Welcome to heaven! This brightly flavored key lime pie has it all — sweet, tart, fresh, tangy, a smooth filling, and a crunchy crust. Key lime pie has been a favorite in our family for years. So, just what is a key lime? Key limes are smaller than the usual Persian limes we find in supermarkets across the U.S. The key lime is small, slightly yellow and has more seeds than it’s Persian cousin. It’s also a bit tarter and has a slight floral taste.
While living in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, we were introduced to THE BEST FOOD ever! Cajun, Creole and a mix of Italian filled many restaurant menus. Sensation Salad was a menu highlight of many eateries around town. One bite and we were hooked! Sensation Salad is so fresh and full of flavor. Our taste buds came to life with the bright taste of this easy salad. Continue reading “Sensation Salad”
Let’s talk about salad dressings. If you’re like me, you love something with lots of flavor! I’m always looking for the bright taste and zing that a dressing can bring to the salad. Well, we have one for you! Our Cherry Vinaigrette is sweet and tart with just the right amount of oil and seasoning to let the cherry flavor shine through. It’s about as simple as a homemade dressing can be. Continue reading “Cherry Vinaigrette”
This brown butter sage gnocchi is a simple pasta dish that feels and sounds fancy but is ready in less than 15 minutes! You start with a base of gnocchi, a little potato dumpling pasta, tossed in a browned butter, and topped with fried sage and freshly shaved Parmesan. Continue reading “Brown Butter Sage Gnocchi (Ready in 15 minutes!)”
If you love key lime pie, you’ll love these key lime pie truffles! These truffles have a smooth white chocolate key lime truffle center rolled in graham cracker crumbs! Key lime is one of my favorite dessert flavors—key lime pie, key lime cheesecake, key lime cookies, I’ve been working on making a key lime pie ice cream too! So stay tuned!
Delicious. If you’re looking for a salad dressing with a fresh take on some ol’ favorite ingredients, Creamy Pear Vinaigrette is for you! Snappy, sweet, creamy, tangy, it’s all here. Continue reading “Creamy Pear Vinaigrette”
I am all about sweet and savory food and this pizza definitely ticks both boxes! Though this pizza looks and feels super gourmet, it’s pretty easy! And ohmygosh delicious. It has three kinds of cheese—ricotta, mozzarella, and goat cheese. It has sliced almonds, a drizzle of honey, and a sprinkle of crushed red pepper that send this pizza over the top. Continue reading “3 Cheese Pizza with Honey & Almonds”
Sweet caramelized mushrooms, savory mushrooms, Italian herbs, gooey mozzarella, all topped off with spicy arugula, fresh Parmesan, and a drizzle of truffle oil. Do I have your attention? This recipe is bursting with flavor and while it seems extravagant, you can have this recipe done start to finish in 20 minutes! Continue reading “Truffled Mushroom Flatbread”
If you’ve ever been to a Brazilian steakhouse you may be familiar with these little babies. If you have no idea what these are, let me introduce to Brazilian cheese bread or pão de Queijo Continue reading “Brazilian Cheese Bread—Pão de Queijo”
Sweet, savory, salty, crispy, soft, perfect. A crisp parmesan wafer, sweet and nutty honey pecan cream cheese, topped with salty bacon and green onions. (Make sure you wipe the drool off your keyboard before you keep reading). Continue reading “Parmesan Wafers with Honey Pecan Cream Cheese, Bacon, & Green Onions”