Black Bottom Mini Cheesecakes

I actually made these about a year ago, and I’m having a craving to make them again!  These are perfect for an event with guests because they are easy to serve, and they’re impressive too...

Tilapia Oregano

I love seafood, and when I first started cooking, I was nervous about cooking fish.  It just seemed so persnickity (even though that’s not a real word, I know you know what I mean).  I’ve...

Orange & Thyme Pork Kebabs

OK you can’t tell me that colorful plate doesn’t just get your mouth watering.  When I found this recipe, I thought it’d be good…but I had no idea it’d be THIS good.  I ...

Strawberry Pretzel Salad

    This dish is the perfect treat that’s both sweet and salty and is characterized as both a dessert and a side dish: Strawberry Pretzel Salad. I remember the first time I ever had t...

Chicken Pockets

Tonight’s dinner was rrreeeeaallly easy.  And more importantly, it tasted good too!  It was like making a homemade hot pocket.  A very delicious hot pocket that’s actually heated equally ...

Smoked Pork

Today, the hubs and I had some fantastic pulled pork sandwiches.  Now, please understand that we live in the state of Alabama.  If there are two things that Alabamians are passionate about, it’...

Key Lime Swirl Cheesecake Bars

In my opinion, the best desserts are chocolate, but key lime desserts come in a close second.   This is a great Summer treat with a twist on your typical key lime pie.  I took them to a picnic recent...

Gnocchi Mac n Cheese

When I first saw this recipe on The Cutting Edge of Ordinary, I thought “Gnocchi?  What is that?  How do you pronounce it?” So since this is NORMAL Cooking, I know that gnocchi probably i...

Tomato, Pesto, & Mozzarella Panini

In Auburn, Alabama, where I went to college, there’s a fantastic lil place called Bizilia’s Cafe.  They have some amazing paninis, wraps, coffee, muffininis, and more.  In case you are un...