Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup

I love Fall. The foliage, the weather, the earthy tones splashed all over the gorgeous veggies at the farmer's markets. It's beautiful and happy. Then comes winter. Ain't nuthin' special about it except two days of snow (that's all I can handle in one season) and, most importantly, fall veggies. The ones that carry on through winter. Enter Butternut Squash. It's awesome. You can roast it, bake it, grill it, boil it. It pretty much tastes good no matter what you do to it. And soup is probably Read more [...]

Prosciutto and Blue Cheese Scones

Few things are better than a blue cheese - prosciutto combo. Slap those two ingredients on practically anything and they will automatically transform any dull dish into a flavorful meal. Salty, sharp, and just a tad bit creamy - it's the perfect balance of flavors and smells. When I first heard of a prosciutto and blue cheese scone, I nearly peed my pants with excitement. A friend of mine casually mentioned she'd been making these for a while during one of our many baking conversations, and Read more [...]

The Ravenous Pig

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I found myself in Orlando last week/end travelling for work, and I just couldn't resist doing a little bit of research about the culinary world in Orange County. I'll admit, Orlando is most famously known for Disney World, Universal Studios and it's plethora of 'family style' food chain restaurants like Hard Rock Cafe and Cheesecake Factory, but I had a feeling there might be something out there for me (and you) if I just looked hard enough. Enter The Ravenous Pig - my little diamond in the ruff. Now Read more [...]