Granola Trail Mix

by Calvin Virgilio My two favorite meals of the day are breakfast and dinner, primarily because they the are only two meals I eat. Baking all day doesn’t lend itself to enjoying a full lunch, so I try to fill the void with snacks such as bananas, peaches, almonds and peanuts. But one of my favorites snacks is trail mix. You get protein […]

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Seafood Paella

The seafood paella, cooking on the fire. The lobster and shrimp were added at the end. Once you've added the lobster, you can cover with tin foil and finish cooking on the stove top so that it is easier to prepare for serving.

  Serves 8-10 When it comes to outdoor summer cooking, burgers, ribs and bbq come to mind. But our personal favorite meal to cook outdoors is paella. Though paella can be cooked any time of year on a stove, the smokiness that comes from cooking over a wood-burning fire will enhance the flavor of the […]

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Salmon and Dill Ceviche

Ceviche is an easy, make ahead appetizer. It allows for less cooking during the party and more mingling with your guests.

    Prep: 20 minutes | Inactive Time: 3 hours. | Yield: 6 servings Ingredients: 1 lb. skinless fresh salmon fillet. 1/2 lb. smoked salmon, thickly sliced 1/3 cup freshly squeezed lime juice (3 limes) 2 tablespoons good olive oil 1/4 cup minced fresh dill 3 tablespoons drained capers 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon […]

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