Recipes, Ramblings & Photography of a Foodie


D.I.Y. How To Grind Your Own Burger Meat

Why purchase pre-ground, overly packed burger meat, which will surely lead to a dried out burger, when you can grind your own?  AND you can give it the all-star, V.I.P, ritzy treatment complete with love and a delicate touch?  Are you trying to think of a valid excuse?  …Still thinking?  No worries, I can wait […]

Roasted Buffalo Bacon Blue Potato Salad

If you follow No Spoon Necessary, you are aware I am a HUGE fan of hot sauce.  If you have been to my house and peered into my pantry and felt overwhelmed, you KNOW me saying I am a huge fan of hot sauce (or condiments in general) is an understatement. Frank’s Buffalo Hot Sauce […]

Homemade Flour Tortillas

Easy, simple homemade flour tortillas!  Only 7 minutes and 10 minutes of hands on prep stand between you and perfect tortillas!  These are a million times better than the store bought variety and your family will love them!! I feel like whenever people see the words ‘Homemade’ or ‘From Scratch’ in a recipe title they […]

Restaurant Style Pico De Gallo

In the recipe portion of my last blog, for Mojo Skirt Steak Fajitas, I promised you all a recipe for Pico De Gallo.  So, I will give you all one shot to guess what I am posting today… Too easy, I know.  Restaurant Style Pico De Gallo! Everyone should have their own version of homemade […]

Mojo Skirt Steak Fajitas

These grilled mojo skirt steak fajitas are super easy, yet packed with flavor and loaded with sauteed peppers and onions!  Also includes suggestions for how to host a Build-it-Yourself Fajita Bar! Hi ya’ll and Happy Labor Day weekend!!   Do you have any big plans? Maybe taking a vacation?  Going to the beach?  Taking your boat out […]

Mexican Street Corn – Elote

I’m not sure about the rest of the world, but if you are from (in or around) the Greater Orlando area, you have (or better have!) heard of and only purchase Zellwood corn.  Oh My Gawd, it is the sweetest BEST tasting corn on the face of the earth… well, at least to my knowledge. […]

Honey Mesquite Deli Turkey Meat

Homemade mesquite turkey deli meat!  Flavored with honey, rubbed with mesquite seasoning and sliced thin, this turkey is a million times better than the stuff at the stores, plus is it super easy to make!!  Perfect for sandwiches, wraps or snacking, this deli turkey meat is sure to please! Confessional time.  Feel free to ignore […]

Crispy Smashed Potato Bites with a Duo of Dips

These smashed, golden, crispy little bites of deliciousness are nothing I created or conjured up with my culinary imagination.  Sorry, I did not recreate the wheel with these, as they have been popping up all over the internet. As a fan of the potato, especially one with a crispy exterior, I decided making them for […]