New Adventures

Hello family and friends! I started this blog when Lizzie was sick and cooking made my soul feel better. It blossomed into something I loved to do and continue to be obsessed with. The girls have gotten older and our family food adventures have changed. I will still randomly post recipes, but maybe more restaurants…

Caprese Bruschetta

Sliced french bread smeared in olive oil, minced garlic, topped with burrata, tomatoes, and basil cooked under the broiler for about 6 minutes topped with some balsamic glaze (or thickened balsamic vinaigrette- mine was bought, but you can just add regular balsamic or use this recipe, which is delicious.)

Surprise Date Night 

The hubby and I only get a few date nights. Some are planned and some are unexpected.  I was planning on going to a Barre class, but the hubby got off earlier than expected. Normally I would stand by my workout class, but since it is summer I am able to workout a lot more…

Impromptu Date Night

Was looking forward to a quiet evening with a spread of Indian take out. Didn’t happen, but got to spend an impromptu sushi date night with the hubby. This was the spicy mayo eel roll (Gaga roll) and the shrimp tempura roll (Dragon Roll). Close-up…that spicy mayo is amazing!  Pan-fried dumplings and Pork Shumai  All of…

Sushi Date Night

Happy Friday, ya’ll! The kids are having a slumber party with the grandparents on this cold rainy/snowy/icy Georgia night, so the hubby and I decided to spurge on a sushi date night. We don’t get to have these very often; the girls turn up their noses at sushi, and it can get a bit pricey. There…