Coconut Pecan Crusted Chicken with Sweet and Spicy Apricot Sauce

Coconut Pecan Crusted Chicken

Sauces reign supreme at the Bennett Camp.  And why you might ask? I blame it on culinary school.  Almost every entrée recipe I learned to prepare had some sort of brilliant sauce.  I loved practicing sauces.  I relished the challenge of tweaking … [Read more...]

5 Sassy Sides

sweet potatoes

“A side dish, is a side dish, is a side dish”, said one of my sassy gals.  Until, of course, she tasted one of my sassy sides. A sassy side can rev up dinner and make it take off to new heights.  Especially when fresh, lovely produce is … [Read more...]

Garam Masala Crusted Fish with Cucumber Mango Raita and Coconut Rice

Score! A beautiful day on a weekend in September... in Western Washington.  This can only mean one thing.  It's flying weather.  O Happy Day! As soon as the sun came up Ranger Craig and I were packing for a quick little day trip over to one of … [Read more...]

Pineapple, Mango and Blueberry Fruit Salad with Fresh Mint and Lime

This is the perfect time of year to break out all your favorite fruit salad recipes.  I have so many versions of fruit salad I don't think I could ever blog them all.  You might be thinking a fruit salad is just that, a fruit salad.  But not … [Read more...]

Coconut Bon Bon’s

I suppose I should really post these decadent little sweets around the holidays, however, I just made a batch and couldn't resist sharing.  These bon bon's will forever be in my childhood memories, as I often watched my Aunt Dawn La Rae make these … [Read more...]