Cherry Pies

Bonjour, Y’all! I love this time of year, when the cherries are in season!  We were inspired by these wonderful fruits. So we incorporated them into the menu. We baked cherry pie, and hand pies.   Paired with creamy cinnamon ice cream makes a very delicious summer dessert. What is your favorite fruit of the…

Two versions of Turkey Chili

Bonjour, Y’all! Trying to stay healthy while wanting to enjoy an old favorite? Want to fit into that yellow bikini? Turkey chili is the way to accomplish that goal. Today’s Du Jour is Turkey chili with tomato slices and candied jalapenos honey cornbread. We also stuffed a sweet potato with our turkey chili today. Both…

Seared Pork Chop with an Apple Cider Peach Sauce

Bonjour Y’all! It’s a new week, a beautiful sunshiny Texas Monday.   Today’s Du Jour is a thick cut, bone in, perfectly seared pork chop, topped with sautéed peaches with an apple cider peach sauce. As a cold salad we paired this dish with a strawberry, cucumber salad. Pair with an ice cold Lager, or…

Seared Sword Fish Topped with Sundried Tomatoes, Artichokes and Feta!

Bonjour, Y’all! While shopping for a white fish this week, I found a beautiful swordfish steak. I decided to top the swordfish with sundried tomatoes, artichokes and feta. This Mediterranean dish is perfect for a hot summer dish. Recipe for Seared Sword Fish with a Sundried Tomato Tapenade Seared Sword Fish Sword Fish Steak 7…

Almond Crusted Chicken Tenderloins with Lemon Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Bonjour, Y’all! We put a twist on an old favorite today. The Du Jour of the day is Almond-Crusted Chicken Tenderloins with Lemon-Roasted Sweet Potatoes. Encrusting the chicken tenderloins with almonds gives the chicken a nice crunch and beautiful color. We also served these tenderloins with a Dijon grainy mustard dip. Tossing in some nuts…

Roasted Romanesco Over Spaghetti

Bonjour, Y’all! Today we roasted this beautiful vegetable, Romanesco! Our Du Jour for today was roasted Romanesco over spaghetti. Romanesco has a delightful spiral formation. It tastes similar to cauliflower and broccoli. Have you ever had Romanesco before? If you have, what is your favorite way to eat this unusual vegetable? If you haven’t, take…

Asian Turkey Meatball Lettuce Wraps with Fried Rice

Good Afternoon, Y’all! Today is a beautiful summer day here in Texas, now that the rain has stopped. Today’s Du Jour is an Asian meatball lettuce wrap that we paired with a fried rice. These tasty mini lettuce wraps make for great finger food for when the weather gets hot. Is the weather hot in…

Apple Roasted Cornish Hens with a Broccoli Kale Salad

Bonjour, Y’all! Happy Monday! I hope y’all had a great weekend. Today’s Dujour is a roasted Cornish hen that is topped with apple slices. The hens are served with a broccoli kale salad tossed in an apple vinaigrette. When the hen is roasting, the apples caramelize, adding a nice sweetness to the dish. What is…

Grilled Pork Medallions with Southwest Sweet Potatoes.

Bonjour, Y’all! Summer is only 17 days away. It is this time of year when grilling, and Southwest flavors are on my mind.   Today’s Du Jour was grilled pork Medallions with a side of Roasted Southwest Sweet Potatoes and Sautéed Mixed Vegetables. Is grilling calling your name? If it is, what will you be…

Seared Filet Mignon with a Red Wine Au Jus

Bonjour, Y’all! For today’s Du Jour we are serving up a Seared Filet Mignon with a Red Wine Au Jus and a side of lightly sautéed Asparagus in a garlic butter. When paired with a hearty cabernet or merlot a dream dinner is complete.   What is your Dream meal? Leave us a comment. Busy…

Chef Aimee at Home – Vegetable Curry Stew.

What a beautiful color? For tonight’s dinner I threw together a simple vegetable curry stew. Good way to get in those greens in especially the ones you don’t like. Is it time for guilt free seconds yet? Bon Appetit, Y’all! Busy life? Love great food? Follow Me.    

Grilled Lobster Drizzled with Pesto !

Bonjour, Y’all ! I am excited to announce my new blog about the food my team and I cook each day! Today’s Du Jour is Grilled Lobster Drizzled with pesto over a Fettucine tossed with tomato and basil. What would y’all like to see in the future on the blog? Please comment below. Busy life?…