Rockfish Tacos

Rockfish Tacos

This weekend, my fiance went fishing with a friend and his friend's father. They had quite a successful trip, and came home with a ton of Rockfish! Rockfish, also known as striped bass, is a mild … [Read more...]

Salsa Recipe & Beginners Guide to Canning #CanItForward

Salsa Recipe & Beginners Guide to Canning #CanItForward

This Saturday marks Jarden Home Brands fifth annual Can-It-Forward Day, which will be broadcast live online at FreshPreserving.com from 11AM – 4PM EST from the new state-of-the-art Jarden Home Brands … [Read more...]

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Homemade Fresh Salsas and Keeping #NaturallyClean with Clorox Green Works

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NaturallyClean #CollectiveBias   Having a blog means that I tend to do a lot of … [Read more...]

Fish Tacos with Lime Cilantro Crema

Fish Tacos and How to Use a Fillet Knife

This month, Zwilling sent me a fun challenge: use a fillet knife.  June's knives of the month are boning and fillet knives, so Zwilling sent me their ZWILLING Pro 7" Fillet Knife to try out. I have … [Read more...]

Jersey-style Loco Moco

Jersey-style Loco Moco

One of my favorite cookbooks is Love and Olive Oil's Breakfast for Dinner. (I did a post highlighting their Huevos Rancheros Tacos a while back.) So it's probably not surprising that I make a few … [Read more...]

Tortilla Crusted Fish with Strawberry Avocado Salsa

Tortilla Crusted Fish with Strawberry Avocado Salsa #strawberrymonth

May is National Strawberry Month! I have many a strawberry-filled recipe on my blog (like this recipe for Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes) but most are desserts. Strawberries are considerably more … [Read more...]

Swordfish with Macadamia Nut Crust and Papaya Salsa

Swordfish with Macadamia Nut Crust and Papaya Salsa

I can't say that I know much about Hawaiian food, past that I assume is it fish-heavy and influenced by tropical and Asian/Polynesian flavors (with their favorite canned meat, Spam, sprinkled in, of … [Read more...]

Seven Layer Dip Nachos

Seven Layer Dip Nachos #JustAddRotel

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #JustAddRotel #CollectiveBias Walmart has a Buy 3 Get 1 Free coupon for RO*TEL diced … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Beef Ramen

Slow Cooker Beef Ramen

So I've been feeling pretty crummy for the past few days. And I've been craving soups like crazy. One of my favorite options when I want a comforting meal is ramen, specifically Shio-style from Nom … [Read more...]

Ancho Chicken Tacos with Cilantro Slaw and Avocado Cream

Ancho Chicken Tacos with Cilantro Slaw and Avocado Cream

This is another recipe from the Cooking Light Diet Plan. These tacos are great for a weeknight meal because it's an under 30 minute recipe-- it's honestly mostly assembly. As a reminder, if … [Read more...]

Cardamom-Glazed Carrots

Cardamom-Glazed Carrots

Carrots are a staple on most Thanksgiving tables. My dad loves super mushy carrots, which just don't do it for me.  I want a bit of a crunch! So this version from Cooking Light is perfect for me; … [Read more...]

Vietnamese Noodle Soup (Pho)

Vietnamese Noodle Soup (Pho)

I had a hankering for pho this week so I figured I would try to make it! This at-home recipe has a bit of a darker broth but boy does it taste good! I found this recipe on Food Network and was … [Read more...]

Fish with Pineapple Salsa and Tomato-Avocado Salad

Fish with Pineapple Salsa and Tomato-Avocado Salad

Now that the weather is finally warming up, it's time to start incorporating more "summery" foods into my dinner. The June issue of Cooking Light included a recipe for Tilapia with Pineapple Salsa and … [Read more...]

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Fish in Coconut Curry (Mtuzi wa Samaki)

This is probably apparent with the different types of recipes I post but I really like some variety in what I eat. As a kid, I ate the exact same meals every day because I was so picky, so now that … [Read more...]

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Slow Cooker Chicken & Chickpea Tagine

Tagine or Tajine dishes are Moroccan slow cooked dishes named after the pot they are cooked in. The dishes are typically a stew with a protein, spices, and fruit. Cooking Light had a version with … [Read more...]