French Quarter Fest in New Orleans

Nawlings. NOLA. New Orleeeeeens. Gosh I love this place. This was my first time ever going and it definitely won’t be my last. I was reunited with some old friends for a bachelorette party (don’t worry… we didn’t wear any penis crowns or fake purple wigs like most bachelorette parties) in this gorgeous city. Now…

Spring Granita*

Spring Granita* 2014-10-08 06:20:52 Write a review Save Recipe Print Ingredients 3 cups water 2 1/4 cups sugar 3 lemons 3 oranges 3 bananas zest of 2 lemons zest of 2 oranges Instructions Ahhh I can just see myself enjoying this delicious treat on a warm Florida day. A couple of weeks ago I went…

Crab Cakes*

Crab Cakes* 2014-10-10 04:51:02 Write a review Save Recipe Print Ingredients 1 pound crab meat, picked through to get out any shell or cartilage 1 scallion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 heaping tablespoon chopped red pepper 1 heaping tablespoon chopped yellow pepper 15 Ritz crackers (or saltines) smashed 1 teaspoon hot sauce 1 teaspoon…

Santorini, Greece

After a very bumpy 1 1/2 hour ferry ride with my friends both seasick we pulled into the Caldera at the port for Santorini, Greece. As I look up in the distance all I see are steep cliffs with white tops that look like snow covered mountains. We got a taxi and headed up the…

No Cook Spaghetti Sauce*

No Cook Spaghetti Sauce* 2014-10-08 04:57:47 Write a review Save Recipe Print Ingredients 5-6 overripe tomatoes 5 cloves garlic 2 rosemary sprigs, chopped 1 bunch of basil, chopped 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil salt pepper 1 teaspoon sugar (optional) Cooked Pasta of your choice grated…

Stuffed Mushrooms*

Stuffed Mushrooms* 2014-10-10 04:54:50 Write a review Save Recipe Print Ingredients 1 pound mushrooms, cleaned, stems taken off 2 slabs bacon, chopped fine 1 clove garlic 1 8 oz package cream cheese, room temperature 2 tablespoons chopped chive salt pepper grated Parmesan cheese white wine Instructions The thing that I love about stuffed mushrooms is…