Drunken shrimp pizza from Pizza on the Grill

This post includes an affiliate link at the bottom and iPhone photos. Today’s post is an incredibly flavorful “drunken” shrimp pizza. This recipe comes from the Pizza on the Grill cookbook. It was from Williams-Sonoma. I am not sure if the store still sells it or not. I made this pizza while at the beach […]

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Spicy grilled chicken satay from The Beach House Cookbook

Affiliate link at bottom of page and where title of cookbook is named. iPhone pics (yes one is blurry). This dish was yet another new dish I made for the first time while on vacation in October. The cookbook is The Beach House Cookbook by Barbara Scott-Goodman, which I got in a blog cookbook swap […]

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Thai barbecued chicken by Barbara Scott-Goodman

This post has affiliate links for the cookbook source (the name in text and the picture at the bottom). Sorry for the iPhone photos. This dish is another dish I made for the first time while on at the beach. While it was listed in the appetizer & finger foods section, we doubled this recipe […]

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Mango salsa from Simply Sarasota

This post has an affiliate link at the bottom for the cookbook source. This recipe is by a member of the Junior League of Sarasota. Sorry the picture is from my iPhone. This recipe is yet another that I made when I was at the beach for two weeks this past fall! It was a […]

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Mexican chicken from Simply Sarasota

This post has an affiliate link at the bottom for the cookbook source. This recipe is by a member of the Junior League of Sarasota. Sorry all pictures are from my iPhone. Mexican chickenYield 8 servings 8 (5-ounce) boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 (7-ounce) can of diced green chiles 4 ounced Monterey Jack cheese, cut […]

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Crab-stuffed endive from Simply Sarasota

This post has an affiliate link at the bottom for the cookbook source. This recipe is by a member of the Junior League of Sarasota. Sorry all pictures are from my iPhone. I really enjoyed using this cookbook while at the beach in October. I did end up using three other cookbooks, so you’ll see […]

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Chicken scaloppine with saffron cream sauce by Giada de Laurentiis

Chicken scaloppine with saffron cream sauce by Giada de Laurentiis4 to 6 servings 2 Tablespoons olive oil1 pound thin chicken cutlets (scaloppine)3/4 teaspoon salt, plus more for seasoning meat1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more for seasoning meat2 shallots, sliced1 garlic clove1/2 cup dry white wine1 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth1/4 teaspoon saffron threads1/2 […]

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Asparagus lasagna by Giada de Laurentiis

Some of you all asked about the photo I Instagrammed earlier this week – a yummy classic with a new take from Giada.This Asparagus lasagna recipe comes from Giada de Laurentiis’s cookbook “Giada’s Kitchen: New Italian Favorites.” I made it gluten free and am quite happy with how it turned out. I baked it Sunday […]

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Wanting to write again

I have missed writing on here, but I think I really did need a month or so to reflect on my marriage, my PCOS diagnosis, and to just decompress all of the tension I have felt for several months. That being said, I hope to start posting more regularly again after February 1! Here’s hoping […]

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Savory Saturday: tomato-basil base for pizzas

Today’s savory Saturday post is a delicious Tomato-basil base for pizzas, whether grilled or oven-baked! This recipe comes from Pizza on the Grill by Elizabeth Karmel and Bob Blumer. The cookbook was one of our awesome wedding gifts from the Williams-Sonoma wedding registry. We made this sauce while at the beach this summer and found […]

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