Welcome to Kat's Cooking Adventures

One woman's culinary journey

As I learn to slow down and enjoy the little things

Embracing food and learning to cook everything

I ever dreamed of

This is my Culinary Adventure

This  is what happens when a workaholic who likes to cook – turns around and starts cooking passionately for fun!

A few years ago – I decided to stop worrying so much about work – and do something that I really loved doing – cook! I don’t mean the make meals every day sort of thing – I mean the passionately creating something that I would enjoy creating and eating. This is the product of several years of passionate cooking turned into a real hobby.  Read More

Learning about Black Garlic

Black garlic is all the rage right now. I have been lucky enough to ferment my very own batch and explore cooking with it.

Homemade oatmeal cream pie cookies

A friend shared a link to a recipe for this and I had to just try this. It's funny - I walk past Little Debbie oatmeal cream cookies in the grocery store and I've never been tempted to buy one - but the idea of making my own version of them seemed irresistable.  This...

First Attempt at Stir Fry

This is my first attempt at a stir fry – more specifically a shrimp stir fry. This was done over rice noodles – and turned out quite yummy!

Exploring Kamado Style Grilling

2017 marks the beginning of our adventures in Kamado Style grilling. This is a quick overview of our first light adventures with our Kamado Joe.

Lemon Garlic Shrimp Pasta

This lemon garlic shrimp pasta dish is a staple in my household. It’s quick and easy to make but full of flavor. If you have some lemons, garlic, and parsley – you have most of what you need to make a really delicious pasta dish!