Fresh, simple, affordable and Off the Hook recipes!

Franco/American recipes.

The variety of recipes are from my Artisan back ground cooking to my fresh catch of the day!

Using the freshest ingredients available to create healthy, simple and delicious recipes at affordable prices that are off the hook!

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Father's day healthy side dish! Three Bean Salad

1 can green beans drained 1 can yellow wax beans drained 1 can red kidney beans drained 1/2 cup black olives sliced 1 large tomato diced 1/4 cup banana pepper rings 1 green onion chopped dressing- 1 lemon zests and juiced 1/4 olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh oregano chopped 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 14 teaspoon cracked black pepper In a large mixing bowl add salad ingredients. Whisk salad dressing and pour over salad toss and serve. This can be made a couple days in advance and is a great side to take to a cookout! Bon Appetit!

Monday, June 10, 2013

Key Lime coconut macadamia pie!

1 ½ cup graham cracker crumbs 1/3 cup sugar 3 tablespoon butter melted Mix and press at the bottom of pie crust. Bake in a preheated oven at 350 for 10 minutes. Removed and cool completely 3 egg yolks 1 14oz can condensed milk ½ cup lime juice 2 teaspoon lime zest With electric mixer first beat egg yolks until nice a fluffy gradually add condensed milk, lime juice and zest. Pour in cooled pie crust return to oven and bake an additional 15 minutes. Let it cool completely 1 cup heavy whipping cream 3 tablespoons sugar ½ teaspoon coconut extract (optional) 1/3 cup crushed macadamia nuts With electric mixer beat cream, sugar and extract together until it forms peaks. Top pie with cream

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Easy but elegant weekend breakfast my friends this one is well worth trying!

Onion and Chive Poached Eggs 4 slices of Artisan French bread 4 oz onion & chive cream cheese 4 eggs 1 tablespoon vinegar Additional fresh chives. On medium high heat in a deep non-stick frying pan add water up to one inch from the top of the pan add 1 tablespoon vinegar bring to a slow boil. Gently crack eggs into the water cook until egg whites have hardened. Gently remove and place on a plate line with paper towel to absorb all of the water. Toast bread and smear 1 oz cream cheese on each toast top with one egg and sprinkle with fresh chives.