Mediterranean Blood Orange Salad with Almonds

Hi everyone! I can assure you that any cooking personality type can prepare this flavorful dish I whipped up the other day. Blood oranges are pretty darn gorgeous. If you don’t have these lovely items, feel free to use every day oranges. Enjoy! Mediterranean Blood Orange Salad with Almonds: 6 blood oranges 1/8 tsp cumin …

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The Only “One” Shrimp and Sage Pasta

Hi everyone! I don’t know about you, but many people look down on leftover pasta. Actually, many people look down on leftovers PERIOD! I would like to change the perception of leftovers to an uber useful already prepped ingredient. For example, I use leftover pasta to create entirely new dishes, leaving no one the wiser …

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Chick Pea Bread (Farinata, Socca)

Thanks to my sister Alice, I discovered this fantabulous recipe that is great for those who want a substantial bread-like substance without all the empty calories and carbs. This bread is made out of chick pea flour and is fun to make. It is a bit involved so read the recipe before making it. If …

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Quick Chinese Peanut Rice

Hi everyone! You all must know by now that I am constantly making use of leftover rice. We never know how many people will be eating at home so I make a lot of everything and just keep on storing those leftovers. For those of us who are very busy, not feeling very at ease …

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Simple Pozole

Hello everyone! I love a dish that does not have multiple steps, is flavorful and deeply layered without too many ingredients. You can get the hominy from most supermarkets or in any store that sells Mexican ingredients. I recommend this for any cooking personality type but if you are squeamish about knowing when raw chicken …

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Stop The Overwhelm: Your Kitchen Is a Silent Partner

Hi everyone! I am happy to have Angela Young, interior designer, talk about how important our atmosphere is to us when we’re cooking, eating and entertaining. It’s no joke. Stop The Overwhelm: Your Kitchen Is a Silent Partner. Here’s How: Your kitchen’s atmosphere is a silent inspirational supporting member to your cooking team. It fuels …

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Cooking to Avoid Depression? Maybe!

Hi everyone, We are at a time in history where some people are thrilled and some are devastated. I thought it only fitting that we discuss depression and cooking with my guest blogger, Rocky Detwiler, who saved himself from homelessness and depression by taking care of himself through healthy living. Depression is a killer when …

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Celebrating MLK with Southern Food

Hi everyone, Today is Martin Luther King’s birthday and as such, I think it only fitting to supply you  with a Southern recipe since his favorite foods were Southern, specifically Fried chicken and pecan pie according to certain sources. MLK was my first hero. I remember feeling impassioned to “do” by his bravery and dedication …

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