Soft Shell Crab BLT

Soft Shell Crab BLT

I am so behind on recipes to share with you it isn’t even funny. My life has been taken over by risotto and ice cream. However, the risotto portion is done now, and I’m happy to say that I WON!!!! Thank you Marx Foods! I am truly humbled to...
Lemon Risotto with Fava Beans and Shrimp

Lemon Risotto with Fava Beans and Shrimp

This is it folks, we’ve made it to the final round of the Marx Foods Integrale Gauntlet! I’m honored to have been selected for the final round and to be competing amongst such talented bloggers. My first two dishes, I went big and bold in flavors and presentation.  For...
Dark and Stormy Ice Cream Cupcakes

Dark and Stormy Ice Cream Cupcakes

Between preparing for the ice cream takedown on July 8th (seriously, how am I going to fit 2 gallons – 2 GALLONS!!!  of ice cream in my freezer?) and deciding that I just had to enter Cupcake Project‘s and Scoopalicious’ 5th annual ice cream cupcake contest; my ice cream maker hasn’t...
Smoked Baby Back Ribs

Smoked Baby Back Ribs

Fire up the smoker, grill and get outside for a day of good eating with smoky chipotle Smoked Baby Back Ribs. Happy Father’s Day! Just like Mother’s day, I’m celebrating my Dad virtually today! Since I can’t be there to cook him a dinner, I thought I’d make the...
(Give me) S’more Nutella Rice Pudding

(Give me) S’more Nutella Rice Pudding

When Marx Foods presented us with the challenges for the Integrale Rice Gauntlet, I was primed and ready to go.  Round 1 – make a savory risotto recipe of your choice; an easy task for someone who loves risotto.  The main challenge was working with a new type of...
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