The Crazy Life and A New Beginning

So I started this snazzy food blog, was super excited about it…and then life happened. After quitting my old day job, starting a new one remotely from home, dealing with two extremely sad deaths in the family, and moving from Austin, TX to Boston, MA this past week, I’m ready to start posting again.

Get ready for our new adventures enjoying amazing food in and around Boston while also learning to cook in a kitchen that is almost smaller than our last closet in Texas.

Cheesy Garlic Biscuits

Cheesy Garlic Biscuits Recipe

 I love love LOVE these biscuits! They are by far my favorite go-to / semi-fancy bread when people are coming over soon or we’re asked to bring a bread to a potluck. I’m not proud to say that I’ve begged the hubby to go to Red Lobster…just for their bread. I’m actually really not a fan of a single thing on the menu, but that bread keeps calling me back. Capturing the crave-worthy taste of Red Lobster’s famous Cheddar Bay Biscuits was the goal…and this is as close as I’ve come to tasting the magic of those biscuits in a homemade version. This recipe is based on a Paula Dean recipe and is in my permanent collection for sure! Continue reading “Cheesy Garlic Biscuits” »

Quick Pesto Pasta

This is the perfect cheesy Italian comfort food for a busy night when you only have 10 minutes to make dinner. The sauce is a little expensive but when you consider that you’re only spending about $7 on a meal for two with leftovers it’s not so bad. You could always use a less expensive store-bought pesto, or better yet make your own fresh. I would love to try making the pesto fresh sometime, but some of us are plant-killers who can’t keep the variety of herbs alive long enough to make fresh. I think that I am destined to rely on pre-made pesto for the time being. Continue reading “Quick Pesto Pasta” »