Sausage and Tortellini Soup with Spinach

I spent about 45 minutes perusing cookbooks at my local Barnes & Noble on a recent afternoon, searching for one that “spoke” to me.  I wasn’t exactly sure what I was looking for — I’d know it when I found it. I flipped through the pages of every type of cookery book imaginable, but nothing … Continue reading

Enjoying Shrimp and Creamy Spinach Feta Rice – thanks to Miss Arkansas Rice (and my mom)!

Last week’s new recipe came from Miss Arkansas Rice (via an article forwarded to me by my parents, who live in Arkansas). Sponsored by the Arkansas Rice Council, Arkansas Farm Bureau and the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service, the purpose of the Miss Arkansas Rice program is to “encourage interest in rice cookery and rice promotion … Continue reading

Spicy Lime Tilapia

Article first published as Spicy Lime Tilapia on Blogcritics. Summer’s here (well, not officially, but Memorial Day does catapult us head-first into the joys of the season).  Up north, summer can be all-too-fleeting, so getting good meals to the table (or patio) quickly is important as we extract as much fun as we can from each day. … Continue reading