Turkey Burgers with Roasted Eggplant and Sweet Onion

I love making Turkey Burgers- the meat is healthy to cook with.  If you hit the search button on my blog- several different versions will probably come up but this latest one I really love.  I nabbed this tasty recipe from food.com.  I added 2 Tablespoons of toasted sesame oil to my recipe I just love…

Creamy Seafood Chowder

This is the perfect cold weather meal, tasty chunks of Cod, Potatoes and Clams in this rich and creamy broth.  What goes perfect with this is a slightly toasted and dipped in olive oil soar dough bread.  I found this recipe at Fine Cooking.  I’m not a big soup lover as I usually only make…

Incredibly Tasty Chicken and Shrimp Paella

Since I’ve been back from Spain I’ve had this craving for Paella and I found such an incredible recipe that I’m adding it to the rotation.  This is not a dish that you can find in any Mexican Restaurant, as this is a Spaniards staple.  Luckily, Cooking Light came through yet again for me and…

Gingerbread Roll With Cinnamon Cream Cheese

Christmas is in 2 days….this Gingerbread Roll is a soft, sweet and fragrant  Holiday treat that you must bring to your table for Christmas.  🙂 Okay, so this was my first attempt at making a Gingerbread Roll and it was a challenge for me.   The hard part was actually rolling the cake up,  I…

Barcelona, Spain- Part 2

This is part 2 of our Barcelona, Spain trip  and I’ve got more to cover on Antoni Gaudi a magnificent architectural modernist with the most unique creations that is astounding as well as a trip to the Marcat which is a version of what we call here in America “Farmer’s Market” just 3 times better…

Beef Daube Provencal with Roasted Red Potatoes

This dish slowed cooked for  5 hours and the  Cabernet Sauvignon , meat, onions, thyme, rosemary and garlic just brought a beautiful smell to my house. I got this really incredibly flavorful and tender meat recipe from Cooking Light.   I obtained the Roasted Red Potato Recipe from the Food Network and the rosemary is a…

Toledo, Spain- Medieval Architecture and Meson Palacios Restaurant

We took a train out to visit the city of Toledo. This was one of my favorite Cities that we visited along with Seville and Granada which I have more to share with you in my upcoming posts. Interesting facts about the City of Toledo- It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986 for its extensive…

Madrid, Spain- Favorite Tapas Bar and Architectural Beauty

I just spent the last week in a half in Spain, and it is the most beautiful architecturally astounding place I’ve ever seen.  There is so much art to this Country in all 5 cities we visited and I’m thinking Spain to be the place architects would flock to for inspiration.  After a long 9…