How to Make the Perfect Chicken Nachos

by zesty on February 1, 2013 · 25 comments

As you read this headline, you may say to yourself – “who does this Zestycook guy think he really is”? Well don’t….. I just created that headline to get your attention and now that you are reading this I will inform you that this is just my opinion on how to make the perfect nachos. […]


Avocado and Pomegrante Salsa

by zesty on January 17, 2013 · 2 comments

OK folks. This is a winner. Trust me on this one. I love a dish that transforms a familiar taste into something amazing….like this sweet and savory salsa.  It’s like guacamole kicked up a few notches.  Not easy to do with guacamole because it can stand on it’s own and let me tell you, I could […]


Top 7 Ways to Use Tomatoes

by zesty on August 17, 2011 · 5 comments


Ever feel that you are running out of meal ideas with certain foods?  That happens to me sometimes so I try to step back and think about different ways to use that certain ingredient.  The last thing you want to have happen is that you get bored with a great food.  The food of choice today is […]


Sassy Pineapple and Mango Salsa

by zesty on September 7, 2010 · 6 comments

I love salsa!  That is a given so when I thought about a menu items for Sunday to pair with the coconut crusted salmon – I knew it was a summer salsa.  There is something about summer flavors with crisp fruit and sharp vibrant colors makes everyone happy.  I chose to pair both pineapple and […]


Happy Monday!  It feels like I have been away for a long time which I guess is not that far from the truth.  Spinach and Mushroom Pasta was my last post since I had a special guest sit in on Friday with Sippity Sup.  This weekend was action packed and full of cooking.  A while […]


Just A Little Mexican Chicken

by zesty on February 5, 2010 · 13 comments


Happy Friday!!  WHOOOOO HOOOOOO.  As I type this post I am stranded in the house as the driveway is completely filled in from a snow drift.  No big deal as our snow removal guy is en route.  This gives me just enough time to share this delicious, quick and easy chicken recipe with you and […]


Simple Salsa…. Anytime!

by zesty on November 28, 2008 · 21 comments

Ever have a craving for Nachos but you are tired of the store bought salsa?  Not anymore!  Try this super simple salsa recipe and you will be eating more nacho chips than you know what to do with.  I love salsa in many different forms and on a variety of foods. In the past I […]


Coconut Crusted Salmon with Salsa

by zesty on September 3, 2008 · 6 comments

Last night we had a real craving for salmon.  A few years back I was watching the food network and local chef Michael Smith as he created this coconut crusted salmon dish.  As I watched it – I copied the recipe down on my notepad and tried it the very next day.  It was delicious!  So […]

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