What I’m LOVING this Monday…. Cleanser. I received a sample of this cleanser from Nordstrom and I loved it!!! It’s smells wonderful and felt really light on my skin. I’ve already ordered me a bottle of it. I think that it’s going to be a favorite of mine. Loving this post on several Salad Dressing Recipes. I … Continue reading Bits & Pieces.
Total, beautiful, heavenliness……I mean…literally! These were so yummy! I had a dinner party on NYE this year and I made these for Hors d’oeuvres and they were a BIG hit!!! These little mushrooms were so easy to whip together and very easy to serve for the guests, so they turned out to be an ideal option … Continue reading Stuffed Mushrooms with Sausage & Pecans.
Okay….so this restaurant in Houston is one of my faves!!! Each time I go, it is such a treat because the menu seems to change depending on what time of year it is and what’s fresh and in season at the time. I.LOVE.THIS.PLACE. Disclaimer: Forgive the quality of the pictures in this post. Using my … Continue reading Restaurants I Love. Ouisie’s.
Somehow, leeks are my new love. Don’t know why, but here lately, I’ve been cooking pretty much everything with them. I love the mild onion-y flavor that they add to a dish. AND…..pizza, well, that’s another reoccurring item in my oven these days! Every since I got my Baking Steel, I have been a pizza making … Continue reading Potato, Leak & Mushroom Pizza.
OMG…..a BIG shout out to Ali over at Gimme Some Oven. I happened upon her blog the other day and this recipe jumped out at me right away. If you didn’t already figure out that I love SOUPS….of any kind….let me just break it to you now….I.LOVE.SOUP!!!!! I always have…I always will! It’s just my thing. Anyway, … Continue reading Carnitas Soup with Potatoes, Cilantro & Lime.
Leftover turkey yumminess!! For real! I usually have plenty of turkey, dressing, sides, etc leftover after Thanksgiving and I like to create new meals out of them, but this year….I did not have that much leftover. A little bit of turkey, a bit more ham, about a cup of sweet potatoes and even less of … Continue reading Turkey & Mushroom Dumplings.
This restaurant is so unique! It’s decor is unique, it’s menu is unique….I just loved everything about it! We went during the lunch hour, but they offer brunch and dinner also. These Parmesan truffle fries were awesome!!! We had them as a starter, but The Grove offers many, many wonderful appetizers! I will try one … Continue reading Restaurants I love. The Grove.
nothing better than a good roast. I like them because they are so versatile and can be made different ways and the leftovers can you be used to create another wonderful meal. made with onions and peppers….it’s the bomb! for the roast, you will need: a chuck roast of whatever size you choose a medium … Continue reading roast two ways…roast with bell peppers and onions & Sunday soup.
Okay….can you say summer love? Seriously….this salad is so yummy and fresh and leaves you feeling satisfied and wanting more. “Some days you eat salad and go to the gym, some days you eat cupcakes and refuse to put on pants. It’s called balance.” ~author unknown Ingredients: Salad: 1 head of butter lettuce 1 package … Continue reading summer salad with smokey chicken & roasted corn.
2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tbsp sugar 1/2 tsp salt 2 eggs 2 tbsp melted butter plus more for cooking 1 tsp vanilla 1 1/2 cups milk In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, sugar & salt and whisk to combine. In a measuring cup, combine the melted butter, … Continue reading fluffy pancake recipe.