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Blueberry Basil Patron Cocktail

I got the inspiration for this Patron cocktail from a restaurant I went to with my husband. I never realized blueberries and basil worked so well together as a cocktail. I immediately went home and go to work replicating this for myself. This drink requires plenty of...

Salmon Omelette Croissant Breakfast Sandwich

So I have to be honest - I'm not a big breakfast person - however I saw an article that had a picture of an award-winning breakfast sandwich and I absolutely had to try making one. I decided to do mine with smoked salmon in the egg. After dropping off my kid at...

Eggnog (Cooked Recipe)

Sorry guys – I’m just not brave enough to try the raw recipe yet so it’s cooked eggnog today! Oh note – this isn’t kid friendly at all.

Chicken Pilau

I'm still very new to the art of making a pilau. Now I eat them but I'd never attempted to prepare one. This was my first attempt. I found a seasoning box from Woolworths and decided to give it a shot. The result was absolutely delicious. On a side note - I once tried...

Chicken Noodle Casserole

Sometimes I'm looking for a quick and dirty casserole for the family - and this is one of my favorite go-to dishes. It's made with a cheese sauce, studded vegetables, and dusted with bread crumbs.

Basil Sundried Tomato Garlic Baby Spinach Shrimp Pasta

Yes I know the name of this is a mouthful - but there's a LOT going on in this dish - however it is worth the effort.  Even though this calls for tons of spinach - don't be afraid, baby spinach literally wilts and disappears in the pan. If you are up for the effort,...