Author Archives: Cookie

Grapefruit, Avocado, Arugula Salad with Pan Seared Fish

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 in that dish in one perfect mouthful.  It is the essence of the dish summed up and experienced all at… Read more »

Apple Cider Vinegar Braised Chicken Thighs with Crispy Skin

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, it’s not as lean as the ever-popular chicken breast, but what a respite it is from that dry, bland, boring… Read more »

Curry Lemon Roasted Cauliflower

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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 boiled form. BEHOLD! A transformation awaits! With the help of some olive oil, a touch of spice, a spritz of… Read more »

Slow Cooker Paleo/Keto Coconut Lemongrass Pulled Pork

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 state. Being unwilling to go so extreme, I am doing my best to be supportive by cooking things that fit… Read more »

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

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 a win, win, win situation for everyone! This year, all the bloggers and the corporate sponsors raised $13,778.40! Awesome!! When… Read more »