Drunkin Shrimp with Mushrooms

12 ounces gemelli pasta (or any other desired pasta) Three-quarter medium-size onion chopped 4 cups sliced mushrooms One cube unsalted butter 1 tablespoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper 1/2 half cup Crown Royal Whiskey® 1 cup water, white wine or chicken broth Two extra-large vegetable bouillon cubes 1/4 cup flour and water for thickening 1 pound cooked…

Deviled Eggs

My kitchen was overcome with the aroma of boiled eggs which is not always a good or bad thing unless you’re the Greek critique who just stepped in the door.  Mr. Hubby didn’t like the fragrance one bit.  I hadn’t noticed but since it was 2 dozen eggs for a Christmas party the number of eggs…

Winter at Central Park

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.  I’ve been busy wrapping presents and going out for last minute gifts.  I did finally find the perfect gift for that friend who has everything and then a bottle of Chocolate Port for my hubby at one of my favorite specialty groceries here in Southern Arizona; AJ’s.  No, we are…

BigOven Update

Big Oven has made more updates and improvements to their Cooking & Recipe Website.  Gotta love these guys for all they do for us!  To see my recipes on BigOven you can go to this link:  http://bigoven.com/myrecipes/KCinAZ Go to this link to read about the improvements.  http://blog.bigoven.com/index.php/improvements-to-my-recipes/

Jamaican Brown Cow

While taking a day trip during a vacation in Jamaica a few years ago we came across this delightful brown cow.  I liked the fact that he or she (couldn’t tell) just laid there and looked back at me with those large brown eyes.  He did look at me as though to say.. “Don’t come…

Grilled Chipotle Shrimp Appetiser

Who would have thought that I would still be grilling outdoors in the middle of December!  It wouldn’t surprise me as much but we are again at Ironworks and the temperature was a brisk 45 degrees outside when I put the shrimps on the grill.  I cook year round at our home in the Valley of the…