It has been a while since I’ve shared a recipe… shame on me, for keeping all the yumminess to myself. 🙂 Truth is, I’ve been winging it, dinner, life, motherhood, everything!! Which is a testament to me needing some organization in my life at the moment. And meal planning action in the kitchen. Last week I made a sweet and spicy shrimp dinner worth sharing…
Because my love for rice is undeniable, this is the side that accompanied the shrimp. If you need basic instructions on how to make white rice, leave me a comment. 😉 I will walk you through it.
Salmon is one of my favorite meals to prepare. I’ll admit that while in Georgia visiting my parents, I haven’t cooked much. I’m spoiled, I know. 🙂 So, I thought I could give my mom a break from the kitchen at least for a day and decided to make my salmon recipe for dinner.
First, I lined a baking sheet with foil paper, sprayed it with olive oil and set aside. Then I rinsed the salmon with cold water, seasoned with parsley, rosemary garlic and red pepper flakes.
Making lobster tails? That was a definite first. Really, how many people think the lobster is a fancy meal?! I’m raising my hand on this one! It’s like steak; a special occasion meal.
Quite frankly, I never thought that lobster was affordable enough for me to buy and make at home. But while shopping I noticed the promotional price on the lobster tails; and I had to buy some.
I’ll confess that I got ahead of myself and bought the tails without having a plan on how to prepare them, but making them wasn’t as hard as I thought it would be.
Cutting the lobsters tails
Cut through the top part of the tail with kitchen scissors. Then flip and crack the ribs through the bottom to open up the shell and loosen up the meat.
I am not going to lie… Pork Chops are one of those foods that I don’t like to make. Why? Because, I had not found a good way to cook them. I mean, I have cooked them but never gotten the flavor that I was looking for.
Then I got online and started searching and found a few ideas that I could try. This is what I ended up doing… Southern Style Pork Chops.
Today is National Caramel Popcorn Day, to celebrate we tried a new recipe at home. If you’re on Instagram, head over to my profile and check the stories where I took over a fellow’s Instagram account and prepared this recipe live.
The recipe I prepared is super easy. Plus, you can use any popcorn of choice. To make the caramel you only need a handful of ingredients – which you probably already have.
Lately, I have been trying to take steps to eat better and be more active. You may have noticed by last week’s posts! This Cobb Salad is proof that you can eat good while trying to be healthier.
So, this week I will continue on this getting healthy topic, and bring you a salad recipe that I made and another recipe from a friend.