Brandied Salmon

My husband is not a salmon lover – but on the other hand – I am.  I’m trying different ways to cook it to alleviate me having to cook two different meals when I crave salmon.  I tried this recipe … Continue reading

Smoke-Chipotle Scalloped Potatoes

Smoke-Chipotle Scalloped Potatoes

Here’s my new twist on an classic recipe:


If you love cheese like me.. this cheese caught my eye.  So I decided to give it a try..

I’m so glad I did.. It’s a smokey flavored cheese with a bit of a subtle kick to it..


6 russet potatoes peeled and sliced

1/4 cup chopped onion (I used a Vidalia onion because I love the sweetness of it)

2 lrg cloves of garlic – minced

1 pint of heavy cream

1 tblspn  butter

1/2 tspn sea salt

1/2 tspn pepper

7 oz of chipotle cheese (grated)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease a 9 x 11 baking dish with butter.  In a large dutch oven, melt butter and add onions.  Cook until onions are tender (stirring around in the pan).  Add heavy cream and bring to a slight boil.  Once it begins to boil turn down to simmer.  Add potatoes, garlic, sea salt and pepper.  Increase heat and bring mixture to a bubble and let cook approximately 15 mins.   Transfer half to the baking dish and sprinkle with cheese (I also gave a light sprinkle of pepper as well).  Pour remaining potatoes and top with cheese.  Bake covered until cheese is melted – approximately 15 mins.


The potatoes have creamy texture with hint of garlic and smokey-chipotle flavor

Next… Dig In!

Remember – Cooking is always good with a little “TLC” – TwinsLuvCooking!


Baked Salmon w/Honey Mustard Cream Sauce


Hey Lovies!!  I have a very delicious recipe for the salmon lovers. trust me.. this dish is sure to please.  The best part is – it’s so easy..  I have to give kudos to a dear friend of ours, Larry.  After tasting it –  I knew I had to share it with you – his was very delicious, but I made a just a couple of simple changes  (added the “TLC” touch)


1 slab of fresh salmon

1 cup of heavy cream

2 tblspn dijon  mustard

3 tblspn honey

Zatarains blackened seasoning (Larry used cayenne pepper)

Garlic powder

Rinse salmon and pat dry.  Place in the baking dish and generously coat the salmon with the blackened seasoning on both sides and rub in.   Sprinkle lightly with the garlic powder on both sides and rub in.


In a small sauce pan, bring heavy cream to a bubble, reduce heat and add Dijon mustard and honey.  Reduce flame and let simmer approximately 10 mins.   Taste a little dab to be sure you taste the honey and mustard, making sure it’s not overpowering.

Pour cream over the salmon, cover and bake approximately 20 mins (or until salmon is done)

See how simple that was!!   As always – It’s “T.L.C”  TwinsLuvCooking!

We’d like to say thanks to Larry.   I hope you make it and if so..holla at your girls!