Category Archives: Let’s Eat!!

Easy, low-fat recipes from the Gorgeless Gourmet’s cookbook that are tasty!

Instant Gourmet Hors d’oeuvres

  Just the word is fancy. When I was a little girl, the word ‘Or Durbs’ always meant vienna sausages dipped in mustard and wrapped in crescent roll dough and baked until the puffy golden pastries oozed with grease and … Continue reading

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Grilled Lemon-Thyme Chicken

This recipe can be made with staples. If I don’t have lemons, I just substitute lemon juice from a bottle, and forget the zest. But it’s better with the zest! I use fresh thyme┬áin the summer, only because it’s taking … Continue reading

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Zucchini Envy and Tomato Jealousy

I have a vegetable garden, but this column does not apply to me. I daresay I worked just as hard as the gardeners who are reaping heaps of tomatoes and zucchini. I amended my soil and mulched and weeded and … Continue reading

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If it still feels like summertime, shouldn’t the livin’ be easy?

It still feels like summertime, and the living should be easy. Easier actually because the kids are back in school. Finally. But it’s still so dang hot! It’s bad enough that as adults, we no longer get spring break, or … Continue reading

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Call Me A CheapSteak! (marinades to make flank taste like filet!)

It’s too hot to cook. The thought of turning on the oven to roast something, or even heating up a pot of water to boil something, makes me sweat even more. So the best option for me is to send … Continue reading

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