Saturday, March 17, 2018

Whiskey Sweet and Sour

This is a great cocktail for serving n St Patrick's Day or anytime. 

I've used pure maple syrup but you can also use sugar or honey if desired.

You can adjust amount of sweetness desired.

4 - 6  oz. whiskey or bourbon
1 - 2 T. each: pure maple syrup, fresh lemon juice.

In the bottom of a clean cocktail glass pour in maple syrup. Add 1 - 2 ice cubes.

Pour whiskey over ice cubes. Add lemon juice, adjust to taste. Stir to mix.

Serves 4.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Spring Break Fish Tacos

Love a spring break getaway but can't afford it? This recipe will give you a taste of it without packing. 



1 lb. fish fillets
1 egg
1/2 - 1 c. flour
zest of 1 lime

1/8 - 1/4 tsp each: salt, pepper
1 clove garlic: crushed, chopped

2 - 4 T. oil

Pinch of each: turmeric, red pepper flakes, dried parsley


8 flour or corn tortillas or your favorite hard taco shells.
1 c. each approx.: shredded lettuce, shredded cheese, diced tomatoes,
1/2 c sour cream.


Cut fish fillets into strips.

In a bowl combine, flour, lime zest, pepper, garlic, red pepper flakes, parsley, salt and pepper.

In a bowl crack and beat egg slightly.

Dredge fish strips in egg, then dredge lightly in flour.

Heat skillet to medium high heat. Lower heat to medium and add oil. 

Add fish to pan and cook for 5- 8 min or until done.

Spoon fish unto your favorite tortillas or taco shells. Top with your favorite fixings.

Serves 4.

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Living The High Life Ham Roll Ups

This is great for an award night party or anytime.

1/3 - 3/4 c. cream cheese softened (adjust amount needed).
1/ 4 - 1/2 c sour cream

2 green onions chopped
4 - 6 slices of lean ham
1 T. Lime juice
1/8 - 1/4 tsp each: salt, pepper, granulated garlic. 

In a mixing bowl combine cream cheese, sour cream, green onions, salt, pepper, garlic, lime juice, mix well. 

Spread a layer over the ham. Roll the ham up. Trim off any ragged edges with a knife.

Wrap roll ups in plastic wrap or wrap paper and place in refrigerator for several hours or overnight to chill. 

When ready to serve, remove from refrigerator and cut into pieces.

Serves 4 - 6.

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