Gary Gilligan

Festival of flavorful asparagus

Well this last weekend was the official kick off to the festival season, San Joaquin Asparagus Festival kicked off their 33rd year. Serving up everything asparagus including aspara ...

Break into spring with a fun brunch frittata

Good day kids, we have made it past the halfway point in April. Taxes are paid, or extended, Spring break is over and the weekend is supposed to be great — warm weather. We ...

Brunch trio bursts with flavor

Well with Easter and Passover long gone for this year, we have officially licked off the season of brunch! The weather is starting to warm up, the trees and garden is bursting with ...

Tortellini, Italian Tuscan, baked potato and pasta e Fagioli soups

Well here we are, the fourth month of the year. One-quarter of the year has past. We have welcomed spring and had great barbecue weather the last week, but this weekend is going to ...

Egg-cellent recipes for one happy feaster

Well here we are the end of the third month of the year and only a few days away from Easter. Clean the kitchen and get the ovens warmed up. Here are some of my favorite recipes fo ...

Jazzing up the old leg of lamb

Happy Spring! Just don’t look outside because it is still winter outside. Where is the time going? We just finished with our Irish holiday and don’t blink because Easte ...

Four leaf clover, three beef corned

Well we have two days to get our Irish ready. How can we not cover Corned Beef? We have made it an American thing and, well, let’s just embrace it. If you’re thinking i ...

Irish classic dishes

Week two of Irish recipes. It is 17 days of food, fun and green beer. These two recipes I found in a storage tub under my house. We were cleaning out and getting rid of junk and ca ...

A feast for festive month

Well hello March. It’s my favorite month of the year. Not only is it my birth month, it’s also an Irish festival for the first half. With a last name of Gilligan, St. P ...

When life gives you lemons

Well this week has brought to my attention that everyone has lemons. My sister-in-law delivered me six shopping bags of lemons a few weeks ago, my neighbors are offering lemons, ...

Homemade pop tarts

It's time for a little treat. I love teaching classes on making pop tarts. And the homemade ones are better for you and you can be creative. February’s Grazing with Gary ...

Perfect Herb Roasted Chicken

Well can you believe we have made it to the last Grazing with Gary of the month? Today we will tackle the basic roasted chicken. Buying the whole chicken is always so much less ex ...

Six sassy ways to dress up salads

Well here we made it three weeks into the new year. I continue our series on making cooking at home healthy and easy. How are you doing cooking at least three meals at home? Hav ...

Rub-a-dub-dub, seven spices that you’ll love

Well here we are we made it to another week of the new year. Today also happens to be my anniversary, 1 year ago in Maui I took the plunge. My guess is 30 percent have already f ...

Combine now, enjoy later

Happy new year all!  We have made it four days into the new year and wondering why every year we say we are going to eat healthy and lose weight. Well lets skip all the ...