Creatively Transforming Food

Month: June 2015

Classy and Spicy Shrimp Salad Roll

Classy and Spicy Shrimp Salad Roll

    This sultry, yet cool summer meal mellows out the heat of the day with it’s own heat. Old Bay, of course, is a main ingredient of this shrimp salad sandwich. However, the true heat comes from cayenne pepper. Can you handle that!? It […]

Summer’s Sweet Corn Pancakes… Yum!

Summer’s Sweet Corn Pancakes… Yum!

Enjoy Summer’s Sweet Corn Pancakes for an amazing taste of one of the season’s best and freshest vegetables incorporated into a breakfast treat. Just add a splash of maple syrup to the butter-topped pancakes and BAM! What a combination! The lazy days of summer lead to some […]

Old Bay Fries?.. Oh, yeah!

Old Bay Fries?.. Oh, yeah!

I like to “Old Bay” everything !  The more, the better!  This traditional Maryland spice blend spice brings summer on any time of year. It’s summer so I’m in an Old Bay frame of mind. These fries are  incredibly easy and will not disappoint you. I had […]

Brioche French Toast

Brioche French Toast

  Brioche is a classic French yeast bread whose golden color is derived from butter and eggs. It makes a special treat when used as French toast for a weekend breakfast for the family. It’s a time to reacquaint with parents and siblings for a little laughter and love. Quality […]

Mediterranean Shrimp Pita Pockets

Mediterranean Shrimp Pita Pockets

I love anything shrimp! Shrimp Tacos, Shrimp Scampi, Alfredo with shrimp…. You name it, I’ll eat it! This is a quick weeknight meal that is sure to please the shrimp lover in your house! I love that you can just pick it up to eat […]

Indian Spiced Roasted Vegetables

Indian Spiced Roasted Vegetables

  Indian Spiced Roasted Vegetables is perfect for a  Meatless Monday meal all by itself!  While looking for a new spin on veggie preparation, I came across this recipe on http://mjandhungryman.com  listed as Roasted Cauliflower, Tomatoes, Chickpeas w/Indian Spices. It compliments any meal as a side dish. It’s […]

Cornbread… For you only!

Cornbread… For you only!

About 10 years ago, a student of mine brought in “wet”cornbread, an Eastern Shore favorite, made by her grandmother. It was fabulous! I pleaded and begged her for the recipe. Shortly thereafter, I received a piece of paper with a handwritten recipe. The title? Corn Bread… […]

Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits

Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits

  Our Favorite Buttermilk Biscuit from Southern Living is an incredible addition to our family favorites. (Find this on myrecipes.com). The how-to-video displays a technique used to incorporate the butter which made my jaw drop. Ingenious!!! That’s right! No pastry blender required! Of course they […]