Tag: food


I must confess… I have epically failed at not eating meat this Lent. In years past, it has not been an issue for me to give up meat. I really have no problem cooking and eating strictly vegetarian. This year was a little different,… Continue Reading “BurgerFi”

Watermelon and Raspberry Jello

The leftover watermelon sitting in my fridge was really getting to me.  You buy a huge watermelon, eat maybe half and then what? I hate wasting food, so I had to think of something. I always turn to muffins with leftover fruit, but watermelon… Continue Reading “Watermelon and Raspberry Jello”

Green Mint Whoopie Pies

Yesterday afternoon when my daughter informed me that she wanted to bring in pie to her math class today for a PI day celebration that they are having, I was excited to get baking! I thought rather than making one pie for the class,… Continue Reading “Green Mint Whoopie Pies”

Baked Chili Rellenos

One of my favorite dishes to order at Mexican restaurants is Chili Rellenos. Those yummy cheese filled chilies deep fried to perfection, mmmmm…. So good! One reason for always ordering them out is because it is a recipe that seems like it would involve… Continue Reading “Baked Chili Rellenos”

Champion Chili

My mother has always made really good chili. Everyone in the family loves it so much, that for the past 10 years or so my mom has made her huge pot of chili for Christmas dinner. Instead of a big sit down dinner, everyone… Continue Reading “Champion Chili”

Bake Sale Goodies!

Bake sale time! I get super excited about making little goodies to impress! When it is time for a bake sale think outside the norm. Don’t just go for the standard cookies or brownies, make something to stand out! Here are a few of… Continue Reading “Bake Sale Goodies!”

Graham Cracker Houses

It’s that time of year to make and decorate a gingerbread house. But who has time to bake a house with all the other things on your “to do” lists! Sure you can buy those kits, with the cardboardish gingerbread pieces, strange glue like… Continue Reading “Graham Cracker Houses”

Kentucky Bourbon Pumpkin Pie and Florida Orange Chess Pie

This past Thanksgiving I wanted to try out some new pie recipes. After brainstorming about it for quite a while, I decided to make two pies inspired by the two places I call home. Since we live in Florida, I made a pie with… Continue Reading “Kentucky Bourbon Pumpkin Pie and Florida Orange Chess Pie”

Cheese Soup

This recipe screams “Halloween” to my best friend Lauren and I. Growing up we always trick or treated together and our moms always served us up a heaping bowl of cheese soup before we went out door to door. Lauren’s mother used to make… Continue Reading “Cheese Soup”

Sugar Skull Cookies

I am so excited about this recipe! I saw some sugar skull candies at the grocery store a few weeks ago among all of the Halloween goodies. The candies totally caught my eye and have had me brain storming ever since, on how to… Continue Reading “Sugar Skull Cookies”