Monthly Archive: April, 2014

Copycat Wendy’s Frosty

I like a good knockoff recipe every now and then like Red Lobster’s cheddar biscuits or this version of the iconic Wendy’s Frosty.  I was inspired by a few different pins on Pinterest and had… Continue reading

Summery Gazpacho with Bacon and Feta

My Mom always made gazpacho in the summertime when we had a garden full of tomatoes.  I never appreciated her fresh healthy soup until later in life when I went to southern Spain for a… Continue reading

Spicy Sesame Glazed Grilled Corn

I love grilled corn on the cob and this is my favorite recipe yet! I’m not exaggerating when I say I ate three ears last night and could have had more.  The salty,… Continue reading

Caprese Cheese Tortellini Pasta Salad

I’m always looking for portable and delicious recipes I can take to work for lunch.  This recipe is so simple I debated even posting it  and my measurements are just a place to start; you can… Continue reading

Baked Corn with Scallions and Blue Cheese

I hope you had a lovely Easter weekend!  We spent ours at the lake with my parents and our now-water-obsessed Labradors. It was hard to get Red out of the lake and I… Continue reading

No-Bake Biscoff Oatmeal Easter Nests

My Mom was at Trader Joe’s the other day when they were handing out samples of Biscoff Spread  and she said it was too good to pass up so she bought me a huge jar.… Continue reading

The {We Finally Have a Grill!} Perfect Steak Marinade

This is my favorite steak marinade that is easy to throw together and will give you delicious steaks whether you marinate them from two or twenty-four hours.  I always change things up slightly… Continue reading

Charred BLT Salad with a Pesto Vinaigrette

Happy Friday friends! We had my family over for dinner last night and marked the occasion by firing up our grill, a hand-me-down from my parents, for the first time! It was great to… Continue reading

Some Good Reads {Spring 2014}

It is finally feeling like spring outside so today I’m finally sharing my spring reading list.  The usual suspects of cookbooks, books about food, biographies and mysteries are represented as well as my newfound unrelated interests… Continue reading

Spicy Cucumber Cashew Salad

The Roasted Tomato Feta Salad I posted last week was so well recieved I decided to share another one of my favorite healthy, simple and flavorful salads.  This salad will taste best if you have some time… Continue reading