Puerto Rican “Fried Rice”

Puerto Rican Fried Rice

There is just two of us in our little house, which results in a lot of leftovers sometimes.  Especially when it comes to rice. We like rice, no we love rice.  Rice is to Puerto Ricans what potatoes are to Americans. Growing up in a Puerto Rican home the standard meal was rice, beans and… 

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Spicy Beef and Peppers “Take-Out”

Spicy Beef and Peppers

I am allergic to the phone. Seriously, this is a real thing. Right? Phone talking allergies? I hate making phone calls! Talking on the phone is the worst. Honestly, the thought of it sometimes makes me want to throw a tantrum. Love text messages hate talking on the phone and voicemail. Voicemail is the worst!… 

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Cauliflower Pizza Crust with Cheese Tortellini

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

This weekend was GORGEOUS!  Sunny skies and a comfortable 73 degrees.  I apologize to those of you still buried under snow.  I’m not trying to rub it in, it’s an unfortunate side effect. On that note…it was freaking awesome this weekend! OB and I ran around town and finished our Saturday with a long hike…. 

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Civil War Project – I Should Have Known Better Lemon Pie

Lemon Pie

After my complete and total failure at Lemon Ginger Bread I though I would give baking from my Civil War Recipes Cookbook another try. I thought I would stick with the lemon theme but, try a pie instead.  I usually have better luck with pies. Also, I LOVE lemon desserts. Overall this recipe was a… 

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My Garden, My Teacher

lettuce

  February is nearing its end, and while most of the country is buried under ice and snow, here in Oklahoma, we’re coming upon a string of freak 60-plus-degree days. Aside from allowing us to leave the doors to the shop propped open all day, the unexpected warm spell spurred my husband Ryan into getting an early… 

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Valentine’s Chocolate Raspberry Bundt Cake with White Chocolate Glaze

Chocolate Raspberry Bunt Cake

Psst… Valentine’s Day is  around the corner. But don’t panic! You have one of two choices…run out to the corner pharmacy and buy them out of teddy bears and heart shaped chocolate boxes or make this decadent chocolate raspberry cake with white chocolate glaze.  Ok, so you still have time to schedule a dancing gorilla-gram… 

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