Jambalaya

Jambalaya

My husband had another pot luck at his office this week, and since the whole staff recently turned over, I can cook for him again. Since this crowd isn’t...

lobster

Lobster “BLT” Melts

I got the idea for these little slider sized melts at one of the nice restaurants when we were on vacation in West Virginia. I’m also starting to do...

oriental-salad

Oriental Chicken Salad

This is one of our family’s’ favorite salads. It’s full of lots of crunchy cabbage, and topped with grilled chicken. I seasoned the dressing with sesame oil, ginger and...

soup

Chicken Enchilada Soup

Here’s a quick and easy recipe for a delicious Tex-Mex inspired soup. This is one of my husband’s favorite. It’s full of flavor, and is rich and creamy from...

cookies

Tropical Chocolate Chip Cookies

I made these the day after Valentine’s Day (after more than one recipe disaster on Valentine’s Day). They are my husband’s favorite chocolate chip cookie. They’re filled with dates,...

tiramisu

Tiramisu

I can’t believe I have never tried tiramisu before, it was too good. I found several different types of recipes, but I went with the type of recipe that...

meatball

Ultimate Meatball Sub

Who doesn’t love a big messy meatball sub? I cooked these meatballs in the sauce, so the sauce is extra meaty and flavorful. I served the meatballs on garlic...

Southern Comfort Food: Biscuits and Gravy

Southern Comfort Food: Biscuits and Gravy

I have procrastinated about sharing my favorite breakfast recipe, because it is just so easy, and I assumed everyone knows how to make it already. But I recently remembered...

buffalo-chick

Buffalo Chicken Salad

I definitely did not get enough Buffalo chicken wings on super Bowl Sunday. But I didn’t want to make any more because of all that delicious fatty skin that...

sliders

Tobacco Onion Ring Sliders with Apricot Chipotle Aioli

This is one of the best things I think I’ve made in a while. My favorite junk food is hamburgers, and what really makes them special to me is...

mahi

Grilled Mahi Mahi with Lemon Butter Sauce

Mahi mahi is a favorite fish of mine, it’s a firm mild white fish. Luckily, I found some on sale at the supermarket last week. I simply grilled it...

lemon

Lemon Risotto

I first had lemon risotto at our favorite local Italian restaurant, Enzo’s. It was one of the best risottos I’ve ever had, so rich, creamy and simple. I just...

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