Sriracha Caramel Brussel Sprouts

There’s a restaurant in Houston and Austin (Texas) called Uchi and they make the best brussel sprouts I have ever had. Back when these babies were all the rage, yes, I’m a little late, many restaurants tried to duplicate this recipe. Some were successful and some put a slight spin on them. Those of you … Continue reading Sriracha Caramel Brussel Sprouts


Spooky Ghost Meringue Cookies 3 Ways

Boo! Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I love dressing up, going to costume parties and of course, making spooky treats! This year, I wanted to make something low fat and simple that anyone can do. I thought cute ghost meringue cookies 3 ways would be perfect. I recall making meringue cookies in pastry … Continue reading Spooky Ghost Meringue Cookies 3 Ways


Mozzarella Chicken with Blistered Tomatoes

I really enjoy a good food challenge. I was asked to create a dish for a family of 4 for under $10. The only way I could do this was by shopping at ALDI. They have very affordable produce that allowed me to conquer this challenge. They also don’t provide shopping bags which is perfect … Continue reading Mozzarella Chicken with Blistered Tomatoes


Apple Honey Cake

Fall has arrived and I’ve neglected my blog :(. Though I do post often on instagram so you can catch me there. The summer was pretty busy and I got to visit really great places and I’ll share that in another post. In Houston, one day it’s 100 degrees and humid and the next it’s … Continue reading Apple Honey Cake


Sour Cherry Deep Dish Pie

It has been years since I’ve made a homemade pie, maybe since pastry school. These days all of my effort is put into savory food and it’s a treat (pun intended 😉 ) to make a dessert every so often. Fresh cherries are in season and this is what I’m bringing to a friend’s July 4th party. … Continue reading Sour Cherry Deep Dish Pie