Leftovers….Sometimes they are even better the second time around than the first time you eat them!  However, it is always nice to be able to use them in a different way so you can get two different meals out of one recipe. … Read More

I am a pickle lover…I could even be considered somewhat of an addict!  I love them!  Not the sweet ones or the bread and butter ones but the Dilly ones and the Kosher ones and even better, the Spicy ones!  I also… Read More

Not really a recipe…just pure summertime flavors! Just slice some tomatoes and fresh mozzarella, sprinkle with garden herbs such as Basil, Rosemary, and Oregano, then just drizzle with Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar.  Season with salt and pepper and allow to sit… Read More

Every summer for years, I canned my own salsa recipe.  It was amazing to open up a jar and serve it at a Fall tailgate along with my Mexican Pinwheels.  (If you have been to a Pitt Tailgate Party, you know about… Read More

Over the weekend, I had the great pleasure of having a Mother-Daughter day with my 23 year-old daughter, Ashleigh.  We had a wonderful massage and afterward, I wanted us to have a special “treat” knowing that we would be unwinding later on… Read More

Pinterest!  It had me at “Hello”!  Soooo many food inspirations and sharing of recipes have come from this website and today’s blog is a perfect example of the yummy results!  This is the picture of a Mexican Shrimp cocktail that started it… Read More

Cooking is much like art.  The plate is your canvas, the food ingredients are your colors, and your herbs, spices, and other types of flavors are your tools.  Creating a new recipe can be lots of work or it can be easy… Read More

Every now and then you find the need to use up some extra ingredients you have on hand in the kitchen.  I happen to have extra eggs, onions, some bell peppers, cheese….sounds like  a breakfast casserole to me!  Even better….for dinner! This… Read More

So Easy! So Simple!  Just slice up some Strawberries and Watermelon, chop up some Basil, mix them together, and top with a nice drizzle of Balsamic Glaze!  This is the perfect light side dish that pairs very well with your favorite fish… Read More

Shrimp Tacos topped with Tropical Guacamole Salad and a Creamy Lime Sauce…wow, doesn’t that sound delicious!  This is my personal creation made in my kitchen this week and it embodies all the “fresh flavors” that I have always wanted to include in… Read More