You read the title… but you will never guess what I am about to write next. Well Yes – the lasagna was good but guess who ate it?  The pickiest eater on the planet – Cooking junior.  He gave it two thumbs up! I was in shock and it was pretty hard to wipe the [...]


How To Enter the Kitchen Aid Giveaway Today: For today’s entry – Tweet about the contest: “@ZestyCook is hosting a 12 Days of  @KitchenAidUSA Christmas giveaway!  Enter to win a KitchenAid mixer!  (”   Must leave a comment on this post with the link to the tweet for the entry to be valid.  If you do not [...]


Top of the week to you from the campground. The internet access here at the campground is terrible (hopefully the owners are reading this post) as it is pretty much unuseable. With that said, I took the show on the road and am getting the post done at a local CAP site down the road. [...]


A+ Lemon Chicken

by zesty on September 24, 2010 · 5 comments

Help The Students Event: Day 18 Happy Friday!  It is hard to believe that the end of the month is drawing so near.  Does anybody else feel that September flew by?  I cannot believe it.  Lots of action over here so I guess that usually makes time fly.  Alright, today I have a very special [...]


A Salad and A Sunset

by zesty on August 18, 2010 · 8 comments

Well the zoo was amazing and the vacation has been a ton of fun so far. It feels like we have been going non stop day and night and by the time I get to bed I am exhausted. I am not complaining as the kids are having a ball! We are slated to head [...]


Summer Fresh, Taste Filled Pasta Salad

by zesty on August 2, 2010 · 7 comments

Happy Monday!  What signifies summer more than outdoor grilling, fresh basil, garden tomatoes, and great family and friends to join and share?  This past weekend we hosted Mamma’s Cooking birthday celebration.  It was filled with grilled pork tenderloin topped with an apricot and apple chutney, bbq turkey and beef sliders, delicious salads, roasted vegetables, fresh [...]


Grilled Quesadillas w/ Bacon

by zesty on July 21, 2010 · 3 comments

Hello from Charleston, West Virginia.  Yesterday was a busy day in Mississippi and right after the client meetings I drove back from Tupelo to Birmingham Alabama to fly out of this morning.  The flight times just worked out a little better from Birmingham than Memphis. Right after the client meetings we decided to take a [...]


Chopped in Cooking's Kitchen

by zesty on April 28, 2010 · 15 comments

Welcome to my kitchen for a little mid week Wednesday fun!  Do you ever watch the show chopped on the Food Network – I happen to LOVE it.  Here is the premise if you are not familiar. “Chopped” the Show The series challenges four up-and-coming chefs to turn a selection of everyday ingredients into an [...]


Toasted Chicken Basil Tomato Sandwich

by zesty on April 26, 2010 · 11 comments

A successful weekend has concluded and Mrs. Cooking has arrived back home from a getaway with the girls.  While away, I on the other hand had somewhat of a normal weekend with the kiddos.  We did have a lot of fun working outside in the yard, watching the Curious George dvd at 6:45 am, cooking [...]


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