Bacon on its own is great, but I like to doctor it up a little sometimes. This will be short and sweet cause of how easy it is! I got some bacon strips (good thick center cut) laid out on a cooking rack to bake in the oven. Put foil underneath the rack to catch … More Date Glazed Bacon and Avocado Salsa Eggs
I won’t say it’s been a while, cause you already know that!! I’m sorry, please forgive me! Things have been so busy and I miss you too. So I wanted to tell you about my newest kitchen gadget! I bought a smoker box to make things smokey in minutes – it’s so cool!! Walked into … More The Smoking Box – A Smoked Cocktail!
I just realized that I forgot to post about my New Years Eve dinner, but that’s ok because it’s not until today that everyone goes back to work, right? I didn’t want to just skip over it because I had to tell you about the lobster tails! I decided on the traditional fancy dinner of … More NYE Dinner (a little late)
We didn’t have much planned for Christmas Eve, just good food, maybe some movies, and definitely plenty of chit chat. So when I went to Wegmans to pick out the variables to play with, there wasn’t much of a plan. Except to do small plates of great tastes (since I could not make a decision!), … More Deliciousness From Christmas Eve Dinner through Christmas Breakfast!
I just realized I wrote about this great spot on TripAdvisor and forgot to write about it for you here!! I’m sorry! Well, this romantic, peaceful, luxurious retreat was a great place for a girls weekend a couple weekends ago! It was a little cold to enjoy all the beauty of the property outside, but … More The Inn at Perry Cabin and Midnight Madness in St. Michaels, MD
I am happy to give away tricks of the trade when it comes to food and drink, hence the blog, but really to tell folks how easy it is to create delicious dishes on your own. Last night, my short ribs were so easy, breezy, and amazing. I started with a nice pack of boneless … More Super Simple Braised Short Ribs
Two things made dinner (and several lunches to come) easy last night: the Instapot and the concept of stew. Stew has no rules that I’m aware of, just put ingredients together and let it, quite literally, stew. I was on my annual turkey hunt to score for the big day (no I don’t shoot anything, … More Beef Stew in the Instapot
Yes I’ve written about Las Vegas trips before, but I’m gonna keep doing it because every time is different and every trip is uniquely fabulous!! The main purpose of this trip was to see Lady Gaga in her residency at the Park MGM for two concerts. We went in style!! Stayed at the Aria Sky … More Lux Vegas!
For a quaint little weekend getaway, B&B style, you’ll find it here on Solomon’s Island. My husband wanted to whisk me away for our anniversary this year, but my schedule this summer didn’t really comport with the whisking idea. However, we delayed the celebration to a lovely fall weekend, and everything fell right into place. … More Solomon’s Island Maryland
New to me, but not new to market, is the Instapot. I haven’t tried much with it, but what I have tried has been great!! The pressure cooker – when you don’t have time for a 3-4 hour braise, it’s right on. I have had great success with pulled pork in here and decided to … More Instapot: Red Wine Short Ribs