Garlic Aioli – A Must with Fries!

Wooooooooooow! So, I do loooove garlic I must say.  Hence, this is a severely scrumptious dipping sauce for me.  It is quite delicious. This time around I decided to pair it with some simple, home-baked fries. I sliced some potatoes, placed them on a greased cooking sheet, drizzled a little olive oil, sprinkled a little … Continue reading

My First Couscous

At the beginning of the week, I dabbled in the art of cooking couscous. I had purchased couscous a while back at our local Whole Foods Market, however I did not really know what I was going to do with it.  I only remember couscous from a box when my pops would occasionally make it … Continue reading

Cinnamon Spirals

A modest cookie 😀 Description = Butter-and-cream cheese rich, these spirals cookies taste even better than they look.  (from a holiday cookie cookbook) It was time to try a new cookie out so I tried these.  They turned out to be quite tasty!  I also really like to prepare cookie dough ahead of time, and … Continue reading

Chocolate Drop Cookies

So this recipe comes from Betty Crocker circa 1980-ish perhaps?  All I know is this red cookbook is pretty beat up and my mother has had it for a long time! – Chocolate Drop Cookies 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup margarine or butter, softened 1 egg 2 ounces melted unsweetened chocolate (cool), I used semisweet … Continue reading

Shrimp Scampi

This recipe comes from my Grandma and Pops! I love, love, loooooove shrimp and this is one of my favorites! – – Marinate the shrimp – Put shrimp on skewers – Get the grill ready for the shrimp – Barbeque shrimp – about 2 minutes on each side – Sprinkle Parmesan cheese while shrimp is … Continue reading