Brazilian Cheese Bread (Pão de Queijo)

Pão de Queijo – literally cheese bread in Portuguese – is a bread-like snack baked with cheese and tapioca starch, or manioc, as they call it. It is a very popular street-side snack found in many South American towns and cities and even in America itself; a commonly loved delicacy due to its chewiness and cheesy flavours....more

Crispy Sweet Potato Roast with Parsley Salsa Verde

Oh man, ever since I saw this sweet potato recipe from Smitten Kitchen, I just couldn’t stop thinking about making this dish. I just loved that it is a savory sweet potato dish, and there is a delicious fresh sauce that goes on top and adds a burst of flavor and color. And the fact that you get nice soft baked potatoes AND the crispy edges on top is just perfection....more

Chicken Enchilada Soup

Day 26 of 30 Soups in 30 Days......more

Lower Carb Cranberry Sauce

If you’re like me (a Type-A planner & list maker extraordinaire), you’ve had your Thanksgiving menu planned for awhile, your grocery shopping was done last week & today, you’re making some magic happen in the kitchen. I don’t work well in chaos, & for me chaos is not having a plan....more

Seasoned Boiled Corn

Kartoffelknödel – German Potato Dumpling With Cheese & Bacon

It’s really easy to make this dish because the processed mashed potato can be readily purchased from the supermarkets in Germany. The only effort expanded in this attempt is to ensure that all the ingredients go into the potato balls nicely before we roll them up into nice round pouches....more

Thanksgiving Recipes

Happy Hump Day! Thanksgving is almost here :-)While I’m anxiously looking forward to all the yummy food I get to feast on, I’m even more excited to share the special day with family. In case you still haven't decided what to make tomorrow, check out some of my family's recipes that are sure to make your taste buds happy.Corn Pudding...more

Happy Thanksgiving! (& some last minute menu planning ideas) - recipes on blog

Oh Thanksgiving.  What are you thankful for most this year?As I get older, the more thankful and sentimental I have become.  {Yes, I have turned into one big sap, savoring each and every moment with family and friends.  I also have been getting more and more emotional the more time I spend at home.}  ...more

Creole Seasoning

Hey all! By now ya'll probably know how I am - if I have too many leftovers I don't like to cook....more

Spicy Black Bean Soup

Day 25 of 30 Soups in 30 Days......more