Girl Scout Cookie Edition of Mini Citrus Cheesecakes

These are a Girl Scout Cookie version of my Mini Citrus Cheesecakes, using Savannah Smiles for the crusts. With those wonderful cookies making their way back into our kitchens, I hope these give you another reason to buy some for yourself. I have a special place in my heart for Girl Scout Cookies because howRead more

Mini Pistachio Cheesecakes

Pistachios Pistachios are my favorite nut, and these mini pistachio cheesecakes showcase them beautifully. The dry roasted shelled pistachios I used provide that amazing pistachio flavor, a little saltiness, and great texture. Rather than finely chopping them myself, I chopped up extra in my food processor and store the excess for future use. I reallyRead more

Mini Mint and Chocolate Cheesecakes

   Mint and Chocolate My son is in love with mint and chocolate, as well as some other people in my life, and have been asked to make this cheesecake flavor for a while. I have to admit, I was a bit nervous about making mint the star in a cheesecake, but I did it!Read more

Creole Style Shrimp and Sausage Jambalaya

  Creole Style Shrimp and Sausage Jambalaya   Jambalaya I love jambalaya, but was afraid to make it for a long time, I think my brain made it seem more complicated than it really was. I have now made it countless times over the last 5 years, and have noticed that the details matter. AndRead more

Cube It: A Way to Plan Ahead for Flavor with Onions and Garlic

Cube It:  A Way to Plan Ahead for Flavor with Onions and Garlic by www.KaylasFoodObsession.com My husband and I love finding ways to add flavors to our dishes without creating a lot of work for ourselves, but we are willing to put in a little time if it means making our lives easier and tastier inRead more

Soft Rice Soup Recipe

This is a soup that has a long history for me, personally. My step-mom (Ramphai) is originally from Thailand, and she is an amazing cook. During trips to visit her and my dad in Alaska, she should make this soup for breakfast before we would go out fishing with my dad. Sometimes I would askRead more

Kahlua Cheesecake

  This started as a tale of seeking a kahlua cheesecake recipe that had a good coffee flavor in the cheesecake itself, wrapped by chocolate and covered in whipped cream. The recipe I decided has the most potential also had chocolate in the batter, which wasn’t what I was looking for but intrigued me. IRead more

Pressure Cooker and Air Fryer Chicken Wings

by www.KaylasFoodObsession.com   Wing night was a hit at my house! Yes, the skin was very crispy. Yes, the meat was tender. No, I didn’t use flour. To do this, I moist cook it through (tenderizes everything, keeps it moist), and then dry cook to get the perfect crispness on the outside.  This was a longer process,Read more

Spiced Apple-Nut Quick Bread

  I love quick breads (such as banana bread and pumpkin bread), there is something comforting about them…and they disappear quickly in my house. I decided that I really wanted to try making an applesauce quick bread, since I have a lot of homemade applesauce needing to be used. This recipe was based slightly onRead more