Recipes

Shrimp Tacos with Mango-Avocado Salsa Recipe

by Laura June 29, 2012 Recipes
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Now I wanted to point out before I post this recipe I HATE seafood.  In all forms.  Unless it’s tuna fish with so much mayonnaise and relish you can’t taste the tuna I’m not interested.  For the sake of being a good blogger I ate one of these while I was in New York so [...]

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Veggie Pita Pizza Snacks #EEinNYC

by Laura June 25, 2012 Recipes
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Be sure to check out the other recipes I ate on my trip to New York City!  

At the fun cooking school in New York there were some appetizers ready when we got there.  One of them was these little Veggie Pita Pizza Snacks.  They were SO good!

Active Time:   20 minutes

Total Time:  20 [...]

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Edamame & Spinach Dip Recipe #EEinNYC

by Laura June 23, 2012 Recipes
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(This is a continuation on my series of recipes I tried while in New York City with Super Valu- check out the Mock Mojitos and Watermelon & Prosciutto Salad.)

I only had two tiny bites of this dip because Edamame and I are not friends but everyone else was RAVING about it.  I [...]

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Watermelon & Prosciutto Salad #EEinNYC

by Laura June 20, 2012 Recipes
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Another dish I made in New York (along with the yummy mock mojitos) was a Watermelon and Proscuitto Salad.

I know it sounds gross but I promise- it worked.  And now that watermelon is in season it’s a great time to try it!

Plus it involves one bowl and just mixing ingredients- that is what [...]

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Mock Mojitos Recipe #EEinNYC

by Laura June 19, 2012 Recipes
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When I was in New York City a few weeks ago we went to this great little place called “Home Cooking New York.”

It was a nice apartment where chefs set up a big long table and taught us how to prepare our own dinner.

Let me preface this by saying I am a HORRIBLE [...]

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My Not So Pretty But Oh So Yummy Bacon, Egg and Cheese Muffins

by Laura May 21, 2012 Recipes
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My sister uses our family functions to test recipes she finds on Pinterest (I am more than willing to be a testee because she is a great cook).

For Mother’s Day she made a great recipe for Bacon, Egg and Cheese biscuit cups.

I decided today I was going to try to make [...]

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Easy Ice Cream Sandwich Cake Recipe (Pin Of The Day!)

by Laura April 13, 2012 Recipes
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I paid my way through college travelling with a music team sponsored by the school.  While I spent much of my time eating summer camp food we occasionally got to stay in homes with families.  Which means I got to eat some FANTASTIC food.

Now most of it was way above my cooking capacity but there were a [...]

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“Almost” Blackberry Wine Recipe

by Laura April 2, 2012 Recipes
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I love berries, and buy them whenever I can find a good price. Tonight I wanted some dessert, but didn’t have too much sweet in my cupboard, so I improvised.

Ingredients

1 tbsp Sugar

¼ cup water

3-4 blackberries

Glass of Wine, preferably something fruity

I made simple syrup, microwaving the sugar and water for 90 seconds. Then I smashed the [...]

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A Quick Brie Appetizer

by Laura March 25, 2012 Recipes
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This is the fastest, easiest snack!  It is elegant enough for company, but as simple as chips and dip.

Ingredients
- Brie (wedge or round)
- Preserves (not jelly), I like strawberry best.
- Crackers, preferably not Ritz or Saltines, something in sesame or water crackers will be nice.

Allow brie to come to room temperature. Top [...]

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Slow Cooker Recipe: Cranberry Pork Chops

by Laura February 29, 2012 Recipes
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This recipe is Cranberry Pork Chops by Sharon at Mom on Dealz. Prep time should be about 15 minutes and will cook for four to eight hours and yield about 8 servings.

Ingredients:

4-5 boneless pork chops
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon corn starch
1/2 cup of dried cranberries
1 Granny Smith apple chopped (optional)
1 cup [...]

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