Writer.Chef.Romantic.

Recipes

COCKTAILS

Not in the mood to cook? Perhaps these festive beverages will inspire you!

Blackberry Smash

Blackberry Smash

Hibiscus Margarita

Hibiscus Margarita

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Best Homemade Margarita Ever!

Pomegranate Orange Martini

Pomegranate Orange Martini

Very Merry Cranberry Martini

Very Merry Cranberry Martini

Strawberry Rhubarb Mojito

Make Me, Take Me Martini

APPETIZERS

Whet your appetite with these small bites!

Scrumptious Thai Pot Stickers

Scrumptious Thai Pot Stickers

Grilled Bruschetta

Grilled Bruschetta

Blackened Chicken on a Stick

Blackened Chicken on a Stick

Chicken Satay

Chicken Satay

SOUPS

Sometimes…you just can’t beat soup!

Get Your Groove Back Soup a.k.a. Tortellini and Sausage Soup with Beans and Greens

Get Your Groove Back Soup a.k.a. Tortellini and Sausage Soup with Beans and Greens

Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin Chipotle Soup

SAUCES AND SIDES

Sometimes the sauce makes the dish, and these sauces and sides are divine!

Sweet and Sour Peanut Sauce

Sweet and Sour Peanut Sauce

Tzatziki on my sausage makes me haaaaappppy!

Tzatziki

Chimichurri

Chimichurri

Balsamic Vinaigrette

Balsamic Vinaigrette

Molé Sauce

Molé Sauce

Melissa’s Salsa (Must take a picture this summer!)

Apple Cider Vinegar Hummus (Ditto!)

ENTREES

Here are a few of my favorite things to make when I can’t get out of cooking dinner! 😉

Red Curry with Chicken

Red Curry with Chicken

Chicken Alighieri

Chicken Alighieri

Ooey Gooey Cheesey Garden Lasagna

Ooey Gooey Cheesey Garden Lasagna

Vietnamese Rice Noodles

Vietnamese Rice Noodles

DESSERTS AND SWEET TREATS

I went to culinary school to learn to cook…but my heart belongs to the sweet stuff!

Cheesecake

Mocha Rum Cheesecake

Olivia's Pumpkin Creme Brulee

Olivia’s Pumpkin Creme Brulee

Tiramisu

Tiramisu

Oatmeal Cream Pie Cupcake with a bite taken

Oatmeal Cream Pie Cupcakes

Lila's Favorite Chocolate Cake

Lila’s Favorite Flourless Chocolate Cake

Usen_Baked Sugar Cake

Moravian Sugar Cake

Done looks something like this.

Grandpa Baker’s Amazing Fruitcake

XXX Chocolate Chip Cookies

XXX Chocolate Chip Cookies

Lemon Ginger Scones

Teddy Bear Bread

Teddy Bear Bread

Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse

Thumbprint

Apricot Almond Thumbprint Cookies

 

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