Recipe’s

Memorial Day Weekend: 12 Recipes for your Memorial Day Gathering

Memorial Day Weekend: 12 Recipes for your Memorial Day Gathering

Spring has finally arrived and summer is right around the corner. It’s hard to believe that it was still snowing in several places just a few short weeks ago. With the Memorial Day weekend just a couple of weeks away, I thought that I would […]

Cocktail: Cancun Sunset

Cocktail: Cancun Sunset

I chose the name “Cancun Sunset” for this drink because it reminds me of the beautiful red and orange sunsets of Cancun (and Tequila Sunrise was already taken). I wanted to create a festive drink that was somewhere between a Margarita and a Tequila Sunrise. […]

Vanilla Pastry Cream (crème pâtissière à la vanille)

Vanilla Pastry Cream (crème pâtissière à la vanille)

I just realised that I haven’t posted a dessert recipe in quite a while, since before Easter. I decided to go with a simple yet classic dessert recipe this time, Vanilla Pastry Cream. This Vanilla Pastry Cream will be great with all of those spring […]

Creole Seafood Seasoning

Creole Seafood Seasoning

This Creole Seafood Seasoning is my “go to seasoning” that I use in all of my Cajun/Creole recipes. I use this in everything from Jambalaya to Gumbo to Ettouffee, and it also makes a great seafood rub. This is the seasoning that I also used […]

Derby Day: Spicy Shrimp and Andouille Sausage

Derby Day: Spicy Shrimp and Andouille Sausage

Derby Day: Spicy Shrimp and Andouille Sausage for the win! Serve up this simple and flavorful dish at your upcoming derby party or any day for that matter. Yum!   Well, now that it’s almost May, I think that spring has finally arrived! What a crazy […]

Cambodian BBQ Meatballs with Coconut Jasmine Rice

Cambodian BBQ Meatballs with Coconut Jasmine Rice

Mmmmmmm….. Meatballs. Who doesn’t love meatballs? Meatballs are so much more than just ground meat rolled into balls, they are juicy little morsels of love. I mean, think about it, you have to have just the right amount of seasoning, egg, bread crumb, onion, garlic, […]

Pan Bagnat (Provencal Picnic Sandwich)

Pan Bagnat (Provencal Picnic Sandwich)

Pan Bagnat is a popular french picnic sandwich that originated in Nice, France. Nice is located in the southeastern region of France, known as Provence, which borders Italy and the Mediterranean Sea. I just love the food from this region because it has more of […]

Wine Wednesday: Fairsing Vineyard

Wine Wednesday: Fairsing Vineyard

A couple of weeks ago my friend Antoinette and I took a trip out to wine country. She needed to deliver some flowers and a thank you card to the owner’s, Mary Ann and Mike at Fairsing Vineyard. The week prior, Mike, had rescued her […]

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!

Tomorrow is Easter Sunday, It came very early this year! What’s on your menu this year? I will be serving the traditional Glazed Ham and Scalloped Potatoes. And the rest of the menu I have yet to figure out. It will probably involve a trip […]

Fudge Brownies with M&M’s Peanut Butter Eggs

Fudge Brownies with M&M’s Peanut Butter Eggs

Peanut butter and chocolate, such a great combination. I made these brownies with M&M’s Peanut Butter Eggs. Yum! I just love peanut butter M&M’s. They remind me of the peanut butter Oompas that we used to buy at the corner store as kids. Anyone else […]

Corn Chowder with Crispy Bacon and Scallions

Corn Chowder with Crispy Bacon and Scallions

Follow my blog with Bloglovin   Mmmmmm….. Corn Chowder! With this crazy spring weather we are having, a nice warm bowl of soup just hits the spot. Oh how I long for summer and warmer, sunny days. Who else is ready for sunshine, flip flops, […]

Grape Review: Pok Pok Wing-Thai Street Food

Grape Review: Pok Pok Wing-Thai Street Food

If you Google the top ten foodie cities in America, Portland OR is number two on the list. Number one being San Francisco and number three is New York. Way to go Portland! Pok Pok is one of those restaurants that helped put Portland on […]