Pumpkin Spice Donuts

Go nuts for these homemade donuts! Forgive the sugary frenzy of recipes I have been sharing as of lately. My intentions are to share as many of my favorite holiday treats before they arrive. See I have good intentions. My intentions are as tasty as they are good. The one thing that adds to the…

Spicy Fig Jam on Lamb Burgers

Newton move over! There’s a new fig in town. Since the grocery store is the most exciting and safest of trips we can take during these times I highly suggest taking the time to explore the aisles. Slow your pace and observe. I challenge myself to find at least one item that is outside of…

Easy Cheesy Mozzarella Sticks

A girl walks into a bar… Too soon? As of lately this girl is going for long walks to the kitchen. Bar food is a thing of the recent past considering this quarantine. I miss the late night simple things; a juicy burger with fries, buffalo wings, jalapeno poppers, pizza that looks like slices from…

Cajun Penne with Andouille Sausage & Shrimp

In my kitchen I have a menu vision board. Its a guide of sorts for me. I use the board to scribble proteins or flavor profiles I want to cook in the coming days. This month I scribbled Lamb, Andouille Sausage, and Scallops. Considering the finesse that goes into lamb and scallops, the fact that…

Thai Chili Turkey Meatballs

The holiday season can mean little time and hungry guests. I am always trying to make my recipes work for me and not work too hard for the recipe. Thanksgiving may be over but these Turkey Meatballs are a perfect option for holiday soirees and fun party food; a little home cook homage to the…

Glowing Flower Vase (DIY)

The holiday season is here. Although I’ve been decorating for about a month already, I am excited I can now publicly celebrate without getting eye rolls. Seasonal decorating can get expensive. I’ve been investing time in re-purposing items for decorative touches instead of impulsively purchasing costly ready made items from stores. One of the projects…

Pineapple Chili BBQ šŸ

Iā€™m already contemplating my menu for Memorial Day. Revisiting my favorite PBBQ recipe. There is a perfect balance of sweet and heat in this sauce. When I served this there was a lot of finger licking. Enjoy! Ingredients: Tomato Paste (1/4 cup) Tomato Sauce (1 1/2 cup) Fresh Thyme ( 1 teaspoon, chopped- save a…