8-Minute Broiled Salmon

Hi Everyone!!! Today I wanted to share with you all one of my favorite go to recipes for 8-Minute Broiled Salmon. This delicious salmon recipe cooks in literally 8 minutes and I promise you the butteriest, most delicious piece of fish you have ever tasted.  Now there are a couple of secrets to making this […]

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Jalapeño Shrimp Caesar Salad

Hey Y’all!! We’ve been super busy here in Texas lately and with the hottest days of summer upon us light and quick meals are a must.  Recently one of my go to meals has been this delicious Jalapeño Shrimp Caesar Salad.  Cool crispy romaine lettuces, creamy avocado, warm juicy shrimp, and my secret ingredient….. Jalapeño […]

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Vacation In The Baja: Los Cabos, Mexico

Hi y’all!!  Doug and I have been enjoying a nice relaxing vacation down across the border in one of our favorite places, Los Cabos, Mexico.  We had a wonderful 2-1/2 weeks full of golf, tennis, relaxing on the beach, exploring, reading, and eating so much wonderful food.   Here’s a little sample of our time in […]

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Fried Artichoke and Shrimp Pasta

I love coming up with a new recipes but sometimes I struggle to write something “personal” about a dish.  It’s not a dish I have a story about, a family recipe, or a dish that was inspired by my travels.  More often than not my recipes come from spending hours in the car driving home […]

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Island In The Sun: Turks and Caicos

Sorry for the radio silence over the past week but I’ve been on vacation 🙂 We took a trip with a bunch of friends down to the beautiful Caribbean Island of Turks and Caicos.  We enjoyed sunny days, pristine white sand beaches, and the clearest blue water I’ve ever seen.  The days were spent reading […]

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A Mexican Fiesta: Sweet and Spicy Crab Ceviche Tostadas

I Love seafood in the coastal areas of Mexico from Mexican Shrimp Cocktail to Baja Style Fish Tacos  and one of my favorites is Mexican Ceviche served with avocado and crispy tortilla chips.  But do you find it slightly intimidating attempting to cook raw fish in citrus at home?  Well, have no fear this Ceviche […]

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Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

Ugh!! Has the “spring forward” time change been kicking anyone else’s butt today?  I have dropped almost everything I’ve touched today, my coordination was completely off during tennis this afternoon, and I tried to pay for plants at Lowes today with a Bed, Bath and Beyond gift card.  I need a vacation.

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Super Bowl Sunday and Favorite Game Day Foods

It’s the 50th Anniversary of the Super Bowl this Sunday and I couldn’t be more excited to watch the  Carolina Panthers take on the Denver Broncos. Have you decided on who you are cheering for this weekend?  Will you be cheering for Payton Manning and the Denver Broncos? Or will you be rooting for Cam […]

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Spicy Cajun Shrimp, Sausage, and Grits

Good Morning Everyone!!! Did everyone have a good weekend? How many of you are digging out from the snow?  It’s going to be sunny and 63 here in North Texas today!!  Anyone want to trade weather? I thought it would be fun to post a NEW recipe this week on Monday instead of my usual […]

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Mussels with Spicy Bacon Sausage in a White Wine Sauce

Like most girls I would say I’m a sucker for mussels just not the kind of “muscles” you normally find at the gym. I just happen to like my mussels steamed in a big pot with lots of white wine, garlic, butter and fresh herbs.  Toss in some spicy sausage and a good crusty French […]

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