Salmon and Quinoa

I probably don’t need to tell you about the coolness of quinoa. In short, it’s like crunchy little rice nubs that fill you with whole grain nutrients. And it was on my menu last night – the tricolor kind.  I had this idea to do salmon over a Caesar salad with homemade dressing. I think … More Salmon and Quinoa

FISH by Jose Andres at MGM National Harbor: the REEL Deal!

You know I enjoy my own cooking and don’t do a whole lot of fine dining out, but this place was an experience definitely worth sharing with you.  FISH by Jose Andres is one of the fine dining restaurants at the National Harbor’s newest attraction, MGM.  Very easy to get in and out of, this … More FISH by Jose Andres at MGM National Harbor: the REEL Deal!

OBX and BBQ Nachos

Having just returned from the Outer Banks, naturally all I’m thinking about is when I can get back there. This has been my beach getaway for over 30 years, our family destination where it’s all about the beach and the family. Such was the case this time too, and the weather was spectacular. Spring in … More OBX and BBQ Nachos