Curry Chicken Salad

*Picture coming soon. Here is an easy and delicious recipe that is perfect for the hot summer months.  The curry adds a nice spice whereas the chutney brings a bit of sweetness to the mix.  If you prefer it less sweet, add less chutney.  I also love the various textures offered by the grapes, cashews,…

Potato Salad

When I first met Ian, he adamantly disliked potato salad.  He thought it was too "mayonaissy."  A few years ago, I tried Bobby Flay's Mesa Grill's Southwestern Potato Salad and immediately thought this could be THE potato salad for Ian. While it does have mayonnaise, it's balanced because of the chipotle puree, which adds spice and smokiness. Also, the…

Buttermilk Pancakes

Growing up I was never a big pancake fan. They often were too sweet or lacked flavor. That is until I tried the buttermilk pancakes at Roots Cafe.  They are slightly sweet, a bit tangy, light, and airy.  Truly delicious.  Here is my take on their drool worthy pancakes. Recipe: Buttermilk Pancakes Prep Time: 5 minutes…

Tupelo Restaurant Review

Food: Under-seasoned and disappointing. Service: Attentive, helpful, and welcoming. Atmosphere: Modern and plenty of natural light.  Seating was tight, so be prepared to hear neighbors' conversations. Location: 508 Main Street Park City, UT When I first heard of Tupelo in Park City, I was excited. There's no way I could have a disappointing meal there.  It…

Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

This is one of my go-to dressings.  I especially enjoy it during the summer months because of the availability of fresh corn.  However, canned corn tastes just as good.  Even if you claim to hate cilantro, try it out! There's a good chance you'll be as happy as a clam while eating it. Ingredients 2…

Coffee Cake Muffins

Here's a great recipe for muffins that are delicious for breakfast, a snack, or dessert.  They're light, not too sweet, and go perfectly with a hot cup of coffee or tea. ​​SMXLL Recipe: Coffee Cake Muffins Prep Time: 5 minutes             Cooking Time: 20-25 minutes          …