I never give up on a dish or particular meat that I can’t get right. For some reason, Pork Chops have never been a specialty of mine. That is until I came across a very tasty recipe in Bon Appetit this week. BBQ style pork chops using a nice marinade to sit on the chops…
Month: July 2009
Spicy Shrimp Fettucine
Spicy Shrimp Fettuccine recipe adapted from Cooking Light Ingredients 8 ounces uncooked fettuccine 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined 2 cups chopped plum tomato (about 5) 2 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 teaspoon …
Tilapia Fish Tacos with Peach Salsa
Recipe adapted from Cooking Light Ingredients Salsa: 2 cups finely chopped peeled peach (about 2 medium) 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped 1 garlic clove, minced Remaining ingredients: 1/2 cup …
Victoria Butterfly Exhibit
This was really nice, my daughter enjoyed seeing this. I’m not done posting about our trip! We did a stop in Victoria Canada at the Butterfly Exhibit. We made good use of our vacation trip and saw many things along our journey. click on pictures for better viewing.
Dale Chihuly Art Work in Portland
Another interesting stop on our trip was to see the glass art work from Dale Chihuly, he is known for the beautiful artistry work in the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas.
Sauteed Tilapia with Honey Scallion Dressing
This is the simplest recipe and my favorite way to prepare Tilapia. I love that it is so healthy too. Cooking Light Ingredients Dressing: 2 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons chopped green onions 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce 1 teaspoon bottled ground fresh ginger (such as Spice World) 1/4 teaspoon …
During our trip in Seattle we made a stop at the Aquarium where the kids had a fantastic time. I saw an Eel and Octopus for the first time. This Aquarium is way better than the one in Long Beach.
Oregon Coast….beautiful A bit chilly but perfect weather for hiking and I love photography with an over cast sky. Click on Pictures This window shot is from the cottage window where we stayed at our friends house.
Arrogant Bastard Ale
Just wanted to sneak a post in here for another great Beer find called and I’m not kidding, “Arrogant Bastard Ale.” You must try this….if you love beer 😉
Multnomah Falls in Oregon
We went on this really nice and steep hike at Multnomah Falls while in Oregon.
Vancouver- The Butchart Gardens & English Tea
Another favorite stop along our journey was in Vancouver at the Butchart Gardens. The most beautiful gardens I’ve yet to see. We stopped for some English tea and lunch, I was really impressed by this place. I wish I had a different format for my blog just so you can see the actual size of…
Mt. Saint Helen as of Late June 2009
One of my favorite adventures on this trip was seeing Mt. Saint Helen after the volcanic eruption of 1980. It’s really fascinating to see new life forming there again. There is still a stream of ash or mud that forms along where the river ran through as well as the top of the Mountain peek….