Creatively Transforming Food

Month: September 2017

Lemon Shrimp Pasta

Lemon Shrimp Pasta

When devising a dinner, we check out what’s available in the freezer, fridge and pantry and go from there. I had a pound of jumbo shrimp left over from some Coconut Shrimp we made recently and pasta aplenty in the pantry. Lemons go well with shrimp, […]

Touchdown Chili

Touchdown Chili

  An autumnal chill is definitely making its presence known which coincides with the traditional start of football season. There’s only one thing on my mind today and that’s a good bowl of Touchdown Chili. Perfect name,  don’t you think? No matter to which team your allegiance […]

Oven Baked Beans

Oven Baked Beans

  Oven Baked Beans will rock your next Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day or any day barbeque! They are a fabulous side to add to any summer get-together. Controlling what goes into your food should be of great importance. Challenging oneself to create memorable food […]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Pancakes

  It was the Friday before Labor Day and my oldest grandson, Vanze, chose the breakfast menu. “Pancakes, Gigi!”, he said. When asked what type of pancakes, he said peanut butter. Hmmmm…. Well, that’s one type I’ve never made so I improvised a bit using my […]

Sweet Pickled Watermelon Rind

Sweet Pickled Watermelon Rind

What is Sweet Pickled Watermelon Rind, you ask? Well, it’s an amazing compliment to any special family meal. My grandmother, who was an awesome cook, served these on the table with a royal spread of food, whether it be turkey or a leg of lamb. […]