Category Archives: Favorite Things

Summer Baking

Yes. I know the title is basically an oxymoron, especially here in Arizona where one does not typically bake in the summer because…ya know…7th level of hell temperatures.  However, summer is the time when all the best fruits are ripe! … Continue reading

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Drunken Shrimp Tacos

This recipe is a result of “What do I have in the house to make for dinner?” Drunken Shrimp Tacos yield depends on size of shrimp 3 – 4 each per taco Ingredients 1 pkg frozen raw shrimp (the one … Continue reading

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Red Wine Braised Short Ribs

Hello! *waves* Remember me?! No, well, I’ll work to change that. Working on posting at least once a week. I’ve got loads of pictures already taken so you’d think I’d already have tons written right? Today I made something new … Continue reading

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A Foodie on Vacation – Dana Point, CA

This year we decided to head out on our annual family vacation the week of 4th of July. We’re either genius or insane…somehow I think a smidge of both. It was a wonderful week spent with my sisters family, relaxing … Continue reading

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I Smell Reality, oh, and Lasange Roll-ups

In all fairness, I started this blog with a bazillion pics of food I’d already made, with grand illusions of posting daily…er, weekly…bi-weekly?  Whatever my intentions, reality reared her hella ugly head and laughed maniacally in my face. No matter … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Must – Tina’s Famous Stuffing

Maybe this becomes a MUST at your Thanksgiving as it has mine…maybe not, but it has won over many a “Stuffing Naysayer”. At least 3 people who don’t like stuffing will eat mine. If I’m invited to Thanksgiving dinner, I … Continue reading

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My Fall Love – Spaghetti Squash

Nothing says fall to me like Spaghetti Squash. I know, crazy right. It should be the leaves changing, the crisp, cool air *insert instrumental music here* the smell of holiday baking…. But let’s face it, in Arizona the only way … Continue reading

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