Mini Cheesecakes

Every month this great blog, Sally’s Baking Addiction, hosts a Monthly Baking Challenge. As part of the challenge, on the 1st of the month, Sally posts a recipe or general concept for her followers to try for themselves. This month, for the May Baking Challenge, the recipe was cheesecake! So I love love love cheesecake,…

Garlic & Herb Roasted Shrimp

A while back my mom and step-dad got Nevin Ina Garten’s Make It Ahead cookbook, due to his obsession with the Barefoot Contessa. We recently tried her recipe for Garlic & Herb Roasted Shrimp and it did not disappoint. It was so easy to make – the perfect blend of butter, lemon, and garlic. Plus,  you get…

Simply Delicious Chocolate Chip Cookies

  It’s National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day! This is my favorite, simple and easy chocolate chip cookie recipe. Crispy edges, soft centers — what are you waiting for? Go and make these little guys right now!

Chipotle Gouda Pasta Salad

Summer is finally calling, which means that backyard BBQs will be happening more weekends than not. This upcoming weekend, for example, Atlanta will be reaching temps in the high 80s and low 90s. Nevin and I will be away celebrating his 33rd birthday. I’d tell you where but it’s a surprise birthday bash and he…

Parippu Curry

Parippu, or Sri Lankan Dhal Curry, is one of my favorites. I actually don’t really like dhal, but this is very different than the Indian version you are likely used to. Just another opportunity for me to remind Nevin that Sri Lanka is better than India ;-). In all seriousness, this is so delicious! It’s…