Weeknight Skillet Nachos

Welcome back to QCK! It's Monday, and school is starting so it's like a real Monday... and I'm not ready at all. Like seriously guys I thought I had more time and I don't, it's here and there's no going back. But I'm telling myself it'll be okay I just need to get into a … Continue reading Weeknight Skillet Nachos

Late Summer Charcuterie Board

Welcome back to QCK! Something that I've been seeing more and more of throughout the pandemic is people going on picnics. It only makes sense considering that eating out is definitely taking a risk, but I'm really loving the new trend. It's a great way to get together with friends safely and still enjoy food … Continue reading Late Summer Charcuterie Board

Pineapple Habanero Pico de Gallo

Welcome back to QCK! Today's recipe is a quick, easy, salsa perfect for all the produce that's going to be popping up in gardens in the coming weeks. It's a really delicious twist on a classic snack. The citrusy pineapple paired with the hot hot hot habanero makes this Pico de Gallo the perfect mid-day … Continue reading Pineapple Habanero Pico de Gallo

Mussels In Lemongrass Coconut Curry

Welcome back to QCK! This week has been a combination of insanely hot and random thunderstorms, which means I've mostly been inside. I'm fine with it, but no A/C has turned cooking/baking into what feels like a full on cardio session. Lots of sweat. There has been some relief from the occasional thunderstorm bringing in … Continue reading Mussels In Lemongrass Coconut Curry

Crispy Garlic & Herb Roasted Potatoes + Cane’s Sauce

Welcome back to QCK! Today's recipe is a super tasty side dish that requires almost no work. These crispy roasted potatoes are one of my favorite comfort foods and they go so well with Cane's Sauce. If you're not familiar with Cane's Sauce, it's the mayonnaise/ketchup based sauce from Raising Cane's. It's super easy to … Continue reading Crispy Garlic & Herb Roasted Potatoes + Cane’s Sauce

Roasted Sweet Peppers + Truffle Honey Goat Cheese

Welcome back to QCK! Chrissy Teigen recently posted that she was sending out care packages to all her friends with the ingredients to make what she calls "the perfect bite". That inspired me to share the recipe for my perfect bite with you all. I used to work at a tapas restaurant in Minneapolis where … Continue reading Roasted Sweet Peppers + Truffle Honey Goat Cheese

Oven Baked Falafel + All The Middle Eastern Dips You’ll Ever Need

Welcome back to QCK! It's July 4th. If you're not feeling super patriotic this year, or haven't in the past years, you're not alone. The country built on immigrants has spent most of it's modern day history working against them, families are being separated at the borders, kids are being held in cages, the ICE … Continue reading Oven Baked Falafel + All The Middle Eastern Dips You’ll Ever Need

Peel & Eat Shrimp + Remoulade and Cocktail Sauce

Welcome back to QCK! Summer's in full swing and I'm sharing my favorite recipes for chilled shellfish, today's is Peel & Eat Shrimp. This is kind of a copy cat recipe. If you've ever been to Stella's Fish Cafe in Minneapolis, MN, you probably know their peel and eat shrimp. It's delicious and I learned … Continue reading Peel & Eat Shrimp + Remoulade and Cocktail Sauce