed Goat Cheese with Lemon Butter Caper Sauce

This is one of my favorites!  It’s easy, looks great, and is really tasty. Again, I’m not much of a measurer. I’m  a look and feel type of cook. Some … Continue reading

May 10, 2012 · 1 Comment