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Friday Foodgawker Favorites


Happy Friday!

Busy, busy weekend ahead but let’s take a moment to drool over these scrumptious foods~

Favorite salty & sweet treat: Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars I have just recently discovered salted caramel & chocolate together and I am IN LOVE!

Favorite Happy Hour Bite: Panko crusted shrimp with chive aioli  I don’t know which I love more- the food or the presentation!

Favorite brunch idea: Breakfast Pizza  This is a fun idea and it looks beautiful

Favorite stack: Mexican ceviche with shrimp All I need is this + mojito + outdoor patio + sunglasses and I am having a party!

Favorite Pretzel: Rosemary sea salt pretzels Take THAT in-the-mall (that I can’t resist) pretzel places

Favorite boutique cool treat: Spring bouquet popsicles GORGEOUS

Favorite fried shroom: Cheesy portobello fries with spicy ketchup I love fried mushrooms and this just takes it over the top

Favorite sammy: Chipotle chicken club sandwich I am all about kicking up my sandwiches lately and this looks like the perfect way to do it!

Favorite cocktail: Meyer Lemon Basiltini OH MY GOODNESS……this is beyond exciting and will pair well with anything listed above!


TGIF!!!!  Have a fabulous weekend!


Friday FoodGawker Favorites


Happy Friday!

What a beautiful Friday it is supposed to be!  I have already been to my sweet girls Spring Bonnet Parade at school this morning and it was PRECIOUS!  From Infants to Kindergarten they march around (babies rolled in their cribs) and sing Spring songs and just celebrate!

I have watched my baby girl participate in this for the last almost 5 years and this was the last one before she moves on to her big girl school….sniff sniff

I can’t believe this much time has passed…..ok must move on to Friday FoodGawker Favs before I just drop it all and start rifling through baby pictures and tearing up…..ok so I am already tearing up

Favorite Deconstructed Italian: Skillet Lasagna One pan, cooks in less than one hour, and tastes like the Italian old country comfort food – count me in!

Favorite Simple Indulgence: Flourless Chocolate Cake  It’s so simple yet so gratifying ~ the dense chocolatey slice just makes me smile

Favorite Steakhouse Dressing: Outback Steakhouse Ranch I seriously have a total obsession with GOOD ranch.  For me it can easily define the difference between choosing a restaurant.  Ranchaholic and proud of it!   Here is another fabulous Ranchtastic recipe 🙂

Favorite Breakfast in a cup: Baked Blueberry French Toast This is perfect for the easy Saturday morning breakfast for the whole family!  Baked crunchy bread with a center of blueberries & cream cheese in the middle YUM!

Favorite Bite: Mini Caprese Bites This tops my lists of food combinations that make me extremely happy!  To have it all in a single bite- heaven!

Favorite New Party Idea: Mediterranean 7-Layer Dip I grew up in Texas so 7-Layer dip has been a part of my being since I was born!  This new twist beyond excites me!

Favorite Brunch Idea: Customizable Breakfast Bread Bowls This is truly exciting because the options are endless and your guests will have so much fun picking out their own perfect bowl!

Favorite Eggs Benedict Twist: Eggs Chesapeake   I am typically a purist when it comes to Eggs Benedict but this is definitely something I am willing to indulge in!

Favorite Tacos: Slow-braised Short Rib Tacos These look beyond mouth watering and the idea of the pickled red onion totally excites me!

Favorite Grilled Cheese Idea: French Onion Soup Grilled Cheese My favorite soup flavor and with gooey cheese and toasty bread….sign me up!

Favorite Cutie Pie Dessert: M&M Cookie Dough Cups  Is there really anything else that needs to be said?!