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Favorite Recipes

When I’m not working with professional services firms, I am either exploring a remote beach or cooking! Here are a few of my favorites:

Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing

From Food Network Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown Show: Good Eats Episode: American Classic I: Spinach Salad Ingredients 8 ounces young spinach 2 large eggs 8 pieces thick-sliced bacon, chopped 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 large white mushrooms, sliced 3 ounces red onion … Continue reading Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing

Maryland Crab Cakes with Quick Tartar Sauce

By Jennifer Segal Servings: Makes 6 crab cakes, enough to serve 3 adults as a main course Ingredients For the Crab Cakes 2 large eggs 2-1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise, best quality such as Hellmann’s or Duke’s 1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup finely diced celery, from one stalk 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley … Continue reading Maryland Crab Cakes with Quick Tartar Sauce

Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Garlic Cilantro Lime Slaw

Courtesy: pinchofyum.com Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 10 mins Yield: 4 (2 small tacos each) DESCRIPTION Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Garlic Cilantro Lime Slaw – ready in about 30 minutes and loaded with flavor and texture. SO YUM! INGREDIENTS for the garlic cilantro lime sauce 1/4 cup oil 1/4 cup water 1/2 cup chopped green onions 1/2 … Continue reading Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Garlic Cilantro Lime Slaw

Perfect Guacamole

Recipe courtesy Nordstrom Entertaining at Home Chef Kuesel’s adjustments noted by “*” 6 Avocados 1 tomato, cored and chopped 1/3 cup red onion minced *3 cloves garlic minced ¼ Jalapeno pepper, seeded de-ribbed, finely minced *¼ Serrano pepper, seeded, de-ribbed, finely minced 2 Tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 Tablespoons chopped cilantro ¼ Cup sour cream … Continue reading Perfect Guacamole