Saffron Rice with Golden Raisins and Pine Nuts

I’ve got a special treat for you today, a lovely Saffron Rice dish and a book release party!

Green Bean Tart

Green Bean Mushroom Tart with Blue Cheese

This savory tart kicks old green bean casserole to the curb! Green Bean Mushroom Tart, loaded with fresh green beans, sauteed crimini mushrooms, crispy shallots, and blue cheese will be the talk of the...

Sweet Potato Souffles

Real Sweet Potato Souffles + Giveaway

Real Sweet Potato Souffles rising high out of ramekins, with a moist pillowy texture.

Crab Mac and Cheese

Crab and Gnocchi Gratin

This fancy-fied mac and cheese casserole makes a lovely dinner party dish or Thanksgiving side dish. It’s an amalgamation of a classic gnocchi gratin and crab mac and cheese, offering a bit of cozy...

Oven Roasted Turkey | #thanksgiving #recipes #turkey

Asian Rubbed Thanksgiving Turkey

How to Cook a Turkey in the Oven:  If you are anything like me, you are already thinking about bird day. How will you season your oven roasted turkey? What Thanksgiving sides will you...


Slow-Cooker Apple Butter Yeast Rolls

Yep, you read that right. Yeast Rolls. Made with apple butter. In a slow cooker. This easy yeast rolls recipe is my favorite variety of crockpot bread, with a rich sweet flavor and moist...

Spiced Apple Swedish Meatballs Recipe |

Halloween Recipe Round Up

Halloween is just a couple days away. Are you ready?


Asian Bloody Mary

Lieutenant Dan is here to serve up your monthly beverage, a Bloody Mary Cocktail. A spicy Asian-inspired Bloody Mary Recipe perfect for happy hour and spooky October evenings. Take it away baby…


My Harry and David Experience & Giveaway!

When I was a little girl, I used to walk home from school each day in December hoping with all the hope I could muster, that “the package” had arrived.

Sweet and Spicy Baked Chicken Drumsticks | #Drumsticks #Recipe #Chicken

Sweet and Spicy Drumsticks

Sweet and Spicy Baked Chicken Drumsticks are a great addition to your Halloween table or game-day spread. This easy chicken drumsticks recipe is loaded with zesty Asian flavor and a kick of fiery heat.


McCormick Spooky Squad Giveaway

I’ve had such fun stirring up a cauldron of spooky Halloween treats with the help of my favorite go-to products from McCormick Spices.