Archive | February, 2010

Not for the faint at heart, but definitely delicious: Baked Shrimp Scampi by

Ina Garten’s Baked Shrimp Scampi

Not for the faint at heart, but definitely delicious this Baked Shrimp Scampi is definitely a great crowd pleaser! Sometimes you need a special dish that will wow your guests, but require little work. I’m not saying I don’t like to work hard in the kitchen, but seriously, if you don’t have to…. Well, this […]

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Daring Cooks: Middle-Eastern Mezze

Ah, the Winter Olympics are here and I must admit, this is the first year that I’ve been hooked to the t.v. watching it every possible night. Having never been a competitive athlete myself, let alone someone who would be considered an athlete, I must admire the Olympic athletes drive and nerves of steel. Which […]

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The B-52 cocktail: Kahlua, Bailey's Irish Cream and Vodka by

Sun, Snow and The B-52

A great after-ski cocktail is the B-52: Layers of Coffee Liqueur Kahlua, Bailey’s Irish Cream and Vodka From what I hear on the news, they tell me it’s winter outside. Okay, but it’s hard to think about winter when it’s a sunny 75ºF sunny day outside. And, yes, we Southern-Californians do get sick of the […]

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Dreamy Coconut Cupcakes by

Dreamy Coconut Cupcakes

These dreamy coconut cupcakes are moist and packed with shredded coconut both inside and out. Well, I guess I was able to sneak in a sweet treat that you can make for your special Valentine! Luckily, this week’s Barefoot Bloggers recipe is for Ina Garten’s Coconut Cupcakes. I haven’t baked anything since Christmas, much to […]

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Dutch Oven Chicken Cacciatore by

Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore is a very healthy and easy meal to make, full of exotic mushrooms, bell peppers and kalamata olives. It makes a hearty camping meal in the Dutch Oven, too. I know, I know. Valentine’s Day is 5 days away and I don’t have a post on chocolate, heart-shaped goodies or romantic meals. Well, […]

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Immune Boosting Smoothies by

Immune Boosting Smoothies

Fight the winter cold and germs with supplements to make some delicious kid-friendly immune boosting smoothies. I can tell winter is here not because it’s cold outside, remember I’m in Southern California. It’s beautiful out there! I can tell it’s winter by the number of colds my family has suffered from. Since Christmas, my family […]

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