Harvest Kale Salad for Friendsgiving

All Photos by Caroline & Evan Photography A few months ago my friend Nichole approached me about participating in a "Friendsgiving" she was organizing. Since I like Thanksgiving as much as the next person, I couldn't resist. I mean just take a look at the menu below. Could anyone say no to those Thanksgiving dishes? So a few of us local Tampa/Orlando bloggers gathered to celebrate the … [Read more...]

Pizza Pasta Salad

  Last night, the hubs and I escaped for a little date night at Whole Foods for a blogger exclusive wine tasting. This is the second one our new Whole Foods has put on and they are always so much fun. At the last one I discovered that King Rabbit Malbec in the background of the photo below and from this one, the Squadra Bianco, which would make an amazing wine to take on a picnic with this … [Read more...]

Crockpot Chicken Tikka Masala

Hagin and I first had Indian food in 2009 while we were in London. We had been told that we had to eat somewhere on Brick Lane. I had always eaten a variety of cuisines growing up but Indian was never one I was exposed to. So being fairly adventurous eaters we headed over to Brick Lane and found a little Indian restaurant to eat at. I believe I got either chicken tikka masala or butter chicken, … [Read more...]

Healthy-ish Lasagna

      Last week our house was struck by the stomach bug. There was a lot of soup consumed and not much cooking. Towards the end of the week I finally felt up to making something. Originally I planned on making a crockpot lasagna, but by the time I remembered it was about 3:30, so that wasn't going to happen. Instead I threw all the ingredients in a baking dish and just cooked it in … [Read more...]

Mahi Piccata

Every food blogger loves to "spring forward". Finally we get decent light around a normal family dinner time. We don't have to make our family dinner at 2pm and then reheat it later on. But of course my first sunny day went to waste, when I didn't even start on dinner until 7pm. Even though this Mahi Piccata is quick to make, I just couldn't pull it together in time for a decent daylight shot. … [Read more...]