Pineapple, Orange & Banana Smoothie

If you look on the top shelf of my fridge, there are three drinks you’re guaranteed to find: a pitcher of iced tea, milk…and...

Garlic Cheddar Biscuits (A La Red Lobster)

Once upon a time, there were two friends who moved in together as roommates just after college.  One was continuing on with a master’s...

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies (Double Chocolate Chip Cookies)

I’ve been on a quest these last few years to find my absolute favorite go-to recipes for some classic cookies.  And while I was...

top nine of ’09!!!

top nine of ’09!!!

Ok, I know I’m exactly a week late posting this.  But still wanted to celebrate some of the fun of my first year —...

Colorful Orange Salad With Mandarin-Cider Vinaigrette

WOW – what a winter!  I’m all for a little snow this season, a few months of cozy, chilly days, and even a few...

Champagne Cupcakes With Sweet Champagne Buttercream Frosting

It’s a new year!  Time for new cupcakes!! I was a little curious about how these would turn out, but I’m pleased to say...

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Pomegranate Champagne

Happy New Year’s Eve!!! Mmmm, I love this time of year — such a special time to pause and reflect on all of the...

Steak Soup

Behold – one of my absolute favorite meals as a kid. Vegetable. Beef. Soup. And no, I’m not referring to the icky stuff from...

Spicy Rosemary Peanuts

If you would have asked what recipe I anticipated being one of my favorites from ’09, I’m pretty sure I never would have dreamed….peanuts!...

Easy Shrimp Peel (Shrimp Boil)

Some families have a Christmas ham.  Others carve roast beef.  My family? We have a “shrimp peel” every Christmas!!! Yep.  We’re not Southern, but...