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First and foremost, I am a mom and wife to a husband, 2 kids, 2 dogs, and 20 chickens. After that, I’m part teacher, accidental pastry chef, daily recipe creator, and experienced competitive cook. I’ve been cooking most of my life.
Sure, the meatballs on their own would make a phenomenal snack and bacon jam on a cracker by itself is food fit the gods, but put it all together and the result is the stuff they write songs about!
It’s no secret that my kids love finger foods, and their favorite finger food has to be jalapeño poppers.
With school just beginning, getting back into our daily routines has been rough.
On Day 4 after Hurricane Irma, I was nearing my breaking point.
Every once in a while, a brewery comes along that defies everything that a brewery is “supposed to be.”
Simply put my husband, like many people, loves Fireball Whisky,
As a working mom with two kids, a husband, three goats, two dogs, two jobs, and 100+ students, I’m always looking for quick breakfast recipes, especially make ahead breakfasts.
For many of us, Labor Day signals the end of summer. However, Labor Day was actually declared a holiday celebrating the social and economic contributions of the American worker, which is me!
Like many parents of ADHD children, I’ve learned that my children need routine, order, and structure.
After a week of NO ELECTRICITY (thank you Irma!), I found myself needing a weekend food fest, so that’s exactly what we did. Pool, Beer, BBQ…Repeat.
Did you know that October 4th is National Taco Day? Tacos are the best…Just ask my 9 year old.
In the south, we have “hoe cakes,” but in South America, specifically Venezuela and Columbia, they have “arepas.”
Nothing says summer quite like a picnic or pool party, and nothing is better than party food that as quick as it is yummy! However, I can't wrap my head around picnics of simple cold-cut sandwiches and chips.
As a foodie and craft beer chef, my brain is always in overdrive brainstorming ideas for combining two of my favorites…beer and dessert.
When we hear “cocktail,” most people think liquor and some type of mixer, and sadly, no one ever thinks of beer as a first ingredient in a phenomenal cocktail. However, that’s the furthest thing from the truth.
Being from Florida, when I’m asked to create a dish that represents me and where I’m from, seafood, fresh produce, and fruit are always at the top of my list.
Pork belly is a boneless fatty cut of meat from the belly of a pig, not to be confused with bacon, which is cured (or uncured), smoked, and sliced.