Coconut Lime Shrimp

by zesty on January 7, 2013 · 12 comments

Barbequed prawn salad with shrimp lettuce and green lime

Happy Monday to you! Let’s call the past weekend a somewhat productive weekend around the house. We finally got the outdoor rink built!  Rink is flooded and freezing as we speak.  Whoooo Hooooo Let’s start this week off with a simple shrimp recipe that you can do all year round and really impress your taste [...]


How to make great BBQ ribs. Easy tips and tricks for great ribs.  The following tips and techniques are things I have learned in the past from trial and error as well as reading a lot of great cookbooks and watching a lot of chefs on TV.  This is not new information but i hope [...]


Top 7 Ways to Use Tomatoes

by zesty on August 17, 2011 · 5 comments


Ever feel that you are running out of meal ideas with certain foods?  That happens to me sometimes so I try to step back and think about different ways to use that certain ingredient.  The last thing you want to have happen is that you get bored with a great food.  The food of choice today is [...]


Greek It Up

by zesty on July 22, 2011 · 7 comments

The end of the week is here… one must return to a normal life. But not until I share with you a Greek feast that will make your mouth water. On Wednesday night we were invited down to our friends camper for a little Greek. A little Greek was sure an understatement. I ate way [...]


Happy Monday and welcome to a new week!  I was unsure what to share with you today because I have so much in the hopper and ready to go and there is so much going on in the coming weeks.  As you know from last week, September 1st marks the start of HELP THE STUDENTS [...]


Deliciously Grilled!

by zesty on July 19, 2010 · 4 comments

Happy Monday!  I am on the road again this week visiting clients in Mississippi and West Virginia.  Despite the travels, I have some recapping to do from the camping extravaganza from last week.  I had a blast! We had a blast!  We ate great, the weather was very nice except one rainy day and the [...]


Zesty's Ultimate Cheeseburger

by zesty on September 10, 2009 · 24 comments

Ever crave a good old fashion cheeseburger?  Well this kid craves them all the time.  I know it is not great for you but listen to this… How about some extra lean ground beef, a whole wheat bun, mushrooms, onions (if you like them), dash of mustard, and a splash of ketchup.  Oh wait – [...]


Grilled Beef and Sweet Potatoes

by zesty on August 11, 2009 · 6 comments

Today is the day!!  Our first family excursion by vehicle.  I am so excited although somewhat nervous , well not really but you know what I mean.  One of my favorite meals was on tap last night.  Nothing special, nothing fancy just some grilled beef , grilled sweet potatoes and some sugar snap peas sauteed [...]


Super Easy Stuffed Grilled Pork Loin

by zesty on August 4, 2009 · 9 comments

This is where it all begins.  Remember that I promised a killer barbecue night at the sister and brother in law‘s?  The rest of this week is going to be dedicated to some fabulous dishes we had and Friday will cap off the total package with a final shot. To start off the fun list [...]


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