Midnight Magic Sundae

This is officially my new favorite sundae! And that’s saying a lot because I’m a bit of a sundae snob. This recipe uses my incredible homemade vanilla ice cream, which is the creamiest, dreamiest ice cream you’ll ever have. You can of course use store bought ice cream if you prefer but it really is…

Greek Tabbouleh Salad

Words cannot even describe how much I love this recipe. Let’s put it this way: for about eight years, I ate this for lunch most weeks. I’ve fallen out of the habit in recent years but in a quest to bring you some of my all-time favorite recipes, I’ve finally written up my recipe for…

Chocolate Chip Cake

A 9×13 vanilla cake with chocolate chips smothered with chocolate chip cream cheese frosting If you like easy, tender cakes that are sure to please a crowd, keep reading! This recipe is for you. As far as cakes go, this is very easy to bake. The cake is a one-bowl recipe, as is the frosting….

Dallas Arboretum Food and Wine Festival 2021

I’m back, ladies and gentlemen! After fourteen months of quarantining, it could not have felt more special to stroll around my beloved Dallas Arboretum for the fourth annual Food and Wine Festival. This is one of my favorite events of the year in a normal year but this one was particularly special since the event…

Tabbouleh

I just adore tabbouleh. It’s healthy, flavorful, easy to make, and goes with so many different things. What’s not to love? This bulgur wheat salad is the perfect dish to make in the summertime when you have an abundance of tomatoes and fresh mint in the garden. It’s best served chilled – another nice trait…

Dark Side Cookies

This is one of my all-time favorite cookie recipes. I used to bake these all the time in college. I’m so glad I finally thought to blog about them! I’ve named these Dark Side Cookies because these are the deepest, darkest, chocolate-iest cookies! They taste downright sinful. These beauties are very soft; they don’t have…

Smoked Salmon Dip

This is one of my OG recipes. If you came to one of my college parties, chances are you had this dip. It’s only four ingredients, takes mere minutes to make, and is always a hit. It’s an especially nice appetizer in the summer because it’s best served chilled, making it a refreshing snack! This…

Perfect Grilled Chicken

I’m not good at a lot of things but I’m damn good at grilling chicken. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that I am passionate about grilling chicken. When I’m at a restaurant and order something with grilled chicken and they set a white hunk in front of me, I want to…

Blushing BBQ

Who says a backyard BBQ can’t be pink? I had my friend Thi over for dinner in the garden the other day and ended up setting the cutest pink table and just had to share! For dinner, I grilled clams, sausage, corn, and bread.  I literally tossed everything on my charcoal grill while Thi and…