Category: Foodie Friday

Foodie Friday: Pineapple Jam

One of the things that I love about food blogging is the adventure of finding new recipes to try. I have been trying my hand a quick pickling vegetables lately and decided to try making a batch of jam for when we had visitors recently. What could be better for summer that pineapple jam? I

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Summer Quick Pickled Vegetables

Summer is the time for light, fun dishes and for easy flavorful additions to brighten up recipes. I’m not I don’t can but I do enjoy making refrigerator or quick pickles. I posted about some in the past that turned out quite well and you can get that pickle recipe here. This summer, after being

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Brew and Batter

A new little restaurant opened in Grapevine. Keltin and I love supporting local and decided to give it a try for brunch one morning. Brew and Batter is all about coffee and delicious waffles. Chilling on their patio I enjoyed a nice Rose Cold Brew while Keltin had the Americano. The cold brew was different

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Foodie Friday: Chimichurri

One of my favorite recipes is actually for a topping, that seems to work well with any savory dish, is chimichurri. I originally found this in an herb cook book and have since tried various versions but the one below is my favorite. I have put chimichurri on everything from steak to salmon and most

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Foodie Friday: Simple Scones

I love to bake anyway and having all this extra time has been fun adventure for my baking skills. This last week I decided to try my hand at making scones. They ended up being much simpler than I expected them to be and I can’t wait to attempt some varieties with my next batch,

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Italy: Dinner, Wine, and Dessert

No series on Italy would be complete without a discussion of the glorious food. When I was there it was to study and I some how got away with taking a pairing food and wine class. There is nothing better than studying wine in Italy. I don’t remember what all of these wine are but

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Foodie Friday: S’mores Ice Cream Pie

I wanted a fun, simple recipe to make for the weekend and I came up with one that it is super easy and way too tasty. Next time I make this I’ll make sure there are more people around to share it with so I can’t eat it all. Graham Cracker Pie Crust Favorite Ice

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Foodie Friday: Sirloin Tip Roast with Herb Marinade

Shelter-in-place has given me time to play with some new recipes that I just haven’t had time to mess with before. This is a two part recipe. I made the marinade the night before – this stuff just gets better the longer in sits. Marinade Ingredients: 1/2 C. Olive Oil 1 tsp. Fresh Rosemary 1

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