Seasoned Sweet Potato Fries

This weekend was a fun-filled with friends as we watched the team which I have been a life-long fan win the Big Game on Sunday. It was a great day to get together and share good food, good conversation, and a great football game. (Even the kids had a great time!) Part of my preparation…

Shrimp and Snow Pea Stir Fry

It may be the beginning of July, but in Maine we are just wrapping up our Spring-like weather. My garden is still in Spring mode with loads and loads of peas, so the menu has been dominated by snow and shelling peas. Every year I promise myself I’ll plant more so I have some to…

Easy ‘Grilled’ Asparagus

…or Corn…or Squash… or… 🙂 Have you ever watched people grill asparagus before? It seems to be an exercise in patience–at least it always was when I tried grilling them. When I’m hungry, I don’t want to play chicken with the open grill grates or even mess with fancy grill pans. Instead, I whip out…

Pan-Fried Salmon & Apple Hash

Mason Jars and Me’s 2018 Applepalooza continues with a tasty Pan Fried Salmon & Apple Hash dinner! This week, I was craving a taste of salmon so stopped by the fish market on my way home from work and bought some beautiful salmon filets to enjoy that night.  I don’t think I’m alone when I say…

Pork Chops & Pears with a Gorgonzola Cream Sauce

I have recently discovered a new love for Gorgonzola Cheese.  After having a delicious salad at one of my favorite lunch spots a few months ago, I haven’t been able to stop thinking about this cheese!  So, when I was in the store yesterday picking up 4th of July supplies, I threw some Gorgonzola in…