“It’s Greek to Me” Chicken Gyros With Tzatziki Sauce

Chicken, Main

The marinade for the chicken for this Greek Chicken Gyros recipe is SO GOOD that I use it even when I’m not making Gyros. Try it once, and I think you’ll be as obsessed with it as I am! Using traditional Greek Yogurt is what makes the marinade, and also makes the sauce great. It has great taste, and does not […]

Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing


When I was a kid, my mom would make this, and being a spoiled kid, that liked traditional salad, (lettuce with Italian dressing) I never would eat it. A few years later, once I did, I lived in regret of what I had been missing.  This easy to make salad with a warm dressing is a simple but elegant start […]

Low Carb Crab Cakes

Main, Seafood

There are a lot of recipes out there for Crab Cakes, and most have Calories and Carbs that are off the chart.  This recipe creates a crab cake that has all of the taste, without worrying about the need to have a defibrillator close by the dinner table.  Using fresh ingredients and minimal fillers, these Crab Cakes makes this recipe […]

Classic Shrimp Scampi

Main, Seafood

America can’t seem to get enough of shrimp scampi: It’s one of the 10 most-searched recipes on cooking sites throughout the country during the summer (more popular than burgers!) and #shrimpscampi has more than 134,000 posts on Instagram. What’s the excitement all about? Do we love shrimp scampi because it’s simple but seemingly fancy? Or because it’s done in 30 […]

Willow’s Sweet Combo Baby Back Ribs

BBQ, Main, Pork

Looking or a way to show off your smoking talent? Willow Seasonings “Sweet Combo Baby Back Ribs” recipe will make your rib game the envy of the neighborhood. What brings it higher is the use of their “Sweet Smoke” rub combined with their “Sweet Thang” sauce.  Its a great combo and simple enough that it takes all the confusion out […]

Basil-Ginger Marinated Pork Tenderloin

Main, Pork

If you are looking for an effortless dinner with high potential to please, look no further. This is a subtly fragrant piece of meat to welcome the first spring vegetables, or refresh on a hot summer day. It requires almost no work, just a nice piece of tenderloin, a meat thermometer, and some veggies and a good starch. I chose […]

Beef Daube Provencal

Beef, Main

Daube is a classic Provençal stew made with inexpensive beef braised in wine, vegetables, garlic, and herbs de Provence, and traditionally cooked in a daubier, a braising pan. A traditional daubier is a terracotta pot that resembles a pitcher, with a concave lid Pin Print Beef Daube Provencal Recipe by Gary Course: DinnerCuisine: French, BeefPrep time 45 minutesCooking time 5 […]

My Big (and not so) Fat Greek Salad


Pin Print Traditional Greek Salad Recipe by GaryCourse: saladsCuisine: GreekServings 4 servingsPrep time 15 minutesCalories 140 kcal In Greece, like in our home, a Greek Salad this is a staple in my kitchen from early spring to the early part of fall. And it’s truly the best use of the season’s quality produce including juicy tomatoes, cucumbers, green bell peppers, […]

Buffalo & Sweet Potato Tacos

Bison/Buffalo, Main

Buffalo Meets Sweet Potatoes Both of these fillings are very easy to make and cook quickly.  You can ratchet up the heat by using more jalapenos or adding some a little more cayenne pepper or chipotle pepper.   Also, I like the dish to have a bit of sweetness with the brown sugar to contrast with the rustic buffalo flavor.  When […]

Wild Game Tacos

Main, Wild Game

Try these flavorful tacos made with wild game meat, a marinade which highlights Gold Toad’s Chipotle Hot Sauce,  and delicious toppings! This recipe is super easy to whip together and a great way to turn your game meat into a family favorite. If game is not available, you can use a beef skirt steak or sirloin. Golden Toad is a […]