Weeknight Wonders

Instant Pot Carolina Style Ribs

Instant Pot Carolina Style Ribs

I am still loving my Instant Pot, and have been really busy trying out new recipes in it. I thought it might be nice to be able to come home on a weeknight, and make some quick ribs for dinner. This recipe takes the tiniest […]

Mom’s Slow Cooker Rainy Day Navy Bean Soup

Mom’s Slow Cooker Rainy Day Navy Bean Soup

We are just starting our rainy season here in Florida, and for the past week it has just been raining cats and dogs and squirrels. It was also grey and overcast for days-with no rain. Us Floridian’s we just can’t hang with that!  Hello, Hurricane […]

Instant Pot Sirloin Beef Tips with Mushroom Gravy

Instant Pot Sirloin Beef Tips with Mushroom Gravy

I did it! Believe it or not…I purchased my first Instant Pot and it is a complete revelation! I will admit just to you that I was skeptical at first, because it sounded to good to be true. But, it wasn’t!  My first attempts at […]

Grilled Lemon Herb Trout

Grilled Lemon Herb Trout

I’ve never had the opportunity to have Rainbow Trout. I know…this is a huge oversight in my foodie adventures! My local grocery store had some on sale and I’ve always wanted to try it so I picked some up for lunch one day. I decided […]

Quick Sweet Orange Savory Tilapia Dinner

Quick Sweet Orange Savory Tilapia Dinner

Rushing home after a long week at work on a Friday night I thought back to the Tilapia I had taken out for dinner that morning. How to prepare? Everyone was tired of the same old blackened fish, so I quickly whipped up some quick […]

Perfect Easy Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Perfect Easy Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

These are hands down the best…I kid you not…Perfect Easy Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Meatballs!
I have been struggling with what to do with ground chicken. I know the PC response is to say I’ve been cooking with it forever and a day so I know exactly what to do with it…but…I haven’t. However, I made this and tested it on my kid’s who have a very discriminating palate.

Easy Blackened Barramundi Fish

Easy Blackened Barramundi Fish

Barramundi, also known as Asian sea bass, is a freshwater fish found mostly in the West Pacific area. At my local grocery store in the US it is farmed, and available for order through your local fish monger. I recently discovered this delicacy and simply […]

Spicy Black-Eyed Pea Sausage Stew with Tomatoes & Spinach

Spicy Black-Eyed Pea Sausage Stew with Tomatoes & Spinach

This is the first time I had ever the heard the word “bomb cyclone” this winter or any one before it. What was happening in the world? Come on, it was raining frozen iguanas in South Florida. Yikes! Wondering through the aisles of the grocery […]

Easy Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich Recipe

Easy Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich Recipe

Sitting at my desk at work I suddenly realized I hadn’t given a second thought to dinner when I had left the house that morning. It was a hectic departure, Monday morning . It’s the first day of this usually the roughest one of the week for everyone – work and school. No one wants to leave the snuggly comfort of their beds, and the chirping birdies feet have grown heavy as they struggle to get moving. Philly Cheese Steak sandwiches was what’s for dinner!