Tag Archive: lime

May 05

Fried dough puffs with lime syrup

This recipe had me at “fried dough puff.” While other fried dough puffs are called “doughnuts” or “fritters,” this one was keeping it real. You got a puff of dough, and it’s fried.

Feb 23

Margarita cheesecake bars

Since today is National Margarita Day, I thought I'd celebrate by sharing a recipe that contains no alcohol whatsoever! These margarita cheesecake bars are really only margarita-flavored in that they're made with lemon and lime juice. No tequila or salt here!

Jan 18

Raspberry-lime tartlets

Raspberry-lime tartlet!

A couple of weeks ago, my mom gave me some limes. Actually, “some” is an understatement. A better word to more accurately describe the number of limes I received from my mother would be “crapload.” Seriously. She sent me home with 22 limes. Twenty-two! What in the world does someone do with nearly two dozen …

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Jan 14

Speedy chicken posole


Here’s another hearty winter dish for you, just in time for 76-degree temperatures this weekend (for those of you in California).

Jul 12

Bison burgers with avocado relish


Have you ever tried ground bison meat? Tastes just like beef! (Bet you thought I was going to say chicken.) And according to the experts, it’s healthier too. Antibiotics and growth hormones are not given to bison, according to the U.S.D.A, and it is much lower in fat and calories than both beef and chicken. …

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May 27

Pork loin with mango salsa and blackberry syrup


Pork loin doesn’t get enough credit. It’s often overshadowed by a nice steak, or even chicken breast. Which is sad, because it’s such a tender, juicy and tasty cut of meat. It’s also super easy to cook, and goes well with so many different accompaniments.

May 05



This past weekend, the family and I enjoyed a walk along the gorgeous Bob Jones Trail in Avila Beach. The sun was warm, the sky was blue and it finally felt like summer. After enjoying the sea air for awhile, we decided we couldn’t go home without some fresh seafood. So after the walk, we …

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Feb 15



This drink tasted like a beach. A tropical beach, with warm breezes and palm trees and balmy waters. I really, really want to go on vacation. Soon.