Creatively Transforming Food

Month: July 2015

Creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing

Creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing

Creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing is a great topping for a rice bowl full of tomatoes, avocados, black beans or chick peas and maybe some summer fresh corn! Perhaps on a fish taco or grilled shrimp? Why not use it as a dip for fresh vegetables or on […]

Marvelous Homemade Mayonnaise

Marvelous Homemade Mayonnaise

Marvelous Homemade Mayonnaise ?There’s a first time for everything! I’ve never made mayonnaise before. In the movie  Julie and Julia, about a blogger cooking all of Julia Child’s recipes from her book Mastering the Art of French Cooking, there is a scene where she is preparing fresh mayonnaise. […]

Honey-Dijon Chicken Salad

Honey-Dijon Chicken Salad

Honey-Dijon Chicken Salad is perfect to make ahead of time and use to pack your lunch for work the next day or two or to share with small get together of friends. It’s quick to prepare and a delight to eat! Serve it over a bed […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Texas Sheet Cake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Texas Sheet Cake

Chocolate Peanut Butter  Texas Sheet Cake is made for memories, especially when it’s topped with any form of Reese’s!  However, layers of chocolate and peanut butter transform this into a different level of pleasure.  Its  moist texture and a perfect blend of flavors transforms you back into […]

Grilled Asparagus-Prosciutto Bundles with Herbed Goat Cheese

Grilled Asparagus-Prosciutto Bundles with Herbed Goat Cheese

Grilled Asparagus-Prosciutto Bundles with Herbed Goat Cheese is a delightfully creative way to use summer flavors. The fresh thyme from my patio garden is found  just outside my kitchen door, where it belongs. It is an incredible addition to the herbed goat cheese. I’m still waiting for […]

Pasta Puttanesca

Pasta Puttanesca

Pasta Puttanesca  is a sensory celebration of flavors. It’s fragrant and spicy. The smell permeates the house and lures Jim down to the kitchen as if under a spell. He hovers, awaiting its pleasure. My husband indicates it’s orgasmic! Yeah, it’s that good! Puttanesca  originated in […]

Hot and Spicy Chesapeake  Crab Jalapeno Poppers

Hot and Spicy Chesapeake Crab Jalapeno Poppers

    Hot and Spicy Chesapeake Crab Jalapeno Poppers were developed from a  combination of making too much crab dip for just us and buying a bulk quantity of jalapenos at my favorite produce market, How Sweet It Is . The crab was bought there also. […]

Hot and Spicy Chesapeake Crab Dip

Hot and Spicy Chesapeake Crab Dip

Hot and Spicy Chesapeake Crab Dip is rich and decadent. It’s fit for a crowd you want to impress ! Once you have prepped your ingredients, it will come together quickly and be in the oven permeating your kitchen with the aroma of Old Bay […]