Egg roll in a bowl is a simple and delicious meal that comes together in about thirty minutes which makes it great for a weeknight dinner. In fact, we have been eating this about once a week for the last month. Egg Roll in a bowl is one of Food Critic’s favorite meals, right after homemade macaroni and cheese and enchiladas. I first heard of […]
Simple Seafood salad is something that I love. It’s one of my favorite things to buy at the store, but I don’t do it often because it’s what I consider a luxury item. I have been making crab salad at home for years, so I decided to try my hand at making a copycat of the seafood salad that’s available in the deli at my […]
Asian “Tuna” Salad doesn’t sound like a vegan recipe, but it is. The “fishless” tuna that I used for this recipe was Loma Linda Sesame Ginger Fishless Tuna. I purchased this product as part of my pre-vegan shopping trip. I wanted to make sure my pantry contained some simple ingredients that I could use to put together simple meals on nights when life is crazy. […]
What do you do when you are trying to cut back on bread, but the family wants to grill burgers? It’s simple. You make a cheeseburger salad. If you want to make it even better, make it a bacon cheeseburger salad. This salad is a definite winner in our house.
Shrimp Louie is another salad that I first learned about during visits to Castagnola’s Lobster House in Santa Barbara. The salad is simple to prepare, cool, crunchy, and very satisfying. The combination of the sweetness from the shrimp and the heat from the green onions and radishes tantalizes your taste buds and makes this a perfect dinner salad for a hot summer evening.
Four Layer Shrimp Dip is one of those simple recipes that can be thrown together at the last minute when you’re expecting guests. The best part about Four Layer Shrimp Dip is that it’s so tasty no one will suspect that it’s so easy to make.
All of the members of my household love Spanish Rice as a side dish, and I frequently make it from scratch. Scratch made Spanish rice uses a couple of cans–chicken broth and tomato sauce, but for this challenge, I decided to try a different method to make Spanish rice. This is a simple recipe is made completely from shelf stable items. This version has […]
What do you do get when you arrange your tortillas, filling, and green enchilada sauce in layers instead of rolling them up? It’s something that I call delicious. We also call it Enchi-sagna. Enchi-sagna is Patty Cake’s short hand for Enchilada Lasagna. The best reason for making our Green Chili Enchi-sagna this way is that it takes much less time that rolling enchiladas and placing […]
Remember those Lima beans that I cooked a while back? After we had eaten all of the beans, I still had a pint of leftover Lima bean broth. Regular visitors know that I like to try to eliminate as much food waste as possible in our home. I needed to do something with that broth before it went bad, and my family wanted a bean […]
This recipe began on a family vacation when my family wandered into a Hot N Juicy Crawfish Restaurant. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this franchise, they serve crab or seafood boils which allow you to select from a variety of different seafood as well as flavors such as Garlic Butter, Cajun Style, and Lemon Pepper. In addition to selecting the flavor, […]