Korean Dumplings (aka: Mandu)

korean dumplings

I haven’t the foggiest idea why I wanted to make my own dumplings, but on Saturday evening I did. And I have to admit, I was really impressed with how amazing they came out!

Finding the supplies wasn’t challenging, but it did have a little legwork to it. The great thing about living in Montgomery […]

Thai Basil Pepper Jelly

Thai Bail Pepper Jelly

So canning season has pretty much rapidly drawn to an end for me. Sad, I know. But I wanted to make one last thing before all the homegrown peppers and such are gone from both the curb market and my fledgling pepper plants.

In my travels along the information superhighway, I found this great […]

Jalapeno and Bacon Poppers

Jalapeno and Bacon Poppers

As usual, its been awhile since I’ve posted. Yeah yeah…I know. I think i’m just going to stop apologizing for the huge gaps in between my posts b/c it seems to be how I’ve started every one lately.

That being said, here is a quick little recipe that will serve you well for any football […]

Hot Pepper Jelly

Hot Pepper Jelly

A little back story first: I’m trying out some different recipes for Christmas gifts. I’m kind of shooting myself in the foot if I go into too much detail b/c i don’t want everyone to know what they are getting from me for Christmas, so let’s just say I’m seeing what’s good and how much […]

Spicy Chipotle Meatballs

Spicy Chipotle Meatballs

I made these meatballs a couple of weeks ago and just now got to posting about them. Trust me, these suckers are definitely SPICY! But so good!

These meatballs are a slight adaptation of the recipe on Simply Recipes.com

First, preheat the oven to 450ยบ.

I chopped the uncooked bacon and 1 garlic clove […]

Coconut Shrimp with Apricot- Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce

My dad wanted me to make that coconut shrimp i made right before i started this blog, so i did. And this is a remarkably simple recipe to make, but no one has to know that. All they’ll know is they’re eating awesome coconut shrimp that you SLAVED over. lol

First, you want to get […]

Herb & Cheese Savory Crackers with Balsamic Syrup

Recipe from Dragon’s KitchenServes: 6Ingredients:1 cup of flour 2 tbsp of fresh rosemary1/4 cup of butter, cut into cubes1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese1/2 cup of sour cream Salt and pepper

Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.In a food processor, place flour, rosemary, butter, salt and pepper. Pulse until combined.Add the Parmesan cheese and sour […]

Ricotta-Stuffed Bacon-Wrapped Dates

Recipe courtesy Dave Lieberman


Ingredients: 1 pound (about 12 to 13 slices) bacon 25 Medjool dates (about 3/4 pound) 1/3 cup ricotta cheese

Special Equipment: toothpicks, a bamboo skewer for removing pits

Instructions: Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

Cut the bacon in half lengthwise to make twice as many slices. Set aside.

To […]