Thai-Style Baked Turkey Patties with Cabbage Slaw

  It was a weekend of heavy dinners for me.  I seem to have made up for the (self-imposed) absence of beef in my diet at home by having steak with my girlfriends Friday night and a burger with other friends Saturday night.  By the time Sunday rolled around I was ready for something a […]

White Turkey Chili

  Standing over the stove, I picked up my wooden spoon for a tiny sample.  Pleasantly surprised by what I tasted, I put the spoon down, replaced the lid on the pot and walked away.  Two minutes later I found myself back in front of the stove.  Maybe it needs more spices, I reasoned.  I […]

Southwestern Turkey Burgers and Sweet Potato Fries

  I’m preempting my scheduled post for these turkey burgers because my husband and I liked them so much. It’s been raining buckets here in northern California and I’m prone to feeling melancholy during the rainy season.  My way of counteracting the wet weather blues was to use the grill, rain and all.   And […]

Sichuan Green Beans and a Blog Update

  Things have been a bit quiet around here, at least you haven’t been hearing much from me.  I apologize for being behind on visiting with all of you and in responding to your comments here.  I assure you there’s plenty going on behind the scenes and I expect to return to a more frequent […]

Lime Chipotle Turkey Sliders

All my life, this has been my idea of a good burger–simple, highlighting the big, bold flavor of a juicy beef patty.  I’ve tried the occasional veggie burger but none has satisfied like the traditional beef variety.  One might even consider me a burger snob since I deigned to think that non-beef burgers were not […]