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Popovers 2.0

Popovers 2.0

Admittedly, baked goods have called me since early on. Once I was taught how to use the stove, my family enjoyed waking up to fresh popovers on Saturday morning. It was a simple recipe found in a Junior Cookbook, yet held all the magic of Continue Reading

Swordfish Speedies

Swordfish Speedies

Spiedini or speedies, what an adorable word. It essentially means anything cooked on a skewer in Italian and I just love skewers. Grilled meat is right up there with chocolate and carbs for favorite food groups. These speedies lightened up with swordfish are a great Continue Reading

Not Your Average Tuna Fish Salad

Not Your Average Tuna Fish Salad

I make a half recipe of this for lunch at least twice a month. Even though the avocado keeps for a day in this salad, I prefer fresh avocado so typically make a smaller batch for Joshua and I. If you halve the recipe, go Continue Reading

Orange Sweet Rolls that taste like sunshine

Orange Sweet Rolls that taste like sunshine

I was raised in Austin Texas by parents who didn’t always have the income to put out a lavish spread on the table for my brother, sister and I. However, they were hard workers and had the intelligence and competence to turn even the meager Continue Reading

Salmon Steaks With Hoisin Glaze

Salmon Steaks With Hoisin Glaze

One of my favorite foods is fish – any type of fish, shellfish, or seafood really. I had this thing, that when I visited my mom in Tampa, Florida I would try to eat it at every meal. This wasn’t difficult as I usually didn’t Continue Reading

Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird Cake

This Hummingbird Cake has been Dads favorite cake and I recently made it again for him. He lives in Austin, so I made the cake the week ahead and froze it. Cakes always taste better the next day and freezing the cake is a technique Continue Reading

A Moroccan feast – succulent lamb kebab with mint parsley sauce and pine nut couscous

A Moroccan feast – succulent lamb kebab with mint parsley sauce and pine nut couscous

This was my first attempt at lamb and until I made this, I wasn’t sure I even liked lamb. Now that I am, I’m scouring my cookbooks for more lamb recipes that combine these types of flavors.The spices and yogurt sauce are what make this Continue Reading