Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie

Nothing says summer like fresh corn-on-the-cob, hamburgers, watermelon, okra, hotdogs, and blueberry peach cobbler. But one of my all-time favorite recipes to make in the summer is KEY LIME PIE! And the funny thing is, I don't think I actually liked Key Lime Pie until maybe college. I don't know why I had such an [...]

Bread & Butter Pickles

Bread & Butter Pickles

  I'm in sort of a pickle.   I used to hate pickles, actually I couldn't stand pickles. My two least favorite foods were mayonnaise and pickles, and definitely not together. But this summer our family friends (The Schluter's) brought us a basket brimming with fabulous cucumbers. What does one do with a bushel of [...]

Sweet Potato Toast

Sweet Potato Toast

I'm a huge toast fan. Every time I eat it, it reminds me of my first time traveling to England. My grandparents promised each of us grandchildren that we could pick anywhere in the world and go there for a week for our 13th birthday present. Such a generous offer for a 13 year old, [...]

Mini Key Lime Pies

Mini Key Lime Pies

If you had to choose, would you rather eat dinners or desserts every day, every meal for the rest life? Every time, hands down, desserts would be my choice. Desserts are my ultimate weakness. Anything with chocolate, peanut butter, or citrus and I'm down like Chinatown.  And when it comes to Key Lime Pie, I just [...]

Best Banana Bread

Best Banana Bread

There are certain smells that instantly lift my mood. Freshly cut grass, fabric softener, hot bacon, campfires, and Anthropologie candles to name a few, but freshly baked banana bread may be at the top of my list.  Even if you don't like the taste of bananas, the smell of banana bread baking in the oven [...]

No-Fail Omelette

No-Fail Omelette

  Omelette you finish, but Alton Brown has one of the best egg recipes of all time... But seriously though, I have been meaning to conquer the art of the perfect omelette, and Alton Brown nails it right on the head with this easy peasy recipe. Taking at most 10 minutes from start to finish, [...]