fish tacos

Updated recipe with new photos Fish tacos….. you either love them or hate them.  It was back in 2004 where I experienced my first “fish taco.”  I was a Sophomore in college and a group of us went to eat at the local “it” place near our college campus.  My go to choice was...

It’s time for another installment of behind the scenes covering my July food shots.  I personally like to see how other bloggers take their shots.  Whether it be the background, props or food styling there is always something that I want to try and remember for the future.  I usually take this shot after I...

Vanilla Ice Coffee Frappe

I glance over at my iPhone to see that it says 2 o’clock in the freaking morning. My daughter has just climbed out of her bed and is banging on the door for her own rescue. All I want to do is close my eyes and pretend that we didn’t just convert her crib...

quinoa crusted tuna

I’m not a cleaner.  I like things clean but I’m not one to scrub the entire house weekly.  In fact my best friend in the house is an IRobot roomba and it runs every other day.  The dirt accumulates so fast in our house that I gave up on having clean floors on a...

blackberry mojito tea truffles

How is it already August? I could have sworn we just declared it as summer and we are venturing towards the end as we speak. Since I’m no longer is school, summer is about the weekends and weeknights. I wish it were more play instead of work during the weekdays. Instead of “spring break”...

Baked General Tso Chicken with cauliflower rice

Holding back on this recipe has been like holding out on a secret that you are just dying to tell the world.  I made this baked general tso chicken recipe this past week and debated on posting right away or saving it for today.  As you can see I waited but just barely. I’m...

Burrata pizza

The summers that I remember are the ones that took place twenty plus years ago. It was when you could hop on your bike and travel 3 to 4 miles without your parents anxiously biting away their nails to see if you were OK.  It was when you would have late night prank calls...

Chipotle Pork Burger

Burgers are finally making a come back on my blog. I seriously eat or devour them all the time I just didn’t ever write down the recipe or take photos.  Anywho… it’s Friday and time to break out the burgers for this weekend.  It’s sunny here with a high of 100+ degrees, so you...