Entries from My Place in the Sun tagged with 'recipes'

Sunday Small Bites - chickpeas

I'm way behind in making the appetizers for our Small Bites group but I'll make an effort to catch-up and make the ones I missed. I'll probably find a way to incorporate a few of the main ingredients in...

Sunday Small Bites - potatoes

This week it was my turn to select our ingredient. I chose potatoes mostly because I have wanted to make one of my favorite Spanish tapas: patatas bravas. Bravas mean fierce and the adjective is used in reference to...

Sunday Small Bites - cranberries

Jan of Keep your Feet in the Street chose this week's ingredient. This very tart berry presented a challenge since my husband doesn’t like them that much. I wanted to make something that we both could eat so I...

Sunday Small Bites - mushrooms

I've fallen behind in the schedule of our Small Bites group but I'm almost back on track. I still have to make my ginger appetizer and will make it sometime in the next few days. Mushroom was Candi's pick...

Sunday Small Bites - olives

This week’s ingredient was chosen by Jerry, who says that he picked olives so that he could use some of the wonderful olives he brought back from his recent trip to Greece. Don't miss checking out his blog for...

Sunday Small Bites - pumpkin

Our ingredient of the week was selected by Deborah of the blog Old Shoes - New Trip. Thanks, Deborah! I chose to make a pumpkin chutney. This is an amazing recipe with a creamy sweet/savory combination. It can be...

Sunday Small Bites - pecans

This recipe came from the Georgia Pecan Commission. Following my salt-reducing efforts in my diet, I substituted the can of chicken spread for 5 ounces of roasted pork meat that I had in the fridge. I also added a...

Sunday Small Bites - smoked salmon

The ingredient was smoked salmon but I chose to use fresh salmon since I'm trying to avoid eating food with high salt content. I used fresh sashimi-grade salmon from Whole Foods which I kept in the freezer for 4-6...

Sunday Small Bites - goat cheese

This week’s featured ingredient was chosen by Nancy of A Winelover’s Wanderings. Nancy just returned from a wonderful trip to northern Italy and she posted some terrific photos of all the yummy food and fine wine that she and...

My "O" recipe

Pollo all’abruzzese coi pomodorini e le olive Chicken Fricassee Abruzzi-Style This is an adaptation of a recipe by Marcella Hazan, from her cookbook Marcella Cucina. This delicious fricassee is wonderful served with potatoes or rice. 3 1/2 pound chicken, cut...

Sunday Small Bites - avocados

This week's ingredient was chosen by blog friend, Annie of Churches in Venice. I didn’t find in any of my cookbooks a recipe I could adapt to a small bite so I searched the Web and found one that...

Sunday Small Bites - sun-dried tomatoes

The ingredient of the week was selected by Amy of Destination Anywhere. I had to do some extra work to make my appetizer because, inspired by a discussion on the ST Food Forum, I opted to make my own...

Sunday Small Bites - crab

Salmorejo de jueyes (crab stew) I'm a day late posting my Small Bite entry but as the saying goes, better late than never... The featured ingredient this past week was crab and it was Ida (Vico Girl) who chose...

Sunday Small Bites - shrimp

Today we begin a new chapter in our Slow Travel cooking group: Small Bites. Each one of the cooks chose an ingredient for their week and all 19 of us have to try a new recipe using the "ingredient...

Sunday Salad Samplers - Grilled Romaine Salad with Citrus Ceasar Vinegrette

This week's salad was chosen by Cindy Ruth of Baked Alaska. I enjoyed this delicious and easy recipe as a light lunch. I followed the recipe as written and the only item I omitted were the croutons. Love the...

Sunday Salad Samplers - Shrimp Salad

This week's salad was chosen by Jan of Keep your Feet in the Street. She described her shrimp salad as "simple, summery and good". I made the salad Friday night to share with a group of friends. I doubled...

Sunday Salad Samplers - Roasted Corn & Wild Rice Salad

Time for another Sunday great salad! This week’s recipe was chosen by Deborah of Old Shoes, New Trip. Deborah writes: I got this recipe on the internet a few years ago. Unfortunately, I can't remember where in order to...

Letizia's lasagne

Last week I found fresh lasagne pasta at Whole Foods and was reminded of a fabulous recipe I had first heard of in Sandra's blog. Last fall Sandra took a cooking class with Letizia, from Alla Madonna del Piatto, and...

Sunday Salad Samplers - Fajita Salad with Creamy Cilantro-Lime Sauce

This week's recipe was chosen by Kim of What I Really Think . I made a few changes to the recipe. I used shrimp because we had eaten chicken the last couple of days. Instead of green bell peppers,...

Sunday Salad Samplers - Grilled Tuna Salad Niçoise

Today's recipe is Debrah's version of the delicious Salad Niçoise. I grilled all the veggies on a stove top grill since the temperature outside was 98 degrees and I didn’t feel like sweating over a hot grill. I did...

Sunday Salad Samplers -Thai Chicken Salad

This week's salad is Jerry's choice. It's a fantastic Thai salad that thrilled our taste buds with a wonderful mix of flavors. Thai Chicken Salad For the chicken: 4 roasted chicken breasts ½ tsp chopped galangal (can substitute with...

Sunday Salad Samplers - Black Bean Salad for Cinco de Mayo

This week's recipe was chosen by Judy, known as TourMama on the boards. Here is her recipe: In honor of Cinco de Mayo,I decided for May 3rd to share a great recipe for a Latin flavored Black Bean Salad....

Sunday Salad Samplers - Foraging the City Salad

I’ve been on hiatus from the ST cooking groups since the conclusion of the Sunday Slow Bakers back in August of last year. Travel plans and a desire to cut back on sweets prevented me from officially participating in...

Sorbetto di Limone

I don't like comercially produced sherbets or sorbets, and the few that I have tasted were too sweet and lacking real fruit flavor. I made a sherbet for the very first time using the recipe Annie posted and I was...

Mango Sherbet

For the debut of my new Cuisinart ice cream maker I chose to do a mango sherbet. The recipe is the same as the guava sherbet, which I made a few days ago from the recipe I found on Annie's...

Guava Buttermilk Sherbet

From the moment I read Annie's post on the Strawberry Buttermilk Sherbet I knew that I had to make it. I had planned on it over the weekend using some of the fresh fruit that I had just bought but...

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