Slow Cooker Lamb Shanks

Some of you know my aunt and uncle owned a restaurant in Greektown.   When I used to go down to Greektown in Detroit, I would always order a gyro.  Then I discovered a lamb shank.  There is a restaurant in Manassas that makes a great one – Katerina’s .  So I decided to do…

Shrimp Scampi

This is a classic dish at most Italian restaurants and Red Lobster.  But instead of 36-40 shrimp, I used 16-20.  They are buttery, garlicky and tender. (Nobody likes rubber shrimp)l.) They are also simple to do.  I hope you like it. 1 pound 16-20 shrimped,  peeled and deveined (I got mine at Crosby’s Crabs) 1/2…

10 Ways To Reduce Sodium In Your Diet

I have high blood pressure and have to take drugs to control it.  I’m not a doctor, but here are some of the changes I made to lower it. Read labels! They tell you the percent of your recommended daily value (DV). As always follow your doctors advise. 1. Replace regular bread crumbs with Panko…

Mall Style Chocolate Chip Cookie

Remember when you could get a good cookie at the Mall? When malls still existed and the internet hadn’t killed malls? You can’t get a warm gooey cookie from the Internet, at least not yet.  I decided to try and do my own version of that classic.  It should bring back memories of you bribing your…

Duck In Tangerine Sauce

I find duck to be an underused main course.  I love it in tacos and Chinese food.  I had some duck in the freezer that I needed to use up, so I did my take on orange duck.  It’s got a little French and a little Asian and a lot of taste.  I hope you…