polenta, corn, meal, corn meal, grits, cake, appetizer, entree, pesto, basil, pine nuts, almond, onion

Pesto Polenta Cakes with Caramelized Onions*

Whenever I am having friends or family over, I like to make things that don’t have me cooking the whole time they are visiting. Mainly it’s because I like to drink wine and talk about how hot Ryan Gosling is, but I also think it’s rude to ignore your...
lemon, dessert, sugar, sauce, pie, tart, zest, meyer, citrus, fruit

Simply Perfect Lemon Curd*

Situation 1: You go to the store for milk and see that Oreo’s are B1G1 Free. So you buy 4 packages of Oreo’s…because you know, they are B1G1 and helllooo they go perfect with that gallon of milk your wife asked you to pick up. -If you are this...
Wannabe Green Smoothie sm

Wannabe Green Smoothie*

Let’s head back to elementary school shall we? Red + Green = …..gross brown I have been terrified of the infamous “Green Monster” (i.e. a green colored smoothie made with spinach) for over a year. Spinach DOES NOT belong in smoothies! I read many a blog claiming you couldn’t...
Epcot, Walt Disney World, Disney, Flowers

Food Blog Forum Orlando*

Gather round the laptop kiddos and let me tell you about my mini vacation! Seriously, I am going to do this old school style. Pretend you are sitting in my living room and I have a box of slides out from my last vacation. Sure it’s annoying, but about...