Hi, I’m Joanne!

Food and lifestyle blogger, video creator, and on-camera personality

Here you’ll find 700+ tested, approachable recipes from scratch, plus posts about my favorite things, lifestyle, travel, and more!

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Recent Recipes

Pavlova with Blackberry Compote

This Pavlova with Blackberry Compote is one of my favorite desserts to serve for company, because it’s really easy to make, and yet so impressive to guests!   Few... (more)

Peel and Eat Shrimp with Andouille Sausage

This quick and easy Peel and Eat Shrimp is a flavorful meal that can be served right in the skillet at the table. Smoky andouille sausage, spicy red pepper... (more)

How to Make an Omelette

Learning How to Make an Omelette is a great basic cooking skill to master for preparing a healthy, filling breakfast in minutes. Omelettes are one of the regulars in... (more)

Thomas Keller’s Fried Chicken

This is the best Fried Chicken I’ve ever had. It’s also the best fried chicken that world-renowned chef Thomas Keller has ever had. If you love fried chicken, you... (more)

Sweet Potato Hash

This Sweet Potato Hash is a delicious and healthy savory breakfast option, full of spice and flavor.  Over time I’ve really taken to savory breakfasts over sweet, and I... (more)

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

These easy Roasted Sweet Potatoes are delicious enough to be eaten as a side dish, but can also be used as a base for other recipes like Sweet Potato... (more)