Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe


Yes to these chocolate chip and peppermint cookies! I have been testing out different cookie recipes and these were a hit! Y’all, I am not a baker but up until I made these cookies I have only made cookies from scratch  twice in my life! I really wish someone told me how easy it was. … Read more

Pumpkin Tortellini Recipe


When I think of the Fall, I think of cozy foods and what’s better than a nice plate of pasta. This recipe for pumpkin tortelli came from a book that I dream of mastering, “Flour + Water: Pasta” by Thomas McNaughton. It is a book I’ve had for a while and have made a few … Read more

Salted Caramel Apple Pie Recipe


Yes! You read right, salted caramel apple pie! It’s pie season–or can it be pie season all your round?! Regardless, this pie will change your life. Period. Tender apple slices, and buttery pie dough all layered with salted caramel goodness. This recipe I have been eating forever. Slowly but surely, I’m beginning to love baking … Read more

Tandoori Spiced Ribs with Raita

 Charred, delicious, tender ribs never gets old. I love ribs and these tandoori spiced ribs will become a new favorite for you and your family. The tandoori spice is amazing but what really knocks everything out of the park is the tamarind glaze. Make sure you buy a few racks, because I almost had a … Read more

Bratwurst Burger Recipe Oktoberfest Recipe


There is nothing like a great burger. Juicy flavorful meat, cheese, all the toppings–like really who doesn’t crave a good burger? So, in the spirit of Oktoberfest, I wanted to make some burgers that celebrate sausage and beer. So, a bratwurst burger with caramelized onions, sauerkraut, and Muenster cheese was made! Finding Inspiration from Craft … Read more

Dirty Rice Recipe


Dirty rice. I love dirty rice and honestly, it isn’t dirty unless you have the liver and gizzards! Spicy and meaty rice dish that can be the star or a great side dish. Dirty rice is quick and easy to prepare. All you need is rice, ground pork, ground beef, chicken livers, gizzards and seasoning! … Read more

Creole Mackerel Balls w/ Cane Syrup


It’s Black History Month and I am happy to partner with other amazing black food bloggers for this year’s Black History Month Virtual Potluck! If you missed out on last year just wait and see what everyone is doing this year! This year I chose to share a recipe that is dear to me, Creole … Read more

Pork Ragu Recipe — Beyond The Bayou


Okay, so maybe I went a little bit overboard with the amount of meat in this dish. Pork shoulder? Check. Pork belly? Yes. Italian sausage? Yep. Proscuitto? You betcha! Don’t judge me, just make this dish! Growing up I would have red beans and rice loaded with sausage, pickled meat, and also a fried pork … Read more

Beet Cured Salmon Gravlax Recipe


I love trying new cooking techniques and this beet cured salmon gravlax is something that have been on my list of things to make. I am so glad I did! It was fun seeing it come together and even more fun eating it. The Curing Technique The curing technique for this is pretty straightforward–curing food … Read more