Simple Marinated Grilled Tuna

I do not eat fish as often as I used to due to high mercury levels, but I still believe everything is okay in moderation. When I do, I make sure the fish is wild and line caught. Did you know you are entitled to… Keep Reading »

Tilapia Dijon

Greek yogurt lends a creamy, yet healthier twist to this classic French dish, while the sharpness of the mustard brings the mild flavored tilapia to life with a dash of sophistication from the dry Sherry. Don’t worry about that little munchkin or fussy eater, just… Keep Reading »

Honey-Pecan Crusted Salmon

Honey seems to bring out the full-bodied flavor of the omega-3 rich salmon, while the crunchy pecan topping gives it more texture. Another surprisingly simple and quick salmon dish you could whip up for a family dinner or a fancy schmancy party.
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Roasted Garlic & Chili Rub Porterhouse Steaks

This versatile rub is an outstanding on any kind of beef, chicken, pork or shrimp. I sometimes find garlic already roasted at the store, which does save time, but it is very simple to do – just check out my note below. Any extra can… Keep Reading »

Dalmation Yearnings: Brodetto

Jewels loving the extremely fresh seafood in Croatia

I’m off to Marianne Williamson’s retreat this weekend (and looking forward to eating vegan chef extraordinaire, Tal Ronnen’s food), but I’m so excited to share with you the first of what I hope will be many Unrequited Travel… Keep Reading »


Cruising the Caribbean & Panama Canal with mom and dad 1978

My parents showed me enough of the world to whet my voracious appetite for travel forever. BTW, my sister Patty was on that cruise with us (being the sweet big sister I was…I probably knocked… Keep Reading »