Food and Drink, Food Recipes

Garlic and Lime Guacamole

Garlic and lime guacamole, an easy and delicious guacamole recipe.

Garlic and lime guacamole, a delicious and easy guacamole recipe that comes together in just one hour!!

Another Tyler Florence recipe coming at ya. I adapted this guacamole recipe from Tyler Florence when I was in pursuit of a cheaper alternative to the store brand Wholly guacamole. It is one of my favorites but I was tired of paying so much for it when I knew I can make it cheaper for myself.

I could live on guacamole. Besides pizza, it really is the perfect food. Delicious, healthy, and versatile. You can eat it with chips or have it on top of toast. Or serve it with my slow roasted chicken tacos!  read more

Food and Drink, Tips and Tricks

20 Must-Have Kitchen Tools

Set your kitchen up for success with these 20 must-have kitchen tools!

must-have kitchen tools

When you first set up your kitchen it can be a bit overwhelming to figure out what you need to buy. I put together a list of what I think are must haves for housewive’s kitchen. Some of the items are little more expensive but I think it’s worth investing in these items because you are using them at least once a week, most are once a day. Most of the items on this list are less than $40 which is very reasonable in my book!! read more

Drink Recipes, Food and Drink

Ginger Mojito

A new twist on a classic drink recipe, the ginger mojito

Ginger Mojito

The human mind is an amazing thing. We can somehow always remember when we had “the best” of something. I suppose that is why they have the Food Network show “The Best Thing I Ever Ate.” The best mojito I ever had was at Bahama Breeze while in Florida on vacation. It was minty, without it being overpowering, and it was sweet and refreshing. They served it with a piece of sugar cane which was awesome! I’m not sure if I will ever be able to recreate that awesome mojito, but I did come up with another version which is just as fantastic: the ginger mojito! read more

Food and Drink, Food Recipes

Oven Baked Scrambled Eggs

Oven baked scrambled eggs, a recipe that makes perfect, fluffy eggs every time!

Oven Baked Scrambled Eggs

My husband and I went on a cruise in 2014. And believe it or not, the thing I missed most when we got home was the scrambled eggs. So it became my mission to find the best way to make scrambled eggs. And after some Pinterest searching and recipe testing, I have found it!!

The scrambled eggs they serve on a cruise are similar to those on many breakfast and brunch buffets. They are big, fluffy, and incredibly light. And the secret to these delicious eggs is that you bake them in the oven. read more

Drink Recipes, Food and Drink

Peach Cobbler Cocktail

A spiked peach tea cocktail recipe which tastes just like the dessert peach cobbler!

spiked Peach Tea

The smell of warm peach tea screams dessert. While I was experimenting with drink recipes, I knew I had a winner when the flavor tasted just like peach cobbler. Amazing!!

The inspiration for this recipe came from my peach iced tea. When Kate posted her recipe she mentioned you can add liquor to make a cocktail so I started experimenting. Even though the tea and the booze was good together it needed a little extra umph. The solution to any problem you are have when creating a drink is carbonation. In my opinion, it takes any cocktail over the top. read more