10/13 Ragin Cajun Cooking Class

New Orleans BBQ Shrimpth Chicken and Sausage Gumbo with Basic Cajun Rice Tuesday Oct.13th at 11:00am Call 252-586-2437 or email Peggy@saltedrimdesigns.com Class is at Salted Rim Designs Price: $30.00 per person

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  • Spinach Artichoke Grouper
    Spinach Artichoke Grouper Our dinner tonight. My husband Steve is always looking for new food ideas for me to cook.  I get tired of it and sometimes I am just rude. Then along comes that really great meal and I think it is not so bad. Tonight he was reading Tide Magazine and handed me […]
  • Prepping 🐟
    Fish gets a bad rep.  If you prepare fish correctly it has a very nice clean taste.  So lets learn how to prep fish, and make it one of our go to meals.  Instead of "oh no not fish".  If you like fish and do not mind the fishy taste, this may be not necessary […]
  • The Pot with Everything in it
    When I was growing up my mom cooked "the pot with everything in it".  After we grew up we joked about this pot.  My mom never thought the jokes were very funny.  It was her job to feed 9 growing kids and a husband, on the money they had.  This was serious work and no […]
  • 11/1 and 11/3 Breakfast for the Holidays
    Simple, easy, and fast breakfast ideas to help make the holidays easier. Eggs, Bacon, potatoes, and Cheese in a nice package. French Toast muffins Sausage rolls and more Time:  Tuesday November 1st at 11:00 Thursday November 3rd at 6:30 Place: Salted Rim Designs Call 252-586-2437 or email peggy@saltedrimdesigns.com $30.00 per person
  • 10/4 Pizza Party Night
    Have a great pizza party. It's fun food made easy. Learn a about several different crusts. Help create the toppings and enjoy the bounty if you like. I have a quick crust that is ready in 30 minutes. Tuesday, October 4th at 11:00 am and again at 6:30 pm Call Salted Rim Designs for a […]
  • Chicken Burgers
    I have not written a blog in awhile because I was not sure if anyone was reading them. I am happy to say I had lots of people asking me why I was not writing my blog. So I enjoy bringing you some new recipes from my kitchen. Recently I had a Slider Class. Sliders […]
  • The Hen and The Hog, A Exceptional Evening
    Living in a small town off Hwy. 95, there is no shortage of fast food or chain restaurants.  I am not a food snob; I like fast food, chain food, healthy food, comfort foods, gourmet foods, and anything else you can think of.  It does not have to cost a lot to be good just […]
  • “Secreto” Pork Skirt Steak
    My oldest, Lindsay, lives in Richmond, Va.  Richmond is a foodie paradise. Whenever we go visit, food shopping is on my list of must dos.  Not far from her house is a butcher shop, if they do not have it they will get it.  I have ordered Domestic Venison, elk, buffalo, and boar.  They sell […]
  • Raleigh’s Farmers Market
    A couple weekends ago Steve planned a day in Raleigh for us.  First the Farmers Market, then the Home Show, finishing up with Dinner at Pool's Diner.  We got a added bonus, Hopscotch, a street festival was taking place near the Home show. It was a long day with tired feet, full bellies, and satisfaction […]
  • The Perfect Pork Chop
    Pork is one of my favorite meats. It has a savory saltiness that just satisfies.  My class this week was "The Perfect Pork Chop".  The best in my opinion is, a 1 inch center cut bone in pork chop. The loin cut is not as tender. The boneless is definitely much dryer. The bone helps […]
  • 12/08 Christmas Morning
    Christmas Morning Tuesday Dec. 8th at 11:00 $30.00 per person at Salted Rim Design Call 252-586-2437 for reservations
  • 11/05 Holiday Entertaining
    Holiday Entertaining Thursday Nov. 5th at 6:30 $35.00 per person At Salted Rim Designs Call 252-586-2437 for reservations
  • New York, This Years Annual Birthday Trip
    Every year Steve and I take a birthday trip with our friends Pam and Charlie.  Our birthdays are Jan (Pam), Feb (Charlie), March (Steve), and April (Me). Our ages rank in the same order.  I am the baby of the group and I so love to say that.  Last year Charlie and Pam picked and […]
