New Orleans Style BBQ Shrimp!

A few weeks ago, my cousin in law from WI emailed an article on BBQ shrimp. It totally brought me back to Mr. B’s in New Orleans, sitting inside the immaculately decorated dining room, wearing a white bib and using my fingers to eat shrimp! My husband had mentioned he’d never had it before. I knew we had to remedy this right away. Don’t let the name fool you, this isn’t your typical BBQ. Instead, it’s a thick sauce that envelopes all the shrimp and you use crusty French bread…

Crème Brulee French Toast

French toast already sounds heavenly to me, but then add on a crème brulee flavoring, and it’s totally something I have to make for breakfast! I love when I stumble upon recipes where I can do the prep work the night before and just bake and reap the delicious reward the next day.  The real trick to this recipe is finding good rich bread where you can make thick slices, like brioche. The caramel sauce on top is completely optional; you can always use warm maple syrup as well. Serving…

Fresh From the Oven Banana Bread

Inspired by all the baking and cooking happening on Twitter, I really wanted to make something new and decided I’d give banana bread a try. I’ve been on a banana kick lately anyway, so I just so happen to have some ripe bananas in the house. Cook Time: 1 hour Ingredients: 4 ripe bananas 1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted 1 cup cane sugar 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp baking soda pinch of salt 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour Preheat oven to 350. Cut the…