Chilled mango soup

Soups are one of my favorite menu items to serve when busy weeknights necessitate a quick dinner.  But when you live in the desert, something about a steamy bowl of soup just doesn’t cut it during the scorching summer months.  Using one of the menu items from Disney’s cruise ships as inspiration, I recently served… Continue reading Chilled mango soup


If you watch food shows, you’ve probably noticed the trendyness of deconstructed dishes.   This BLT Grilled Romaine Salad with Creamy Gorgonzola Vinaigrette, my friends, is my version.  It’s a deconstructed BLT, hold the carbs.  It starts with a base of grilled romaine, which I admit sounds kind of funky but you really needn’t be… Continue reading BLT GRILLED ROMAINE SALAD WITH CREAMY GORGONZOLA VINAIGRETTE

Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges

If we’re not Facebook friends (why not, by the way?) you might have missed my post this weekend about our menu.  Your loss.  Because what a menu it was!  It included these: I know.  Totally drool worthy right? I can’t claim them.  They were finds.  And though I can’t claim them as my own,… Continue reading Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges