recipes

*CLOSED* Fiery Confetti Noodles + Dreamfields Pasta Giveaway

March 10, 2014

I don’t know about you, but I’m over all this yucky cold weather and ready for some sunshine and warmth.  Luckily for me, we’ve had some very nice spring-ish weather the past couple days here in Atlanta.  Not so lucky for me, I’m in the middle of tax season. Boo! During the fall and winter, […]

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Spicy Southwestern Yogurt Dip Trio

February 2, 2014

So apparently there’s going to be a big game on later today.  This is the first I’ve heard of it! 🙂 The only reason I pay any modicum of attention to the game is for the ads and I think you can even preview them before the game now, so what’s the point?  Oh right, […]

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Zucchini and Turkey Kofta with Garlic-Dill-Cucumber Yogurt Sauce

October 22, 2013

Confession — these flavor-packed meatballs and accompanying sauce are insanely addictive.  I had to stop myself from wolfing down the first test batch before Mr. Spice got home. In case you missed my Facebook posts recently, I’ve been experimenting a lot with zucchini lately.  To be honest, I’m usually not a big fan of it, […]

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Bengali-Style Mixed Vegetables

June 23, 2013

I really hope I’ve reached a turning point here.  I have always had the hardest time cooking vegetables the Indian/Bengali way.  Either the flavor or texture would be off.  I think a lot of it has to do with lack of patience on my part and not understanding the concept of “less is more” when […]

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*CLOSED* Cooking Planit App Review and Giveaway

May 29, 2013

I am one of those people that thrives on structure.  Ask me to “wing it” and you will most likely see panic on my face.  This is why I loved being in school – I had a schedule and knew how my day would be planned out.  And this is one of the reasons I […]

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*CLOSED* Triple Mango Smoothie + Stonyfield Farms Blends Yogurt and Blendtec Blender Giveaway!

January 30, 2013

How are everyone’s New Year’s resolutions coming along?  Still following through or have you fallen off the wagon?  I won’t judge, I promise.  I’m plodding along — definitely more active, and trying to eat healthier, but I still like to eat too damn much!  One thing I’ve started incorporating more into my routine is fruit […]

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Cookbook Review and Giveaway: Basic To Brilliant, Y’all + Deviled Chicken Thighs Recipe

January 21, 2013

I’m starting to feel a bit like Ellen and Oprah with the giveaways I’ve been doing lately.  Not that it’s a bad thing!  I like having the opportunity to share fun stuff with my readers. As you know, I am a self-proclaimed cookbook addict and love finding new gems to add to my ever-growing collection. […]

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White Cheddar Herb Blue Cornmeal Biscuits + Bob’s Red Mill Giveaway!

January 14, 2013

  Happy belated New Year! So you can see what a great start I’ve made for my resolution to post more in 2013!  One of my other resolutions was to become more physically active, so I’m still trying to figure out how to fit in blogging and working out in the same week! 🙂 I […]

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Mayan Doomsday Dark Chocolate Saltine Toffees + Green and Black’s Organic Chocolate Giveaway!

December 18, 2012

Sometimes you just need some intense chocolate when you feel like your world is ending, you know? Whether or not you believe in the Mayan Doomsday prophecy, you will love these Mayan Doomsday Dark Chocolate Saltine Toffees! I’ve taken the traditional saltine toffee and put a darker spin on it — instead of regular saltines, semisweet […]

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Crack Bars

December 11, 2012

Warning — I take NO responsibility for how addictive you may find these cookie bars, hence the name “Chocolate Chip Cookie CRACK Bars.” Do you need one more thing to add to the holiday dessert line-up or something to make for that holiday cookie exchange?  Look no further!  These chocolate chip cookie crack bars are […]

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