Browsing Category : Savory

Shrimp and Spinach Trottole


6 WORD MEMOIR: Pasta . . . let me count the ways. – Dr. G I. Love. Pasta. And you’re going to love making and tasting it, too. One of these days I’m going to make a nice reference page, here on Cutting Board Stories about the various shapes of pasta out there.  Even better, I’m going to share with…

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Greek Chicken Tacos with Tzatziki Sauce


6 WORD MEMOIR: Taco Tuesday; America’s favorite eating pastime. – Dr. G Taco Tuesday. That one day of the week that has become a staple in most households and a wait in line at Latin themed restaurants.  This particular day was a cooking challenge from an old associate when I lived in Savannah. Yes, I’m an AT ALIEN through and…

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Chicken Burgers with Mango Salsa


6 WORD MEMOIR: Needed therapy. Retreated to Mon’s kitchen. – Dr. G Whenever I have to go through at least two buggies to find one that isn’t dysfunctional, I know that the trip to the grocery store with, Mon will bring on some form of anxiety. Mon, is one of my closest girlfriends.  She started as a client during the early…

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Spaghetti Pasta Salad


6 WORD MEMOIR: Real friends cook for each other. – Dr. G  Having girlfriends are essential to life. An encouraging group of women that nourish the growth of one another. Each one of us serves as a good supportive bra to the other.  No matter the variances in lifestyles, having a village, a tribe of women that are there during…

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Gorgonzola Mushroom and Spinach Rigatoni


6 WORD MEMOIR: Bite by bite, obstacles turned opportunities. – Dr. G Pasta. Carbs. Gains. Loss. I have a loud and proud public relationship with this carb.  The endless combinations of sauces, additions of seasonings, vegetables, and meats . . . the memories of my tragic fail in first attempts to make pasta from scratch. I have it down to a…

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