Shrimp Scampi with Linguini

September 23, 2012 I don’t know about you, but I think Shrimp Scampi could be one of the most perfect foods. Shrimp, garlic, lemon and butter? Yes, please! {More...}


September 17, 2012 So. Pesto is dead simple and tasty. Ingredients: * Fresh basil leaves – 2 cups, packed * Garlic – 2 cloves * Olives – 1/4 cup sliced black * Pine nuts – 1/4 cup * Extra virgin olive oil – 2/3 cup divided * 1/4 cup Pecorino Romano/Parmigiano-Reggiano mix, freshly shredded {More...}

Salsa con Queso

May 6, 2012 Had a craving, needed to have lunch. I was happy to discover that I had most of the ingredients, just didn’t have American or Monterey Jack cheese. I used a 4-cheese Mexican blend. Don’t. It’s not melty enough so the dip was flavorful but very thick. {More...}

Guacamole with Homemade Salsa

May 5, 2012 Ingredients: The guacamole 4 Haas avocados, mashed 6 Tbsp salsa, recipe follows 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper The juice of one lime {More...}

Hug Me, I’m Half Irish.

March 17, 2012 I am, at most, half Irish. I’m adopted (and have no interest in speaking to my biological family…I know where they are, I know what they are), and don’t really know much of my heritage, but I was born a Kelly. So I consider myself half Irish. Considering I have pale skin, blue eyes, and […] {More...}

Not my recipe but…

February 28, 2012 This is not my recipe but it is the best freaking tomato sauce I have ever had. A little spicy but in a very, very good way. We had it on pizzas. Best pizza I have ever had. {More...}