Did you see my post on Instagram with my version of copycat Panera Soufflés? They were so good and I was able to continue my tradition of having a super fast (socially distanced) breakfast break with my niece before work. It’s a new week so I made a new batch for tomorrow morning. Yum Puff … Continue reading Copycat Panera Four-Cheese Baked Egg Soufflés
For those of you reading your way through this, I want to share a special ebook from some of my all-time favorite authors! It's a special edition eBook collection of three of the Innkeeper Chronicles by Ilona Andrews. Instead of putting it on the book sites for free, they have it priced at $.99 for … Continue reading Who all is reading to get through this quarantine?
I HATE it when my fresh herbs go bad. Like, really, really hate it. I also notice that the more expensive organic fresh herbs seem to go bad even faster. By now you've seen me post about herb savers before, but I am highly recommending these now when we are all trying to keep our … Continue reading Times like these, every last bit counts. Here’s how to keep your fresh herbs from rotting too quickly.
I went to the store last week for a few things. You know, the usual, peanut butter, half & half, a gallon of water (for my cubicle at work for making coffee) and quinoa. I came home from the store with ONE of those things, peanut butter! All those other aisles were pretty much empty. … Continue reading What to Cook When the Grocery Stores are Out of…
I've been told several times to try a grain bowl from Panera. I like Panera for lattes, breakfast soufflés, and pastries, but lunch? No thank you. But I was intrigued by the Mediterranean grain bowl. I haven't had one yet, but I did some searching on Pinterest. I saw a grain bowl with blueberries and … Continue reading Grain Bowls & One of the Funniest “Food” Blog Posts Ever!
I started this blog a year ago, after several years of going home from work, day after day to an empty house. I was tired of cooking wonderful meals that I ate by myself, packing up the leftovers up for my husband. In December '18 I decided to start this blog as a hobby, to … Continue reading The Blog so Far…
Silly question! Everyone likes BACON right? I've been quiet over the holidays and I'm sorry, but I think everyone will forgive me once they try this Tomato & Black Bean Soup! If you haven't made your own black beans from dried beans, I suggest you give it a try! I'm posting a quick recipe for … Continue reading Have you ever heard of Sopa Tarasca? Do you cook your own black beans from dried beans? Do you like bacon?
Many of my recipes are inspired by meals I remember having at my grandmothers house, or that my Mom made, or recipes that have been handed down from generation to generation through my husbands family. I'm excited to bring you a new page and category called "Family Recipes." I'll share recipes inspired from childhood memories, … Continue reading Family Recipes! It’s Time for Granny’s Tuna Cakes!
Just LOOK at that CHEESE-PULL! Did I mention I LOVE food novels? One of my favorite series is the Magical Bakery Mysteries by Bailey Cates Cattrell. The main character, Katie, moves to Savannah to open a bakery with her aunt and uncle. She notices her aunt putting mysterious ingredients into her recipes and whispering over … Continue reading Happy Favorite FoodieBooks Friday! ~ Cheesy Cheesy Poofs, Magic & Macaroons!
I MUST share this recipe for Instant Pot Greek Chickpea Soup with Lemon & Oregano with you! I'm so excited that it's fall, because soup season has officially started! Are you one of those people who always puts a big scoop of chickpeas on their salads at a salad bar, or can't get enough hummus? … Continue reading Happy FoodieBook Friday! | Instant Pot Greek Chickpea Soup, with Lemon & Oregano
It's about time I posted my tried-&-true Sweet & Spicy Salmon Sunday Glaze Recipe! I'm posting this on Friday so you can pick up some nice thick salmon, sriracha and/or gochujang, sesame oil and soy sauce for this weekend! For my very first attempt at cooking salmon I used a recipe I saw Chef Michael … Continue reading Salmon Sunday on FoodieBook Friday?! | Sweet and Spicy Sriracha Salmon Sunday Glaze
This post was originally published in May, but I wanted to update it and combine it with the soup recipe post for Suicide Prevention Month. I started this blog in January 2019, and in the nine months of the existence of this blog, this post, "The Year of Soup" is still my top liked post … Continue reading Back-to-Our-Roots Soup | The Year of Soup ~Howard Reiss
It's National Churro Day so if you're looking for a fun, nutritional (ahem, cough, cough) churro recipe, try these Sweet Potato Churros! I originally posted about them on a FoodiEbook Friday, back in April when I had finished reading some Barbara O'Neal and Hailey Edwards books. They BOTH had delicious sounding churros in them. Here … Continue reading I Heard it’s National Churro Day!
This FoodieBook Friday is a revisit to last weeks Pecan & Cherry Stuffed Squash post. I've had several requests to post the full No Knead Olive Skillet Bread recipe. It's an amazingly moist, easy to make, garlicky, yeasty, salty, olivey treat! This bread is reminiscent of focaccia bread. It's chewy and kind of like a … Continue reading Favorite FoodieBooks Friday! No Knead Olive Skillet Bread
If you love shrimp and especially love shrimp with a little pizazz, you will add this to your weekly rotation! I made it once and my husband has requested it once a week since. My go to shrimp recipes are shrimp fajita and shrimp scampi, but this one is our new favorite. It serves up … Continue reading Cilantro Lime Shrimp
Quick, easy four-ingredient salmon cakes.