Ice Cream Terrine

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!  It’s summertime, and that means it’s time to break out that cold treat that everyone loves.  This is an impressive, more stylish way to...

Island Chicken with Tropical Salsa

Hello Summer!  I love it when all the fruits in the produce section are so vibrant and have that enticing, sweet aroma.  Summer has finally ushered in the season of good fruit, and I’m certainl...

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...

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’...

Shrimp Boil Kebabs

So here it is, folks…my first ever post on Normal Cooking!  My husband, Blake, has been trying to get me to start a food blog for about a year now.  I always just waved him off because, letR...