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Month: July 2020

DECADENT SOUTHERN-STYLE CHEESE GRITS

DECADENT SOUTHERN-STYLE CHEESE GRITS

If you’ve never had grits that are perfectly made, tender, thick, and so full of flavor, then these decadent Southern-style Cheese Grits are going to be a game-changer for you! Being born and raised in the North East, I would occasionally come across grits on Read More..

GOAT CHEESE CAPRESE BRUSCHETTA

GOAT CHEESE CAPRESE BRUSCHETTA

This Goat Cheese Caprese Bruschetta recipe is a perfect summer ‘go-to’ appetizer.  So fresh and healthy, it also makes a wonderful light lunch or brunch dish.  Serve this with a Fennel & Orange Salad, a Savory Roasted Garlic Palmiere, and an Italian Amaretti Peach for Read More..

OLD FASHIONED FRIED CABBAGE

OLD FASHIONED FRIED CABBAGE

This old fashioned fried cabbage will appeal to even the pickiest eaters.  The sharp flavor of the cabbage becomes mellow and tender when cooked with onions, garlic, and bacon.  Plus the kiss of sweetness from the brown sugar doesn’t hurt either.  It will remind you Read More..

PERFECT FILET MIGNON

PERFECT FILET MIGNON

Truly a perfect filet mignon, this is the best steak recipe that turns out perfect every time.  Seared in a cast-iron or heavy bottom skillet on the stovetop and finished in the oven with garlicky compound butter, the steak is tender, buttery, and oh so Read More..

DECADENT CINNAMON ROLL PANCAKES

DECADENT CINNAMON ROLL PANCAKES

Summer mornings, especially these days, call for a fun, different breakfast.  There is nothing better than these Decadent Cinnamon Roll Pancakes to start the day in a most delicious and fun way.  All the flavor of your favorite breakfast pastry, this recipe even has a Read More..

5 Essential Spices to Stalk Your Spice Cabinet

5 Essential Spices to Stalk Your Spice Cabinet

Whether you’re a food blogger, a single mom, or a student living on your own, stocking your kitchen cabinet with the right spices is essential for hassle-free, healthy, and delicious cooking. Like painting, cooking is also an art, where you don’t need paintbrushes, but spices Read More..

Essential Cooking Spices for your Pantry

Essential Cooking Spices for your Pantry

Spices are used to alter your dish’s taste; by adding a tiny dash, you can enhance the flavor of otherwise bland ingredients. They are aromatic flavorings from seeds, fruits, bark, rhizomes, and other plant parts used to season preserve food. Read below for more details: Read More..

CHEWY ALMOND MACAROONS

CHEWY ALMOND MACAROONS

These chewy almond macaroons have an intense almond flavor, a crunchy crust with a chewy, tender inside.  Coconut is nowhere to be found in this delicious little cookie. They are the perfect small dessert after a heavy meal or sweet treat with a cup of Read More..

Planning a Virtual Date Night: 3 Recipes You and Your Partner Can Cook Together Over FaceTime

Planning a Virtual Date Night: 3 Recipes You and Your Partner Can Cook Together Over FaceTime

Are you planning a virtual date night over Zoom or FaceTime? Not being able to see your partner can be disheartening. Distance may not matter for some, but for many of us, it’s a real challenge to feel close to our significant other when they’re Read More..

PINEAPPLE MARGARITA

PINEAPPLE MARGARITA

A perfect, fruity, summertime cocktail, this Pineapple Margarita is a fun twist on the margarita you’re used to drinking.  Sweet, tangy, and delicious, with only four ingredients. Who doesn’t love a margarita?  I also love anything that’s fruity with alcohol in it.  Those types of Read More..

Zodiac Sign Special: 3 Comfort Foods to Try If You’re A Cancer

Zodiac Sign Special: 3 Comfort Foods to Try If You’re A Cancer

Deciding what to cook for the day is probably the biggest dilemma of your day. Since we are no longer left with any dine-out options, trying out new recipes from the ingredients in your pantry is all we can do to satisfy our cravings. Stepping Read More..

Tipsy Tuesdays: 3 Drinks to Make For a Fun Night In

Tipsy Tuesdays: 3 Drinks to Make For a Fun Night In

Going on a fun night out is no longer a thing—at least until the fear of coronavirus prevails. But you can still call your best friend over for an exciting night in! Whether you want to reminisce on the thrilling high school days, celebrate a Read More..

EASY STEAMED SNOW CRAB LEGS

EASY STEAMED SNOW CRAB LEGS

Why pay restaurant prices for a ‘crab pot’ when these easy steamed snow crab legs are so simple to make and ready in about 30 minutes.  I like to serve them with melted butter. As far as easy recipes go, this is right about at Read More..

THE BEST CREAM OF ASPARAGUS SOUP

THE BEST CREAM OF ASPARAGUS SOUP

Bright green, smooth, and creamy, this is the best cream of asparagus soup.  It is rich enough to enjoy as a light summer dinner or makes a lovely appetizer. This luscious soup can be served warm or cold if you have leftovers. If your grocery Read More..

BALSAMIC FRUIT SALAD

BALSAMIC FRUIT SALAD

Happy 4th of July!  This Balsamic Fruit Salad is a super easy side dish for your holiday celebrations and takes very little time to throw together. Sweet, juicy watermelon and blueberries go so well with the salty feta cheese.  The balsamic glaze adds a tangy Read More..