Coconut and Lime Tres Leche Cake

 Posted by at 6:47 am on May 4, 2017  Comments Off on Coconut and Lime Tres Leche Cake
May 042017
 
Coconut and Lime Tres Leche Cake

A creamy coconut cake, with a hint of lime, caps off Day 4 of our Cinco de Mayo recipe week. It’s so good…. and calorie free says my husband (ha!ha!ha!) I started with a basic white cake…. I used a cake mix, and 1 oz. coconut extract. Baked until light and fluffy, golden brown. Remove […]

Sweet Corn Fritters with Spicy Sour Cream

 Posted by at 3:45 pm on May 3, 2017  Comments Off on Sweet Corn Fritters with Spicy Sour Cream
May 032017
 
Sweet Corn Fritters with Spicy Sour Cream

Day 3: Cinco de Mayo recipes on the blog. Today’s recipe was inspired by the sweet corn I found at the grocery store, and I decided I needed to do something with it! So, here you go. These little babies are gluten free, and could also be dairy free if you choose to omit the […]

Coconut Key Lime no bake cheesecakes

 Posted by at 9:40 am on May 2, 2017  1 Response »
May 022017
 
Coconut Key Lime no bake cheesecakes

Day 2: Recipes for Cinco de Mayo You had me a coconut and key lime. This no bake dessert is perfect for ANYTIME. Really. These no bake cheesecakes, not too sweet, not too tart. Just perfection in a small glass. I like to use these mini trifle bowls. But any small glass or jar you […]

Pineapple Teriyaki Turkey Burger

 Posted by at 8:26 pm on June 22, 2016  Comments Off on Pineapple Teriyaki Turkey Burger
Jun 222016
 
Pineapple Teriyaki Turkey Burger

Let’s talk about burgers for a second. It’s a summer staple at our house, and I’m always looking for more ways to serve them than just the staples of ketchup, mustard, pickles… you get the drill. So I thought, why not add some island flare? Teriyaki is one of my favorite flavors, and I had […]

Blueberry Hand Pies

 Posted by at 8:13 pm on June 22, 2016  Comments Off on Blueberry Hand Pies
Jun 222016
 
Blueberry Hand Pies

I haven’t baked in about 2 weeks except for an occasional dinner…. I’ve been sick and its so dang hot here. Even I don’t want to bake. The last thing I need is a hot kitchen. But today was an exception. My friend Holly shot me a text last weekend about this recipe, and the […]

A pretty picnic on Studio 5

 Posted by at 4:59 pm on June 22, 2016  Comments Off on A pretty picnic on Studio 5
Jun 222016
 
A pretty picnic on Studio 5

Oh, my… summer is here!! And it’s time to P.A.R.T.Y! So let’s start at the beginning and talk about food. My favorite part. Food. I had a blast with this pretty picnic menu for Studio 5. It has all of my favorite treats rolled into one meal- a meal that your whole family will enjoy. […]

Twice Baked Potato Salad

 Posted by at 4:54 pm on June 22, 2016  Comments Off on Twice Baked Potato Salad
Jun 222016
 
Twice Baked Potato Salad

My favorite side dish of the summer is this Twice Baked Potato Salad. Better than any original potato salad recipe, it has huge flavor, and that comes with a secret way of flavoring the potatoes after you cook them while they are still hot. It came from my grandma Lu’s potato salad recipe that I’ve […]

Kalua Pork Tacos on Studio 5

 Posted by at 2:53 pm on April 20, 2016  2 Responses »
Apr 202016
 
Kalua Pork Tacos on Studio 5

Inspired by my recent trip to Hawaii. I’m combining two of my favorite things. Hawaii, and tacos. Totally legit. Watch the clip below: Kalua Pork Tacos 3-4 lb. pork shoulder or rump roast 2 tbsp. kosher or Hawaiian salt 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1/2 tsp. ground cumin Rub salt, garlic and cumin generously over the […]

Sushi Bowls

 Posted by at 8:20 am on March 12, 2016  Comments Off on Sushi Bowls
Mar 122016
 
Sushi Bowls

This recipe is super easy, and really you can use any ingredients you’d like. What is your favorite sushi? Well, all you have to do is take those ingredients and make a deconstructed sushi bowl. My daughter loves shrimp sushi. So this is what we used.   Shrimp Sushi Bowl For one serving you’ll need […]

How do you like your S’more?

 Posted by at 2:03 pm on August 10, 2015  Comments Off on How do you like your S’more?
Aug 102015
 
How do you like your S'more?

Today is National S’more Day! I know. Who really needs a reason to celebrate S’mores, but why not. We’ve been enjoying them all summer, and I thought I’d share some of our favorite combinations so far. Ultimate Peanut Butter– Peanut Butter Cookies + Marshmallow + Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Salty Caramel– BIG Ritz + Ghiradelli […]