Weeknight Meals

Barbacoa Beef Tacos

As I told you in my last post, ice cream is my favorite dessert, but tacos are my favorite savory food.  That is always how I judge whether I like a Mexican food restaurant.  I start with the tacos, and if they are good, I’ll be back. The meat inside the taco has to be
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Sausage Zucchini Boats

How is your summer going?  I hope you are able to stay cool somehow whether it is going on vacation, going to the mall, or eating lots of Popsicles (definitely my favorite way to stay cool!  🙂   It has really been a scorcher so far this summer for us in Arizona.  I have had
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Honey Glazed Chicken

I miss cookies.  I don’t know about you, but over the holidays, I got pretty used to there being a cookie around whenever I wanted a little bit of a sweet treat.  I realize I can’t continue to eat them every day if I want to be healthy, but boy is it hard to go
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Melt in Your Mouth Cuban Sliders

I don’t know if I’ve ever mentioned before how recipes are chosen for making and reviewing for Cook AZ I Do.  It is a very random scientific and emotional mathematical process how recipes come to be presented on this blog.  So I thought today I would let you know how sporadically carefully and haphazardly logically they
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Butternut Squash Soup

This was a very special week!  It was the first time since last May it was cool enough outside in the morning when I woke up to be able to open the door and just have the screen open.  That is a big deal here in Arizona because it means you made it through another
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Salmon Patties

I am always looking for new ways to fix salmon.  Most of the time Jeff eats whatever I fix without complaining, but anytime dinner involves fish, I can just tell he isn’t too excited about it.  We both want to be healthy, though, so I continue to look for better ways to incorporate fish into
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