Blackberry Pie Bars via thenovicechefblog.com

Blackberry Pie Bars*

My schedule is quickly filling up for the rest of the year and I get stressed out even looking at it. Between Jorge and I, we have over 12 trips before the end of the year. Some are work related and a bunch are personal, but it makes our...
Sweet & Sticky Shrimp via thenovicechefblog.com

Sweet & Sticky Shrimp*

Sometimes we do things for other people that we don’t like…or at least that is what Jorge keeps trying to convince me. So in good faith, I made him shrimp. I figure if I make him shrimp, he might turn the other way next time there is a shoe...
[eggless] Chocolate Banana Muffins via thenovicechefblog.com

[eggless] Chocolate Banana Muffins*

Does anyone else keep putting off grocery shopping for no logical reason? It has gotten so bad this week that I ate old stale Wheat Thins and Grapes for lunch. I have no excuse for not going grocery shopping. I have 3 different stores within 2 miles of my...
Ultimate Almond Cookies via thenovicechefblog.com

Ultimate Almond Cookies*

Many a moon ago, when Jorge and I were engaged (6 years ago actually — eek!), we took our first trip together to Puerto Rico. We went with a group of friends and ate our way through the island. We wound up at one of the infamous bakeries –¬†Panader√≠a...