Favorite Recipes


Lessons from the Cafe

    Seafood Po’Boy Platter with Cajun Remoulade Sauce Recipe

    Are you getting ready for a celebration or friends and family gathering? Move over charcuterie board! This seafood po’boy platter is here for the WIN! With Mardi Gras being just around the corner, I am feeling quite homesick for a good po’boy but I cannot decide on just one type of seafood. So, an entire platter with all of the fixings will have to do. Since I was a child, my family and I would get our o’boys from a place in New Orleans called We Never Close. They have been closed for quite some time, but my desire to have good po’boys has not gone away!

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    Peruvian Chicken with Aji Verde Sauce

    Our Family Trip to Barcelona Picture this. Barcelona, 2017.. We had just landed in country, saw some sights, and was starving. It wasn’t the paella or jamón that filled our bellies.…

  • bowl of creamy chicken tortilla soup with cilantro, jalapeño, and lime

    Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup

    Making this Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup is an easy way to get a delicious meal on the table on any weeknight using rotisserie chicken in under 30 minutes.…

  • 7 Books That Make You Want to Live

    I love to read. From the time I was a child, I remember spending time in the library filled with anticipation of checking my book out, curling in bed, and reading.…