Sweet Potato Bisque with Bacon & Scallops

It is February and winter is finally showing her true nature. Although I joke that I imagine myself being in a snow globe as I look at the fluffy snowflakes I still think of warmth. Warm blankets, warm socks, warm embraces, and warm flavors. A house warmed by not only the heat but the work…

Loaded Corn on the Cob

Who recalls that feeling of gripping corn on the cob with two hands to get a hearty bite? Hello, my name is Midwestern Girl and I miss summer. While walking to work this morning I noticed the frozen patches of ice, the damages of salt, the grayness of the sky, everyone rushing in their bundles…

Cucumber Dill Salad

I love cucumbers. They are cool, fresh, and most of all hydrating. You can place them over puffy eyes on Sunday mornings to hide Saturday night’s secrets and also create healthy dishes. After hand rolling a ton of Thai Chili Turkey Meatballs (recipe coming soon) for a holiday potluck I thought a Cucumber Dill salad…

Spicy Orange Shrimp

Giving takeout a run for its money with this lightly battered spicy orange shrimp recipe. It takes about 30 minutes to make and you can pair it with some veggies or rice. Ingredients: Uncooked Shrimp (1 pound, Peeled/Deveined) Egg Whites (2 eggs) Orange (1, sliced) Orange Juice (1/2 cup) Honey (1 tablespoons) Soy Sauce (1…