Kraft Recipe Makers…Asian Shrimp Tacos


I’m still not exactly back into the swing of things here at home. I think I have gotten used to room service and fancy restaurants serving me meals any time I get hungry, and for whatever reason, that just doesn’t go over really well here at the house. I mean, Seven will happily fetch me […]

Twisted Tailgate…Coconut Baked Shrimp with Piña Colada Dipping Sauce

  Still loving all this football?  I know I am!  In fact, I may have a bit more money than I used to, based on my ability to pick winners.  But I can’t admit to something like that, nor can I admit to having a need to want to buy cowgirl boots with any monies […]

Cabo Fish Taco: Review & Recipe


  For nearly ten years, I have been avoiding Cabo Fish Taco, a restaurant in downtown Blacksburg, Virginia, purely based on the name. Fish and Taco…not things I would normally combine.  First of all, I’m not a fan of fish.  It frightens me a little – all those teeny tiny bones.  And the smell is […]

Jumbo Gumbo for National Gumbo Day


  Believe it or not, I had never eaten gumbo until a couple of weeks ago, when I decided to make this dish.  I knew that National Gumbo Day was approaching, and I though I’d give it a shot.  I mean, all of the ingredients seemed good on their own, why not together? So, I […]

Beam Bourbon Bacon, Shrimp & Avocado Pockets

  Or, in my house, Drunken Shrimp and Lizardberry Baconaters. Have you ever watched the Annoying Orange videos on YouTube?  Ridiculous.  I’m embarrassed to say how many times I have watched it…especially the walnut episode.  It is here that I was first introduced to Lizardberry – aka Avocado.  Doesn’t Lizardberry give you the giggles?  No? […]