Make Great Cookies

Completed: 27. Make Great Cookies I've never been able to make good cookies. They always seem to suck -- too dry, too hard, etc. I admit, it's mostly user error, but I'm happy to finally say that I've produced the perfect cookie. I feel like every person has that one great go-to recipe in their arsenal and now I do, thanks … Continue reading Make Great Cookies


Orange, Cinnamon, and Sugar Coated Tilapia – Gluten Free

A trip to an olive oil and balsamic vinegar store in Middleburg, Virginia inspired November's new food dish: tilapia dipped in blood orange extra virgin olive oil and coated in rice crumbs (like bread crumbs, but gluten free), cinnamon, and raw sugar with a agave nectar/tangerine sauce. This was delicious and super easy. I didn't … Continue reading Orange, Cinnamon, and Sugar Coated Tilapia – Gluten Free

Tilapia Corn Chowder

Done! #17: Make One New Food Dish a Month, August Edition…Tilapia Corn Chowder Noted below are my changes to the recipe. INGREDIENTS 2 ounces bacon, (about 2 slices) —> I probably doubled the bacon. Duh. 1 teaspoon canola oil —> I used olive oil. 1 stalk celery, diced —> Omitted. I hate celery in my … Continue reading Tilapia Corn Chowder

Salmon Cakes

#17: Make one new food dish a month: Salmon Cakes Right before our New Orleans trip, I learned that I have Hashimoto’s Disease, an autoimmune disorder that attacks the thyroid. Similar to Celiac sufferers, people with Hashimoto’s have a sensitivity to gluten/wheat. Eating foods that contain these items can exacerbate hypothyroid symptoms. Do not want. … Continue reading Salmon Cakes

Sweet Cheesus

Completed #17: Make one new food dish a month (January edition): Crispy, cheese-y, garlic-y gnocchi mac n cheese I almost cried when I saw this recipe on Pinterest last week, as I have a long obsession with mac n cheese. The best part about this dish? It gets crispy on both sides. I broiled it … Continue reading Sweet Cheesus