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Squash, Chili and Coconut Chicken Peruvian Style

This braised squash, chili and coconut chicken Peruvian style, with the flavor of  aji amarillo chilies and coconut, is an outstanding dish that’s full of complex flavor. Slightly spicy and slightly sweet, it tastes like you’ve been working all day, but the secret is the actual active time is only 20 minutes! Made with squash, …

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No Churn Ice Cream (Chocolate Oreo)

This rich, no churn chocolate ice cream filled with everyone’s favorite cookie-well, I’m assuming that is an Oreo-requires no ice cream machine and only 5 ingredients. This ought to get you through summer! No churn ice cream appears to have been invented by Nigella Lawson.  If you’ve never had no churn ice cream, well, welcome …

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Stuffed Mexican Peppers with Cheese and Corn

Stuffed Mexican peppers with cheese and corn are perfect as a side dish or a main course. Rich and flavorful, these poblanos will soon become a family favorite. Everyone requests them. I just ate the last of the stuffed Mexican peppers that I made when Alex was home. These are so good I can’t believe …

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S’mores Bars with Nuts

S’mores Bars. Lacking a campfire, this one is pretty good. Sticking to the traditional components of Hershey bars, graham crackers and marshmallows-this s’mores bar with nuts will please anyone. And you can serve them year round! S’mores bars have three standards. Graham crackers, marshmallows and Hershey bars. It doesn’t require a campfire though. Made quickly, …

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My Mom’s Secret Coleslaw Recipe

This is my mom’s special coleslaw recipe. She always made it with purple cabbage, sugar and celery seed. What can I say? This is pretty special coleslaw! (This is an updated post from July, 2014) My mom’s homemade coleslaw is unlike any cabbage salad I’ve ever made. And that’s exactly what coleslaw is. The term …

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