Recipes, Ramblings & Photography of a Foodie

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Blackened Scallop Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

No Spoon Necessary is back in business people!  In celebration of spring and being back up and running, I wanted to lighten things up around here.  I also wanted to cook with one of my favorite proteins.  SCALLOPS! Boy hates scallops.  Do not ask me to explain… I can’t, other than say there is clearly […]

Carolina BBQ Pulled Pork

Pulled Pork, how I love thee… let me count the ways.  You are so soft and tender.  You melt perfectly, requiring no chewing of any sorts.  You simply impart your flavors onto my palate, creating a delicious explosion of tender BBQ flavor on my taste buds.  I can eat you straight from the roasting pan, […]

Manly Man Mac n’ Heart Attack Sandwich

This post is another example of how I transformed the Mac n’ Cheese leftovers.  This sandwich is total ‘Dude Food’… but this chic ate it too! It’s perfect for when you want something big, messy, and satisfies your craving for pub type food. It is also perfect to eat while watching your favorite sports game, […]

Asian Bacon Mac n’ Cheese Wontons

Leftovers can be mundane and boring.  Often people end up just tossing them into the circular file (aka the trash can)… which makes me cringe for many reasons.  Among them being, it is a huge waste of money and there are many people starving in the world. But leftovers don’t have to be viewed in that […]

Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizza

Okay, someone RE-HE-HE-HEALLLLLYY should have told me starting your own food blog website is frustrating, tedious, difficult, and laborious work.  There should be HUGE flashing, red, neon warning signs!  WARNING!!!!  This process will significantly shorten your life span and cause premature balding.  May also cause the following: anxiety, dizziness, blurred vision, suicidal thoughts, and heart […]

Lobster Truffle Mac n’ Cheese

Hello World!  Welcome to my self-proclaimed little slice of world-wide heaven and my first official blog post ever!  Holy bologna… it took me a hot minute to get here.   Getting this site up and running involved a lot of blood, sweat, tears and frustration.  It is still not nearly up to my ridiculous standard […]