Honey Garlic Meatballs

I don’t know if I’ve mentioned this before but I’m a bit of a perfectionist. I don’t think something is worth doing unless it is done exactly right. This causes a lot of stress in my life at times. I’m working on it. But in the meantime, I found a way to make uniformly sized

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Blueberry Sour Cream Ice Cream

  Ice cream truly is the one food I cannot resist. It doesn’t matter how much food I’ve eaten, if ice cream is mentioned my ears perk up and my belly says yes. It almost always makes me sick to my stomach but I do it every time…and it’s always worth it. Joel and I

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Grilled Pork Souvalki with Tzatziki

Joel was super excited when he saw my computer open to a site called The Meatwave. He is very much of a meat and potatoes kind of guy so this meal was right up his alley. The oregano, lemon juice, vinegar and onion really stand up in this marinade to create a zingy, delicious pork skewer. I marinated the

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Burnt Sugar Almonds

Have you ever had those expensive sugary, cinnamony almonds from the mall or at sporting events? You know the ones I’m talking about, the ones you can smell from a mile away that instantaneously make your mouth start to water. Oh yeah, these are those! They are amazing and super easy to prepare. I’ve had this

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The Souffle Challenge

I don’t know if any of you watch Master Chef but we watched it religiously each week and thoroughly enjoy it. It’s a reality show starring Gordan Ramsey and they are looking for America’s best amateur cooks. Well, on an episode a few weeks back the cooks were challenged to prepare a cheese souffle. Joel and I

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Grilled Corn

Grilled corn-on-the-cob is a great summer side dish that I love to prepare with burgers, grilled chicken or steak! I always get a little sad once corn and grilling season is over. Maybe this would work with frozen corn-on-the-cob on a grill pan or panini press. I see a winter corn experiment in my future!

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Summer Corn Fettucine

I love fresh, summer corn and when I came across this unique recipe I thought it would be a winner for sure! I’ve seen it all over the blog world and it received glowing reviews. Well, I thought it was great and very different but I wasn’t totally in love with it. Peppers aren’t my thing and I

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Dill Cucumbers

We have some friends that are growing lots of yummy veggies and they just happened to have an excess of cucumbers and I was one of the lucky recipients of the overflow! I knew immediately that I would be trying this new cucumber recipe. Cucumber salad is one of my favorite foods and dill is pretty much

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Grilled Shrimp with Dipping Sauce

This is such a simple and appetizing way to prepare shrimp. I have never been a big fan of seafood but in recent years I have been trying to branch out and I started with shrimp since it is the least offensive to me.  This is one of our favorite ways to eat shrimp because

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