No Recipe Required: Fresh Sweet Corn with Avocado and Cilantro

July 22, 2011 at 2:29 pm | Posted in Mexican/Southwest, No recipe required, Quick and Easy, Vegetables | 34 Comments
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  • Fresh sweet corn from three ears of corn
  • Place in a microwave safe bowl, sprinkle with salt and pepper and top with a pat of butter
  • Microwave for one minute
  • Top with sliced avocado, chopped cilantro and a sprinkle of red pepper flakes

Fresh Sweet Corn with Avocado and Cilantro….It’s What’s for a Summer Side Dish.

No Recipe Required: Cauleen’s Fruit Dip

June 1, 2011 at 7:18 am | Posted in Fruit, No recipe required | 19 Comments
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One small tub of Cool Whip.

One container of pina colada flavored yogurt.

Mix together and serve as a dip for a fruit tray at your next party.

Cauleen’s Fruit Dip…It’s What’s for a Party!

One Year Ago:  Simple Glaze For Grilled Shrimp

Two Years Ago:  Cream Cheese Flan

No Recipe Required: Pasta with Short Ribs and Capers

May 20, 2011 at 6:29 am | Posted in Beef, No recipe required | 24 Comments
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  • Slow cook short ribs in your favorite jarred marinara sauce until fall off the bone tender.
  • Remove ribs from sauce, remove meat from bone and shred. Skim fat from sauce.
  • Toss sauce, shredded beef, halved cherry tomatoes and capers with cooked bucatini pasta.
  • Top with coarse grated Parmesan cheese.

Pasta with Short Ribs and Capers…It’s What’s for Dinner.

One Year Ago: Chicken Marengo

No Recipe Required: Chicken Cutlets

May 14, 2011 at 8:01 am | Posted in Chicken, No recipe required | 15 Comments
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  • Salt/pepper and saute two chicken cutlets until browned and cooked through.
  • Meanwhile, in a bowl mix together fresh baby greens and any herbs you have available such as mint, chives, tarragon or basil.
  • Drizzle greens with Dijon vinaigrette, or your favorite bottled dressing and toss well.
  • Place cooked cutlets on a serving plate and drizzle with a little of the vinaigrette
  • Top with baby greens and herb mixture

Chicken Cutlets Topped with Baby Greens and Vinaigrette…It’s What’s for Dinner.

One Year Ago:  Grilled Lamb Salad With Cumin Vinaigrette

No Recipe Required: Apple and Brie Sandwiches

May 3, 2011 at 8:10 am | Posted in No recipe required, Quick and Easy, Sandwiches | 40 Comments
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  • Lay two slices of rustic Italian bread on a sheet pan. 
  • Broil one side until toasted.
  • Remove from oven and spread untoasted side with Dijon mustard.
  • Top with arugula, thin sliced gala apples and two slices of thin sliced Brie cheese
  • Pop it back under the broiler until cheese is melted.

Adapted from Fine Cooking

Apple and Brie Sandwiches…It’s What’s for a Quick Dinner.

One Year Ago: Tarragon Burgers and Citrus Salad

No Recipe Required: Chili Dogs

April 22, 2011 at 3:56 pm | Posted in Beef, No recipe required | 29 Comments
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Chili Dogs

  • Open and heat a can of Cattle Drive Chili (Costco)
  • Heat up hot dogs
  • Microwave hot dog buns 15 seconds
  • Top with grated cheddar cheese and chopped onion
  • Side with bbq potato chips

It’s What’s For Dinner.

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