Grapefruit, Avocado, Arugula Salad |

Grapefruit, Avocado, Arugula Salad with Pan Seared Fish

by Cookie on 02/11/2014

I’m forever on the quest for The Perfect Bite. This elusive experience is that perfect single bite of a dish that allows you to experience every flavor, texture, sensation available | Apple Cider Vinegar Braised Chicken Thighs with Crispy Skin

Apple Cider Vinegar Braised Chicken Thighs with Crispy Skin

by Cookie on 01/30/2014

I’m speaking out today in defense of thighs. Chicken thighs. If you are uninitiated, you are missing out on the most flavorful, juicy, delicious part of the humble chicken! Sure,

My PRK/Lasik Experience |

My PRK/Lasik Experience

by Cookie on 01/21/2014

*Edit* Use this link for 10% off your surgery with LasikPlus Today is one month exactly since I got PRK surgery done on my eyes, so I figured it was | Curry Lemon Roasted Cauliflower

Curry Lemon Roasted Cauliflower

by Cookie on 01/17/2014

Cauliflower is the oft overlooked cousin of vibrant broccoli. It’s pale appearance and inoffensive blandness have spent too long cowering the shadows of your plate in its quiet, limply translucent | Coconut Lemongrass Ginger Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker Paleo/Keto Coconut Lemongrass Pulled Pork

by Cookie on 01/09/2014

My husband has recently gone on a Ketogenic diet. To summarize, you basically eat no carbs and up the protein and fat to get your body in a fat burning


The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2013 & Caramel-Filled Gingersnaps

by Cookie on 12/11/2013

This year is my 2nd year participating The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap to raise money for Cookies For Kids’ Cancer. It’s fun, you get cookies, you help kids. Really | Cold Weather Recipe Favorites

Cold Weather Favorites

by Cookie on 12/05/2013

Dallas is freaking out b/c of an impending winter storm and everyone’s buying out the grocery store of water jugs and hot cocoa, while I’m rubbing my hands together in | Lemongrass Dry Brined Turkey

Lemongrass Dry-Brined Turkey

by Cookie on 12/02/2013

This recipe is a simple asian twist on your traditional Thanksgiving roast turkey. I used the dry-brining method after reading a few different blogs about why it works: essentially, liberally salting | Bun Suong

Bún Suông – Vietnamese Annatto Pork & Shrimp Sausage Noodle Soup

by Cookie on 11/25/2013

My husband came home from a work trip and told me about a Vietnamese soup he had tried while on the road and really liked: Bun Suong. I had never | Quinn Popcorn Review

Quinn Popcorn Review

by Cookie on 10/23/2013

I. LOVE. POPCORN. I recently read about how microwave popcorn is really bad for you b/c of some of the chemicals used, so I started trying out air popped and