Tuesday Tastings: Succulent Marinated Chicken Breast w/ Saffron Rice & Black Beans.

So it’s the first Tuesday Tastings on a Friday, sue me.  This is a series I’ve been meaning to start for a while and I can’t even tell ya why it never happened but I think Friday is as good a day as any, right? Right!  I have so many recipes drafted but since I hooked up this meal this yesterday evening, I will tell you about this one first and finish the others as…

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Tuesday Tastings | Chunky Chicken Tortellini Soup

My favorite season has finally come back around which means that my urge for cooking has elevated to an all time high. Soup season is what I call fall and winter and this year, I have decided to share with you my best soup recipes along with a few specialties   First up, is my Chicken Tortellini Soup by popular request from my peeps on Instagram.  This delicious chunky chicken soup is chock full of veggies and…

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Cinnamon Buns| Success!

So as promised, I’m sharing my successes (and fails) with you as I embark on this journey to become the best bake-sale mom that ever lived (MJ’s only two but I’m getting my practice in now so as not to embarrass my poor baby when he starts school.).  Ok so for the first try, I didn’t come to the kitchen prepared.  When I got finished kneading the dough and let it rest, I say in…

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Recipe: All Crab, No Cake

Apologies: These pics aren’t the best, my camera was dead so I took these with my cell :-p Last week, with Chief’s birthday just days away I had no idea whether or not I was going to make dinner for him or take him out to eat.  After giving it a considerable amount of thought, I decided to whip out a favorite secret weapon I knew he’d be happy with–crabcakes! For almost 10 years now, I have…

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Recipe: Salmon & Asparagus

This plate was seriously missing some pasta.  I can see it now; pasta smothered in my special homemade wine sauce with heavy whipping cream as the base & seasoned with a little parm & romano, crushed red peppers and basil…  *Longing Sigh* Oh the high carb & fattening sides that I could whip up with this…yum! With all that said, I’m sure you know what I’m thinking:  I loved this meal but I just wanted some pasta or something.   Now, while I haven’t…

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