Portuguese Braised Pork Shoulder and Clams

I was looking for an older recipe I wrote about before for today’s blog. Reason being is I didn’t really make anything note worthy this past week. For our #worldwidewednesday family dinner we went to the Azores and while we liked everything except for the sausage, it was SO smoky and the texture was not to my liking. So this recipe Portuguese recipe popped up … Continue reading Portuguese Braised Pork Shoulder and Clams

Ravani – a moist walnut cake

Do you know it’s super distracting writing my blog this Saturday morning. There is a new phenomenon in the house according to my dog. My great nephew; who is 1 year old is here visiting for the weekend. Poor Billy (my dog) just doesn’t know what to do with him nor understand why everyone wants to play him? What about me and my tennis balls? … Continue reading Ravani – a moist walnut cake

seafood boil to go – outer banks

We have been spending the week in the outer banks of North Carolina with some friends. Not a lot of cooking other then breakfast has been happening. However I would like to share with you one of our dinners we had the other night. OK Technically we did cook it but we only needed to place an order and pick it up plus add a … Continue reading seafood boil to go – outer banks

Pan Seared Scallops and Risotto

Today is Super Bowl Sunday and I have chicken wings two ways, Buffalo and some seasoned wings with salt, pepper and onion powder. I will be baking them only.  I also have ingredients to make Italian grinders along with the all non-traditional veggies and dip just to offer something a little lighter. But since I am sure you already have a plan for your game … Continue reading Pan Seared Scallops and Risotto