Soup, Salads and Sandwiches

Grilled Shrimp Caesar with tomatoes and crumbtons

This is a super quick meal, great for lunch or dinner. You can substitute chicken or salmon for the shrimp too. I use a grill pan so the tomatoes and shrimp dont stick, you can find them at Fred [...]

Chicken Noodle Soup

This soup is great on a cold night or an night when you have a cold. I t is delicious for lunch with a half sandwich too. It makes a large batch so i freeze leftovers in small containers and then [...]

Tomato and Blue Cheese Soup

My husband loves this soup. On a Saturday afternoon I will make this soup with a classic grilled cheese or dress it up with my pesto Panini. Either way it is my twist of the all American hot [...]

Blackberry Peach Spinach Salad

Summer on a plate! I absolutely love peach and blackberries together and this salad captures the best of both. If you don't like feta cheese you can sub in blue cheese. The recipe is for a vegetarian [...]

Croque Madame

Makes 6 I featured these recipes for my 2012 Mother's Day segment on Q13 Fox This Morning, this is a great recipe for all of the Dads out there to make Mom feel special on Mother's Day. The [...]

New England Clam Chowder

Makes 12 cups Ingredients 7 slices of bacon, diced 2 cups yellow onion, small dice 1 cup celery, small dice 1 cup carrot, small dice 1 Tablespoon garlic, minced 1/3 cup flour 3 tablespoons [...]

Manhattan Clam Chowder

Makes 8-10 cups Ingredients 7 slices bacon, diced ¾ cup yellow bell pepper, small dice 1 cup yellow onion, small dice ½ cup celery, small dice ½ cup carrot, small dice 1 Tablespoon garlic, [...]

Turkey and Brie Pockets

This recipe is from my "Thanksgiving Remakes" segment which aired on Fox Q13 Morning News on November 21st, 2011. My idea was to help you use your Thanksgiving leftovers in a way that's creative, [...]

Sushi Sandwiches

This is Sushi your kids will love! Sandwiches re-invented, pressed and rolled into fun Sushi bites! Ingredients Sliced sandwich bread, with the crust cut off Fillings: turkey, sliced or cut into [...]

Pita Pockets

Move over lunch bunch, your kids will love these simple, delicious and homemade Pita Pockets.   Ingredients Whole wheat mini pitas tuna fish + relish meatball + ketchup + [...]

Fingerling Potato Salad

Serves 6 This recipe was featured as part of Jill's "Farmers Market" television segment on Fox Q13 morning news. Ingredients 4 ½ cups fingerling potatoes, washed and halved 1 ½ cup [...]

Northwest Chef Salad

Serves 4 Dressing Ingredients ¾ cup mayonnaise (you can use olive oil mayo) 1 Tablespoon + 1 teaspoon ketchup 1 Tablespoon + 1 teaspoon sweet relish pinch of salt and [...]

Chilled Corn Soup with Tomato Basil Relish

Serves 4 Tomato Basil Relish Ingredients 2/3 cup tomato, chopped 2 teaspoon jalapeño, diced 4 teaspoons lime juice 4 teaspoons yellow onion, minced 1 Tablespoon Basil, [...]

Greek Burger

Makes 4 burgers Make Ahead: Up to one day ahead, make the sauce and form the patties, keep covered in the fridge. Ingredients 1/3 cup canola mayonnaise ¼ teaspoon heaping minced garlic 2 [...]

Buffalo Style Burger

Makes 4 Burgers The Slaw (you can use 1 ¼ cups of pre-shredded cabbage mix if needed) Ingredients 2 Tablespoons canola mayonnaise ¼ cup blue cheese, crumbled ¼ teaspoon lemon juice pinch of [...]