Red Wine Braised Chorizo from thenovicechefblog.com

Red Wine Braised Chorizo*

No — don’t say it. You don’t have to tell me. I know this isn’t pretty food. For some reason, in my head I remembered this being a gorgeous bowl of beautiful chorizo soaked in dark red wine. I had it at a Tapas restaurant over a month ago...
Tomato Crostini with Whipped Goat Cheese from thenovicechefblog.com

Tomato Crostini with Whipped Goat Cheese*

One of my favorite things about living in Florida is our year round produce. We can grow most everything year round — and considering all the snow I see on the news that a lot of you are still being hit with, I consider us very lucky. To drive...
Coconut Cupcakes (with Coconut Easter Nests!) from thenovicechefblog.com

Coconut Cupcakes (with Coconut Easter Nests!)*

I love Easter candy…probably more than Christmas candy. And definitely more than Halloween candy, since Halloween candy is just regular candy in small fun size packages — not that there is anything wrong with that. But Easter candy is better, because it comes in pastel colors and we get...
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Almond Meltaway Cookies*

When Jorge is away for work (2 weeks out of the month lately) strange things happen at our house. Like dinner is a sweet potato with melted marshmallows on top. I can go the entire day without putting on real people clothes. I will order more things on Amazon...