Southwest Shrimp Tacos

These Southwest Shrimp Tacos are easy and loaded with flavor… perfect for a fun summer dinner!

Southwest Shrimp Tacos: These grilled tacos are a delicious and fun summer dinner!
I can’t believe there was a time when I didn’t like shrimp.  Actually, I can’t truthfully say that I didn’t like shrimp because I didn’t really know what they tasted like.  I just knew that my little sister loved shrimp, and if she liked it, then that meant there was something wrong with it.  Looking back on it, there may have been some flawed logic in that thought process.  (For those of you with brothers, sisters or kids, you know this thought process all too well!)  Continue Reading »

Soft + Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

These Soft + Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies are one of my favorite sweet treats!  I dare you to eat just one!

These Soft + Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies are one of my favorite sweet treats!  I dare you to eat just one!Here it is.  Yet another recipe on the internet for chocolate chip cookies.  I mean, I’m surprised the interwebs haven’t broken due to the weight of all of the chocolate chip cookie recipes out here.  But since the internet appears to still be working, I figured I’d add in one more recipe.  But boy is this is a good one!  Continue Reading »

Buttermilk Pancakes with Butter Pecan Cream

Featuring alternating layers of deliciousness, these Buttermilk Pancakes with
Butter Pecan Cream
are one awesome breakfast treat!

Featuring alternating layers of deliciousness, these Buttermilk Pancakes with Butter Pecan Cream are one awesome breakfast treat!I remember the moment when I first discovered my “own” flavor of ice cream. Ok, so maybe I don’t remember the exact moment, but I know I was about 6 or 7 years old. Butter Pecan Ice Cream. It was a magical combination of flavors, and it had pecans…in the ice cream! We usually had a carton of vanilla ice cream in the freezer, and I still love a good vanilla bean ice cream. But Butter Pecan was my flavor. Continue Reading »

Cajun Grilled Shrimp with Spicy Dipping Sauce

Get tailgating season started off right with this tasty
Cajun Grilled Shrimp with Spicy Dipping Sauce!

Get tailgating season started off right with this tasty Cajun Grilled Shrimp with Spicy Dipping Sauce!Ah, college football is almost back, and I couldn’t be more excited!  I find pro baseball to be rather slow, so the summer is usually pretty boring in terms of sports.  That’s probably a good thing, though, since there’s plenty of yardwork to keep me busy, and we’re always looking for extra time to go for a bike ride.  Continue Reading »