Dinner For Two (3-Course Meal)

Most days I have trouble deciding what it is I want to make for dinner and asking my boyfriend is out of the question. I usually don’t know what I’m craving but it is never what he is craving (sorry honey!). Let’s be honest, cooking for two can be harder than not, especially on an everyday basis. So for all of those of you who are out there cooking for two, or more than two, I have researched the perfect 3-course meal to make on any night! If you want to surprise your partner or family or just get some […]

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Delicious Steak Sandwich

Hello fellow coconuts! One of the first jobs I ever had was at Pronto Italian Deli in Largo, Florida; it was a delicious authentic Italian deli, known for its fast prep times. One of the top items at the deli were our cheese steak subs. One time a group of people from Philadelphia came into to deli saying that there was NO WAY our cheese steaks were better than the ones in Philly, by the time they had finished their subs, their minds were changed! So today, I am going to share with you the secrets of making a delicious […]

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Filet Mignons with Mushroom Sauce

My husband and I hate fighting the crowds on Valentine’s Day. We usually make a romantic dinner at home and enjoy a good bottle of wine, and this year was no exception! We picked up some USDA Prime filets from our favorite local market and made this recipe, adapted from Saveur magazine. Enjoyed with a bottle of Freemark Abbey 2005 Cabernet, yum!   6 tbsp. butter, cut into small pieces 3 tbsp. extra-virgin coconut oil 4  8-oz. filets mignons (we did just two, but kept the amount of sauce the same) Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 2 […]

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