Archive for August, 2015

Berry Buckle

I found this recipe on the New York Times website while I was “unpacking” moving boxes.  I pinned it and thought it would be a nice weekend baking project.  But unpacking is hard and my kitchen is the most put together room so I tend to make any excuse to only be in the kitchen. Cooking and baking relax me because I know exactly where to start, how many steps…

Scrambled Eggs

For breakfast eggs I’m pretty simple: fried with a runny yolk (over easy) or slow cooked scrambled with sea salt – no pepper.  I cannot stand runny whites, or dried scrambled though.  I will feed the whole thing to the dog.  Also, if my over easy eggs have a cooked yolk – right to the dog it goes…so maybe I’m not that simple, or easy… … When my brother gave…

Magnolia Bakery’s Famous Banana Pudding

I’ve been craving banana pudding for weeks. Not sure where it came from but it’s all I want for dessert. But-do you ever crave something, like really crave it for a week and then when you finally get it, it’s just not that good? This banana pudding was definitely not one of those cravings. It was just as good as I was expecting and definitely hit the spot. When I…

Watermelon Ice Cubes

So I’ve shared it a few times but I love Whispering Angel pink wine.  I love sitting outside and sipping on it but honestly – I don’t love it warm, I actually don’t like it at all. I’ve been experimenting with different ways to keep it chilled while outside on a hot summer evening.  Ice waters down the deliciousness too much.  Frozen grapes were ok but I didn’t like the…

Blackened Fish Tacos

    Last night I made fish tacos for the second time ever, and they turned out fabulous! P and I have been trying to limit the amount of refined sugar and flour we’re eating so we thought fish tacos on corn tortillas would satisfy the urge for tacos while staying healthy.   I picked out really fresh fish from my local Whole Foods and ingredients to make my own salsa and red…