Author: René Wilson


Watermelon Salad

If you have children, you may know of a movie about an unlikely character who aspired to be a chef. He proves to everyone that ‘anyone can cook.’ It’s very well done and quite possibly my favorite animated movie ever. There’s a point in the movie when the aspiring chef tries to explain the complexity […]


Teriyaki Chicken and Broccoli

5 Ingredient Chinese Teriyaki Dinner We love teriyaki chicken in any form: grilled on a stick, stir-fried with various vegetables, or in this skillet meal with broccoli! It’s as easy as it sounds and can be made super quickly if you have leftover chicken ready. I always say make extra, but who has 2+ pounds […]


Garlic and Herb Ricotta “Dip”

Try this as a dip, condiment or stir-in! Our standard vegetable dips have always been ranch dressing or french onion dip. One in particular day changed all of that. I found myself with a pile of fresh vegetables and neither option. So, I pulled out the only creamy thing in the fridge, ricotta cheese. I […]

Food, Tips

Simple Food on the Grill

Don’t mess up your kitchen! Memorial Day weekend brings out all kinds of emotions. It’s a reflective time that makes you feel humble, grateful, sad, proud… the list can go on and on. It’s a time for remembering and honoring the military personnel who passed away while serving in the United States Armed Forces. In […]


Food, Family & Love

          Valentine’s Day is the perfect day for the launch of my new food blog! Food is one of the many ways that I show love to my family and friends, just like the women in the generations before me. My grandmother was always in the kitchen, and I followed her […]