  • Having a Pizza Party
    Having a pizza party.  You could call a pizza delivery, or you could do it yourself.  My pizza parties are a little more involved.  I start by making the crust.  This can be done that day or weeks before.  A very basic thin crust is my favorite. Thin Crispy Pizza Crust Yield: 3-12 inch pizzas […]
  • Cooking For The Girls
    Cheers!!! I had a group of really fun girls, (Steve says we are not girls anymore but women), ask me to cook for a birthday celebration.  These GIRLS have managed to stay in touch and have maintained their friendship, even though they all live in different areas.  As we move on with our lives it […]
  • Tequila Pork (The healthy series)
    If you have read my blogs you know I really like pork.  It is truly the other white meat, just better.  I like the flavor, saltiness, and texture of pork.  Like steak and chicken, the tenderloin is the choice cut.  It is very important to prepare your meat before cooking.  Remove all the silver skin […]
  • Broccoli with a Twist (The healthy series)
    Broccoli is something I do not cook much.  Steve got tired years ago and turns his nose up every time I mention cooking it.  Well I played with several Broccoli recipes and came up with a winner.  Steve really liked it and so did my class.  I used an old Italian mix to pump up […]
  • Chicken in a Creamy Mustard Sauce (Tasty and Healthy Food)
    In my healthy cooking class yesterday we created 2 very tasty meals.  This chicken was the favorite of the group.  I will be posting the rest of the foods in future blogs. Finding healthy foods that are satisfying and taste good are hard to find.  I feel you do not need to leave out all […]
  • First Dinner on “THE DIET”
    There are so many diets out today.  It is hard to define what is diet food, low card, low fat, keeping calories to a certain number.  My diet is eating well but smart.  I feel that when you cook diet it leaves you feeling unsatisfied.  So what I try to do is eat very tasty […]
  • Pork Tenderloin a Healthy Choice.
    Pork one of my favorite meats, with the tenderloin as my top choice.  The tenderloin is as lean as a boneless, skinless chicken breast. It only has 2.5 grams of fat per 4 ounce serving and 120 calories.  So easy to give a big flavor without adding more fat.  It usually comes in packages of […]
  • Poulet Nicoise: A Good Cold Winter Meal
    My Class this week was One Pot Meals.  I like to present my classes with new and tasty meals.  Deciding to use of my favorite pastas; Broccolini and Orecchiette Pasta Beef, Cheddar and Potato Pie and pulling up a oldie but goodie; Poulet Nicoise. Nicoise usually means "as prepared in Nice".  Things cooked with tomatoes, […]
  • Stuffed Pumpkin with Cheesy Goodness
             Stuffed Pumpkin with Cheesy Goodness           My husband, Steve likes to find things for me to cook.  New recipes to try, tackle new frontiers of food.  It get exhausting sometimes.  The amount of food you find on the internet is amazing.  So many bad recipes and very few […]
  • Sonoma and Wine Country
    Every Year we do a birthday trip with friends.  Over the years we decided not to buy each other gifts.  Instead we spend time together.  Most of the time we take a long weekend, and we take turns picking the destination.  This year it was Charlie"s turn and he wanted to do something special.  It […]
  • BBQ Baby Back Ribs, YUM
    My class on BBQ Baby Back Ribs was fun.  Not hurried or rushed because it is something you can do at your own time and leisure.  Then when it's time for your guest or family to eat you are a Rock Star.  The mess was done ages ago and so very little clean up.  You […]
  • Braised Elk or Brisket
    I was checking out a shop called Main Street Produce.  This is a little market in Littleton, NC, just 6 miles from my house.  I had heard really good things about it but it is in a direction from my house that I very rarely go.  I was pleasantly surprised they had gourmet products, venison, […]
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