Recipes, Ramblings & Photography of a Foodie


Pulled Pork Tamales

Where do I begin with these little corn husk wrapped packages stuffed with masa harina and pork? I could begin the same way I want to begin every blog post… “Ya’ll these _____ are amazing.  They will make your belly VERY happy. They will make whomever you feed these to automatically start to stalk you […]

Sweet Jalapeno Coleslaw & a Pulled Pork Sandwich

I have been holding out on ya’ll with this post.  I’ve unfairly teased you with photographs on social media networks.  I’ve been a bad girl and promised you the recipe.  BUT, I have a very good reason!!!  I have been waiting on someone very VERY special, near-n-dear to my heart, my other half (he would […]

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

Traditional Asian Wontons with an American Twist!  These soft, yet crispy wontons are filled with bacon and leftover mac n’ cheese.  Perfect for a snack or game day appetizer, these wontons are a unique way to transform those boring leftovers! Leftovers can be mundane and boring.  Often people end up just tossing them into the circular […]

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 […]