Tuesday Tastings| Easy Spicy Salsa w/ Habanero Peppers & Guacamole

  I had an awesome craving for guacamole over the last week and today, I gave in.  I decided to not only make a batch of guacamole but I went in on some fresh salsa too.  Since I didn’t post an installment for last week’s installment of Tuesday Tastings, I figured this would be a great opportunity to offer a two-fer.   One thing I love more than anything is fresh fruits and veggies. Individually,…

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Tuesday Tastings | Delicious Creamy Cheese Grits

For anyone that’s ever been to my house for breakfast, they’ve had the chance to experience my grits and when they do, the comment is always made, “What do you put in these grits? They’re delicious!” I’ve even been told on more than one occassion, “These are the best grits that I’ve ever had!” When you’re a little home-cooking-self-proclaimed-chef like me, that’s the best thing that anyone could ever say to you. Even my brother,…

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Tuesday Tastings | Chicken Pepper Steak & Rice

Since childhood, Pepper Steak and rice was a true favorite of mine.  And I believe I’ve said this before but I’ve gotten most of my cooking skills from my father as my mom wasn’t much of a cook.  This particular dish, though,  was mom’s specialty and was always perfection.  I looked forrward to each time she made it and thinking back, I don’t think she made it as often as she should have. When Chief…

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Tuesday Tastings | Chicken, Cheddar & Veggie Pockets

For those of you that have been following my blog for a while, you know that it’s been my aim to become the “Bake Sale Mom”; the mom that can do it and and bake it all.  Let me tell ya that while I have conquered the cinnamon rolls and perfected my oatmeal raisin cookies & bread pudding (recipes coming soon), the presentation of some of my pastries are pretty sad.  Ok they aren’t terrible…

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Tuesday Tastings: Linguini w/ Creamy Parmesan Sauce

So it’s meat-free week at my house and I’m super excited about it.  I’m a veggie and carb lover and going without meat a time or two is a breeze for me.  I can’t say the same for Chief but I’ve silently been trying to convert Chief at least as far as pescetarian-ism but he’s not trying to hear any of that nonsense.  He wants his chicken AND his beef with an occasional serving of…

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