Asian Marinated Flank Steak

I’ve been tired lately.  I don’t know what it is.  Maybe I’m tired of this cold weather?  Maybe the lack of vitamin D has been catching up with me?  Maybe I just am quickly approaching the age of 30 and need a little more downtime.   (30… yikes!)    Anywho, any way to make my…

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Weekend Appetizers

Dear Friday… Cheers to you! Cheers to me too! I need it! Holy cow, I don’t think I could be possibly any happier to see you. It has been one {b****} of a week. Where is my husband (i still am getting used to this word and like it…!), our cozy evening, a (albeit LARGE)…

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Planning Your Menu…

Have you ever offered to host a cocktail party for a big group and thought to yourself while menu planning “Now, how the heck am I going to accomplish this with one oven?” Well, in our small condo, CBH and I love having friends and family over, and I run into this dilemma quite often….

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Greek Salad w/ Salmon

I crave salmon.  Literally, crave it.  Maybe it’s the fish oils?  Maybe it’s the mild fish flavor?  No idea, but I could eat salmon almost every day of the week. my mom is the same way.  maybe i get it from her?  maybe she ate so much salmon when she was pregnant with me, i…

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Mussels w/ White Wine & Thyme

Well, did anyone else get choked up watching The Masters  yesterday?  I’ll admit… there was not a dry eye in our home.  How sweet!  Such a class act, that Jordan Spieth.  What a golfer!  He just puts such a smile on your face while watching him!  I’m sorry Tyler, but this is so unbelievably delicious,…

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Chevre & Chive Scrambled Egg Crepes

What is it about perfectly scrambled eggs that is just so unbelievably satisfying {and comforting}. texture, flavor, seasoning I will admit, when eggs are over cooked or rubbery, nope… just can’t go there. I am the biggest lover of scrambled eggs.  I always cook scrambled eggs on the weekend. And even for dinner during the…

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Almond Crusted Salmon

 ALMOND CRUSTED SALMON, with a snap pea & pancetta salad (snap pea recipe coming soon) So, for Lent I have given up wine during the week. (Enter shocked face here.) Let’s be clear: “during the week” means Monday thru Thursday. This comes from motivation from my sister-in law. She has given up the same thing…

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Weekend Request

CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP w/ avocado & cheddar cheese Who is as glad as I am that it is FINALLY THE WEEKEND!?   Raise your hand high!!  And yes, take a big swig of that coffee… the weekend is FINALLY here!! And any of you who are out last night for March Madness… lucky you!  Your…

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Avocado Bliss

First and foremost, I apologize for my mini hiatus.  Life has been busy the past couple weeks and I am finally taking a little time to put my feet up and reconnect.   (and soon you’ll see a little revamp to the blog… so stay tuned!) Secondly, I wanted to update you on a little…

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