Category Archives: Entrée

Za’atar Chicken Souvlaki

Souvlaki is a Greek dish of small pieces of meat grilled on a skewer; it’s a popular Greek fast food. This Souvlaki recipe has the chicken marinated in lemon juice and zest, fresh oregano and garlic before it’s sprinkled with … Continue reading

Posted in Entrée, Grilling, Picnic Fare, Poultry, Salads, Saucy Southerner Recipes | Leave a comment

Scallop Crudo – Fish Friday Foodies

This month’s Fish Friday Foodies theme is “Let’s Go Raw”.  Since Crudo is Italian for “raw”, what could be better? This super-simple Scallop Crudo recipe can be used with any raw fish; it includes zest of orange and lemon, Serrano … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Entrée, Fish, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Saucy Southerner Recipes | 8 Comments

Seafood Risotto #FishFridayFoodies

One pan dinners are a busy cook’s dream! Perfect for hectic weeknight meals, they can be elegant and beautiful as well as delicious and filling! This recipe for Seafood Risotto is a great example of all of those things! 

Posted in Entrée, Fish, Rice and Grains, Saucy Southerner Recipes | 14 Comments

Roasted Golden Beet Borscht (Soup Swappers)

Soup Saturday Swappers are back; this month’s theme is root vegetables. This recipe for Roasted Golden Beet Borscht is simple to prepare and simply delicious. 

Posted in Entrée, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Soups, Vegetables | 18 Comments

Couscous with Spinach and Lemon Wine Sauce (Meatless Monday)

This recipe for Couscous with Spinach and Lemon Wine Sauce was inspired on a recent trip we took to Hilton Head Island in South Carolina. I’ll tell you how I transformed something I saw in the frozen food aisle. 

Posted in Entrée, Meatless Monday, Pasta, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Side Dishes | Leave a comment

Crock Pot Carne Guisada – Mexican Beef Stew (Soup Saturday – Slow Cooker Recipe)

Imagine beef stew. Imagine beef chunks seared, then stewed to tender perfection, low and slow in a Crock Pot.  Imagine that beef stew spiced to perfection with garlic, re-hydrated peppers, cumin, coriander and Mexican oregano (just for starters). Then, imagine … Continue reading

Posted in Crock Pot Cookery, Entrée, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Soups | 18 Comments

Irish Seafood Chowder (Fish Friday Foodies)

This recipe for Irish Seafood Chowder is stock and cream based, and is loaded with sliced scallops, smoked salmon (that imparts the most wonderful smokiness to the chowder), chunks of cod and mussels. Studded with corn and new potatoes, it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Entrée, Fish, Holiday Cooking, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Soups | 12 Comments

Crock Pot Guinness Corned Beef Brisket with Cabbage and Guinness Cream Sauce

Wherein you pile the ingredients in a Crock Pot, let them simmer, remove some pan drippings, make a simple cream sauce and have the best recipe yet for Guinness Corned Beef Brisket, Carrots and Guinness Cream Sauced Cabbage for St. … Continue reading

Posted in Crock Pot Cookery, Entrée, Holiday Cooking, Saucy Southerner Recipes | Leave a comment

Salad with Asparagus Poached Egg and Lemon Vinaigrette

The first sign of spring is always teeny, tiny, baby asparagus; what better way to showcase it than in a salad topped with a creamy poached egg, shaved Parmesan cheese and a zesty lemon vinaigrette? 

Posted in Brunch, Condiments, Eggs, Entrée, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Meatless Monday, Salads, Saucy Southerner Recipes | Leave a comment

Macaroni and Beef Skillet – (Beefy Cheesy Mac)

This super cheesy Macaroni and Beef Skillet recipe is a grownup version of that boxed helper you may have had as a kid. Flavored with cumin, coriander and garlic, it’s reminiscent of Chili-Mac; it’s very hearty and it’s sure to … Continue reading

Posted in Casseroles, Entrée, Meats, Pasta, Saucy Southerner Recipes | 2 Comments