Cooking · Dinner

Grill Pan

Sometimes all you need for a great dinner are a few simple things – and one of those things in my book, is a grill pan! I also had some great, fresh ingredients to work with – and that always helps. I had a chicken breast, a yellow pepper, a vidalia onion and fresh tomatoes.…… Continue reading Grill Pan


Grilled Salmon Dinner

When I got home tonight I had no idea what I was going to do for dinner. Thankfully I came home to a salmon fillet, fresh tomatoes and I knew I had the makings for a great dinner! I got out my grill pan and started prepping. I sprayed my grill pan with coconut oil…… Continue reading Grilled Salmon Dinner

Cooking · Dinner

Rosemary Brick Chicken

A week ago I had an overwhelming craving to make something I had never tried before – brick chicken. One of my favorite restaurants used to have a lavender brick chicken on their menu and I loved it. It was full of flavor, the chicken always had an amazingly crisp skin and the whole meal…… Continue reading Rosemary Brick Chicken

Cooking · Dinner

What’s For Dinner!?

Hi there blog readers – sorry it has been a while. Don’t worry – the Cookbook Project will continue soon. But for right now things are a little hard. Bare with me! Tonight I got home from being with Grandma a little after 7 o’clock. I was tired – but I decided I needed to…… Continue reading What’s For Dinner!?


The Cookbook Project – Vegetable Soup

As I was running out the door this morning (at 5:55 AM in case you were wondering) I was thinking about the Cookbook Project. I grabbed one of my favorite cookbooks, hoping I could find a good recipe to make tonight. One of my favorite cookbooks is Jacques Pépin’s Fast Food My Way. If you…… Continue reading The Cookbook Project – Vegetable Soup



I had a lot to do on Saturday. But for some reason I thought it would be the perfect time to do some baking. Sure, it was almost ninety degrees outside. Sure I was running around the city like a crazy person trying to get so many things done before a late afternoon cookout. But…… Continue reading Blondies


Cookbook Project – Shrimp & Grits

The Cookbook Project officially began late on a Friday night. Normally I find it quite hard to come home on a Friday and cook dinner. So, when I stopped at Whole Foods I ordered a large iced coffee to ensure I would not fall asleep while cutting parsley. The iced coffee with 2% milk was…… Continue reading Cookbook Project – Shrimp & Grits