BBQ Chicken Pizza

BBQ Chicken Pizzas

This may be the quickest, most delicious BBQ chicken pizza that you’ll ever make. I know it was for me. I don’t usually buy pre-baked pizza crusts (it’s pretty expensive compared to homemade) but...

Cincinnati Chili

Cincinnati Chili

Cincinnati Chili is one of those dishes that sparks great debates, great HEATED debates over what is authentic and what is not. I’m not from Cincinnati so I’m not going to claim that this...

Asparagus Breakfast Wrap

Asparagus Breakfast Wraps

IT’S ASPARAGUS SEASON! I’m not even joking when I say that I wait ALL year long for asparagus season to come around. I love their flavor and texture but because they cost around $4/lb....

Stewed Okra

Stewed Okra & Tomatoes

Okra is a strange, pod-like vegetable that is commonly eaten in the Southern United States, Africa and other tropical regions. When I was deciding what vegetable to make to go with my Jamaican Jerk...

Jerk Chicken Bowls

Jamaican Jerk Chicken Bowls

If you’ve never had (or heard of) jerk seasoning, it is a sweet and spicy mix of flavors unique to the caribbean. I had to balance cost and convenience this weekend so I ended...

Lemon Coconut Bars

Lemon Coconut Bars

I saw this recipe that Gonna Want Seconds had posted to Tastespotting recently and I knew that I needed to make them soon. My mom used to make lemon bars for us growing up...

Guacamole Salad

Guacamole Salad

DING! DING! DING! We have a WINNER! (that means I really really like this recipe) Avocados have a wonderfully unique flavor and texture and are for that reason one of my favorite fruits (it...

Chili Cheese Cornbread

Chili Cheese Cornbread

A couple of weeks ago I challenged myself to make some corn muffins from scratch that were as good as or better than what I get from the Jiffy Cornbread Mix but unfortunately I...

Taco Soup

Taco Soup

It’s time for one of those quick-fix, week night dinner ideas that come together in about thirty minutes. It seems like I’ve been making a lot of complicated items lately, mostly due to my...

Gingerbread Steel Cut Oats

Gingerbread Steel Cut Oats

This recipe was one of those wonderful happy accidents. Last week I decided to make another batch of my Indian Spiced Oats with Coconut Milk but got lazy when looking for the brown sugar...

wine on a budget

wine on a budget

I love wine. I like to have a glass with dinner and I love the complexity that it brings to sauces and other dishes when you cook with it. The problem arises when you...

Pork & Ginger Potstickers

Pork & Ginger Pot Stickers

I wanted to make something to eat along side my sushi bowls this week so I decided to make some Pork and Ginger Pot Stickers. I remember attempting to make pot stickers a long...