Month: August 2019

End of Summer BBQ

DRY RUBBED RIBS, BROCCOLI SLAW, AND FRIED YELLOW SQUASH With Labor Day coming up and summer winding down, it gives us one more opportunity to gather with friends and family for a relaxing BBQ to enjoy the nice summer weather. On this final summer weekend of fun and sun, I like to make some of […]

“Montana” Tacos

I grew up enjoying a taco that we called “Montana” tacos. My grandparents lived in Baker, Montana when my Dad was young. My Grandma Dottie got a recipe for taco shells from a friend there that consisted of flour, corn meal, egg, and milk. When I was growing up my grandparents lived with us. Grandma […]

Italian Meatballs served with Garden Fresh Salad

Meatballs are a family favorite in our house. My Grandpa Al was 100% Italian, both his parents immigrated to America in the early 1900’s from Italy. I was fortunate enough to spend a lot of time with my grandfather and learn to make a lot of the foods his mother, my Great Grandma Tessa, prepared. […]

Grilled Cilantro Shrimp and Pork Fried Cauliflower Rice

This meal is a go to summer dish in our house. It is quick and easy. Better yet, all 3 kids love it, even with it being cauliflower rice. I serve it along with my garden fresh salad, and did on this particular occasion. On days we want to be out enjoying the North Idaho […]

Garden Fresh Salad

I make this salad almost every night with dinner. I also make it at lunch several times a week and just add left over meat from the night before. During the summer all of my ingredients come fresh out of the garden which makes it even tastier! During the winter I use boxed power greens […]