Mango Salsa - sweet mangoes, salty olives and zesty peppers are combined for this mouthwatering tomato free salsa. Great with chips or as a fruit salad.
Appetizers, Fruit, Relishes, Jams and Jellies

Mouthwatering Mango Salsa plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

In this simple Mango Salsa, the flavors of the sweet mangoes, salty olives and zesty peppers combine for a mouthwatering taste sensation. You can serve it as a salsa on chips or tacos, etc. Or try it like a fruit salad. I had to make a few substitutions to the original recipe below based on… Continue reading Mouthwatering Mango Salsa plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

Caramelized Sweet Onion Spread - A spread or dip of sweet onions, thyme and a little fruit. Easy and healthy.
Appetizers

Caramelized Sweet Onion Spread plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

Here is a deliciously healthy dip/spread for you to enjoy at your summer BBQs or anytime really: Caramelized Sweet Onion Spread.   It is nothing more than caramelized onions with a little fruit and thyme added in, but you don't need to tell anyone it is that easy. Usually I make it with dried apricots,… Continue reading Caramelized Sweet Onion Spread plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

Jajik - Armenian Cucumbers and Yogurt - Summer Soup
Vegetables and Salads

Jajuk (Summer Soup) – plus Tasty Tuesdays Link Up

Most, if not, all Middle Eastern cuisines have their own variation of yogurt and cucumber salad or soup. The Greeks add garlic and call it Tzatziki, the Armenians go with mint and dill and call it Jajuk. Which translates to Summer Soup. My Armenian "expert", Jamie from I am Not the Babysitter, told me some people use more… Continue reading Jajuk (Summer Soup) – plus Tasty Tuesdays Link Up

Beef Shish Kebabs, Sis Kebap, Shish Kabob
Beef, Main Courses - meat

Simple Beef Shish Kebabs

How delicious did my guys think these Simple Beef Shish Kebabs were? Not only did they eat them, they complimented me! UNPROMPTED! If you tell them I marinated them in yogurt and onions, I will disavow any knowledge of those facts. They loved them, but I would have had a full fledged riot on my… Continue reading Simple Beef Shish Kebabs

Slow Cooker Beef Brisket with mushrooms and onions
Beef, Main Courses - meat

Slow Cooker Brisket with mushrooms and onions

Slow Cooker Beef Brisket with mushrooms and onions: easy, moist, tender and oh so tasty! I had a lovely little brisket I picked up on clearance just waiting to be turned into something delicious, but it was ridiculously hot outside. Which means it's time to break out the slow cooker. I didn't want to go with… Continue reading Slow Cooker Brisket with mushrooms and onions