Strawberry Shortcake With Sugar Lavender Glaze

click on the picture for a more bigger, clear view… I made my first Old Fashion Strawberry shortcake, I know these have been around forever, but I tasted one for the first time just recently. The glaze recipe was something I wanted to add to this, so I made sugar water syrup with 3 TB…

Thai Coconut Curry Shrimp

For this week’s Magazine Monday post, hosted by Cream Puffs in Venice I found this delectable Thai Coconut Curry Shrimp. I love Thai Food it is my favorite ethnic food. I love the taste of coconut in just about anything. When I came across this recipe I had to give it a go. Did I…

Cupcake With Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Filling…

Adapted from Baking Bites Black Bottom Cupcakes Cream Cheese Filling 16-oz cream cheese, room temperature 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 tsp salt 2 large egg whites, room temperature 2 tbsp sour cream, room temperature 1/3 cup miniature chocolate chips (not full size*) Cake 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup Dutch-processed cocoa powder 1 1/4 cups…

Gnocchi With Wild Mushroom and Sage Ragu

For this week’s Magazine Monday Event, hosted by Cream Puffs in Venice, I found a tasty Gnocchi recipe in Bon Appetit. I love Italian food but rarely ever make it or eat it for that matter. Italian food is on the heavier side of what I’m use to eating. Every once in a great while…

Black Bean, Chicken and Red Pepper Soup..Stew…

After seeing Black Bean Red Pepper Soup at Closet Cooking and a protein version of it at Annie’s Eats, I decided I wanted protein in it so I went with Annie’s eats. Both look tasty..with slightly different ingredients. When I get burned out on meat as I always do, I’ll have Kevin’s vegetable version of…

Strawberry Loaf Bread

Here’s the baby creeping up on my shots. I cut a piece off from this and put it on the table and started taking pictures, all of a sudden through my camera lens I see this little hand reach over the top of the table and pick a piece off so I naturally kept shooting….

Scallops Wrapped in Bacon With A Spicy Sauce

Scallops is a hard meal to have as a main meal. This dish for instances works out perfectly as a nice appetizer unless you find yourself eating 4 or more of them. I came across a spicy sauce recipe from Tyler Florence, one of my favorite cooks to watch from the Food Network. I made…

Asian Inspired Salmon

“There’s a party in my tummy….so yummy..so yummy…” If you have kids you know where this comes from 😉 ….I found yet another amazing Asian inspired Salmon recipe at Blog Chef, I can really taste the soy sauce and garlic in this one and it’s a keeper. I wanted to remake that Misoyaki Salmon recipe…

French Lentil Soup

It’s been beautifully sunny since the start of spring, but we still get that cold brisk in the air as soon as 4 pm roles around. So, I’m still in the mood for soups. I found a tasty looking French Lentil Soup at Bon Appetit and decided as I had a little conference call with…