{Plan Ahead} Shopping & Menu Planning

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Confusion
“What are we going to eat today?” The famous question that comes lurking around the house when you get home from work. You look in your fridge and all you see is bread, eggs, milk, peanut butter and some fruit. You didn’t have time to go shopping because you didn’t make time for it and both of you are tired of eating out. How much burritos, burgers and rotisserie chicken can you both eat!?

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Top 10 Holiday Kitchen Gifts!

new What do you want for Christmas!? What are you planning on getting your mom, husband or any one you know that loves to cook!? Check out my Top 10 list and get shopping! Continue reading

Salsa Verde My Way

So your regular Salsa Verde usually has tomatillos in them, which gives it the “verde” along with the jalapeños. But it also cools down the heat. So I decided to leave the tomatillos out of the equation and just make it all about the jalapeños. This recipe is ideal on any mexican dish, especially tacos 🙂 The smokey taste from the charred jalapeños and onions enhance the flavor of the salsa and give it a nice kick!  Continue reading

Pretty Pink Pickled Onions


I recently held a Birthday Dinner for my Hubby and our Best Man’s wife, since they are both born on the same day 🙂 I wanted to make something fun and easy to put together so whats more easier than tacos! I made yummy Pulled Pork (recipe coming soon) and I added an extra touch by topping them with these yummy pink pickled onions. These mouthwatering onions brightened up the flavor of the tacos and were a nice way of impressing the crowd! Continue reading

Welcome to My World of Cooking!

       

Welcome to my recipe blog! A recent newlywed, along with many of my friends, I had been getting requests to start a blog on dishes I make in the kitchen for me and my hubby. I hope this blog helps any wife, husband, newlywed or single person and inspires them to get down and dirty in the kitchen and cook with all the passion you have inside of you.

XOXO

Chef Alina

Photo: Melody Melikian Photography