Vortex Breakfast!

Today’s “Vortex” Breakfast was indeed a spur of the moment urge to record the sunrise on this day January 29, 2019…a fridge morning in the low 40s that prompted me to warm myself with a hot plate of fresh scrambled eggs with chives from my garden along with sauteed fresh […]


Grilled Chicken Thighs w/Fresh Blueberries & Blue Cheese Salad

I’ve  been doing a lot of cooking lately and didn’t feel like preparing a complicated time consuming dinner. So, I went to an old favorite…grilled chicken thighs over a bed of tossed organic spring mix greens, fresh blueberries, Sargento crumbled blue cheese, and Pompeian red wine vinegar. The Blueberries and […]


Gazpacho with Grilled Shrimp

It’s the week before Christmas, and Rob and I have been to 4 parties in the last week.  We’ve had too much to drink and way too much decadent foods to sample.  So, we wanted something light and healthy for dinner. To begin our search we went to the Farm […]


Torta Milanese

If you want to make a big impression at your next brunch make this delicious Torta Milanese. It will b


Grilled Sweet Potato Salad

Rob and I both love sweet potatoes. We love them baked, oven roasted & grilled. Have made this recipe a few times before and everyone loved them. The only take about 10 Minutes to prepare, and pair especially well with grilled fish or chicken. Great combination – the sweetness of the potato and spiciness of the dressing!


Sherry Braised Beef Short Ribs

It’s now November in SW Florida. After a sweltering summer, we finally got a break in the weather and Rob requested what he calls “Winter Food”.  I had beef short ribs in the freezer and called our friend Ruth Manchester (who by the way is an award-winning chef) for a suggested […]