Pismo Beach, California
Food for Thought

California Dreaming

For the first time since the COVID crisis kicked off, I loaded up my little family in an airplane and we headed across the country, from Florida to California, to visit my family for Thanksgiving. And it wasn’t just a …

Food + Recipes Soups

Harvest Pumpkin Soup

This delicious and creamy harvest pumpkin soup with subtle spices and a hearty texture is something everyone will enjoy! It’s fall and everything everywhere foodie-wise seems to be all about apples and pumpkins. I’d say I’m sorry to be adding …

Meats Poultry

Favorite Turkey Meatloaf with Glaze

If you think meatloaf and turkey meatloaf are bland, come try this delicious and tender turkey meatloaf with a sweet and tangy glaze that my family can’t get enough of! Meatloaf is a staple of the American Midwest. When people …

Happy Hour

Cinnamon Toast Cereal Milk

Looking for a fun cocktail to serve up at brunch that ISN’T a mimosa or a Bloody Mary? Try this cold brew coffee based cocktail on for size. It’s rapidly become a favorite in our house and I’ll bet it …

yellow rice
Food + Recipes Small Bites + Sides

Yellow Rice

Yellow rice pairs well with so many Mexican, South American, Caribbean, and Cajun dishes, and I absolutely love it with a seared salmon. Here’s how to make it from scratch at home. Oh, hey. Hey there, you guys. Hi. It’s …

chocolate mug brownies
Sweet Treats

Microwave Coffee-Mug Brownies

When you’re in the mood for a sweet treat but you don’t want to spend a lot of time baking or want to make a full batch, guess what? You can still have a from-scratch treat with just a few …

low country shrimp boil chowder
Florida Seafood Soups

Low Country Shrimp Boil Chowder

Everyone’s favorite low country shrimp boil ingredients come together in a delicious, creamy, and warming chowder that’s perfect for a winter evening wherever you are. It doesn’t get too cold down here in Florida, even in the winter months. We’ve …

citrus soy baked salmon
Seafood Uncategorized

Sweet Citrus-Soy Baked Salmon

This easy and delicious meal brings together the flavors of fresh salmon, sliced oranges, soy sauce, rice vinegar, honey, and Santa Maria style seasoning for a bright and flavorful combination that you’re sure to enjoy! Whenever my sisters and I …

Old Bay Crab Ravioli
Currently Food + Recipes Living

Top 10 Recipes for 2021

Hey there, friends, and happy New Year! I’m still working on catching up and photographing recipes I’ve been playing with the past few months and I’m really excited to share some brand new fun with you for 2022! But to …