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Instant Pot Adobo Chicken Wings

Instant Pot Adobo Chicken Wings

YUM! Say it with me…ADOBO! Adobo is a popular Philippine dish using any type of meat that is typically marinated in vinegar and garlic and browned in fat. The recipe that I’m about to share with you, is THE BEST ADOBO CHICKEN WINGS RECIPE if […]

Soft Shell Crab Sandwich

Soft Shell Crab Sandwich

Guess what this time of year brings us? If you guessed 🦀 Soft Shell Crabs 🦀 then you are right!   This is the time of year when you can get fresh soft shell crabs at your local seafood store. I found some at Franco’s Pescheria […]

Easy and Tasty Zucchini Blossom Pizza

Easy and Tasty Zucchini Blossom Pizza

If you’re getting ready to plant this spring, be sure to plant some zucchini plants. WHY? Because I have an easy and tasty recipe for Zucchini Blossom Pizza, that’s why!   When to harvest zucchini blossoms When you start seeing blossoms like these on your […]

Date Night @ Franco’s Pescheria Lake Zurich IL

Date Night @ Franco’s Pescheria Lake Zurich IL

Friday, May3rd, hubby and I went on a date. Don’t you just love date nights? I live for those! ❤️💑 Anyway, we went to Franco’s Pescheria. I LOVE this place! You can dine for lunch or dinner and they also have entertainment on weekends, plus, […]

Grilled Salmon with Maple Dijon Glaze

Grilled Salmon with Maple Dijon Glaze

This is not meant to be a plug for Costco, however, most of the ingredients I used for this recipe I bought at  Costco – like the salmon, organic maple syrup and cedar planks. So now that the grilling weather is upon us (I think!?) […]

Beef with Broccoli, Potatoes and Onions {Bistek}

Beef with Broccoli, Potatoes and Onions {Bistek}

Here’s another one of my favorites because it’s always so tasty and only uses 7 ingredients. You can’t mess this one up! My brother loves making this too. And I think it’s one of the first recipes I taught him to make. He’s a single […]