Grilled Greats: Pork Souvlaki & Home-Made Tzatziki ~Lisa’s ” I have too much time on my hands” Site & Tesco Real Food

One of my favourite types of food was Mediterranean food. I could have happily lived solely on it. Well, okay maybe that’s not true because I loved eating a great number of styles of food but I could have eaten a whole lot more! Except octopus! I draw the line on my beloved Mediterranean food […]…

May 22nd is National Vanilla Pudding Day! Celebrate with Southern Bourbon Vanilla Banana Pudding Parfaits! ~Great Taste Buds

Southern Bourbon Vanilla Banana Pudding Parfaits Bourbon Vanilla Custard* Vanilla wafers 2-3 fresh bananas Whipped Cream Bourbon Vanilla Custard: 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 1/2 tbsp cornstarch 3 eggs 1 cup milk 1 cup half and half 2 tbsp butter 2 tsp Nielsen-Massey Bourbon Vanilla In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and sugar. Set […]…

Mother’s Day Brunch Suggestion: Shrimp & Spinach Crepes with Bechemel Sauce ~For The Frenchie in You-viewfromthe kitchen blog

For those of you who don’t know me, you should know that I have a special place in my heart for French culture, specifically the food. I studied French for 10 years throughout middle school, high school and college. I’ve traveled to France a few times and continue to study the language on my […] via…

Mother’s Day Dessert Suggestion: Triple Berry Tiramisu ~Let Food Be Thy Medicine

There is a reason Tiramisu means “life me up” 🙂 Triple Berry Tiramisu 2 packages lady fingers 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 8 ounces mascarpone cheese (you can cheat subbing cream cheese if necessary) 1 cup white sugar, divided 1 tbl vanilla 8 oz coffee (think decaf if serving at dinner) 5 tablespoons Chambord […] via…

Mother’s Day Breakfast Idea: Incredibly Simple Eggs Benedict with Blender Hollandaise & a little history

  This week we’ve celebrated the wonders of American Fare. Served up today is another U.S culinary phenomenon, Eggs Benedict! Contrary to popular belief Eggs Benedict’s origin is not that of foreign ground. Yep, it’s all American! It even possesses its own National Day, April 16th, which I missed this year. Better late than never, […]

Easter Salad Suggestion:Tuscan Panzanella-Italian Bread Salad

This week we will be exploring the wonders of salad–standalone, sandwich fillers, ethnic-based, potato packed and even an unusual, colorful veggie cornucopia! Today, I’m starting out with an old world,  Italian, family favorite-Panzanella. This fresh, colorful spring and summertime salad offers an incredible and flavorful marriage of tastes–savory, salty, tangy, pungent and sweet. You may […]