The true life food blog of a home cook, self-proclaimed foodie, vino obsessed, pump wearing diva; who shows her LOVE through her food.

Foodie Diva’s Limecello

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I have already spoken of my neighbor’s lime tree, with its abundance of limes but the one thing I have not mentioned is every year I use these limes to make limecello. Limecello is similar to Lemoncello which is a liqueur infused with lemon... Read More

Sock Yo Mama Fried Chicken Wingz

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Growing up we did not have fried chicken very often, actually now that I think out about it fried chicken was a rare occasion. My mother has always been on the healthy side so most soul food dinners only occurred around the holidays. When I w... Read More

Nuoc Cham (Vietnamese Dipping Sauce)

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I have a group of Asian friends who bring their own sauces to the buffet. Yes you heard me right! AYCE crawfish, lobster, or crab buffets; they sneak their dipping sauces in. Now each one has their own variation of Nuoc Cham but each version ... Read More

Grilled Corona Lime Chicken

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I’m not sure what has gotten into me but these days I love a cold beer. Now don’t be alarmed please know this Foodie Diva is still vino obsessed but after a long day at work or working on some DIY project in the backyard the thought of a ... Read More

Twice Fried Garlic French Fries

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My husband blames his own mother for his addition for French fries.  The story goes; while his mother was pregnant with him she ate nothing but French fries.  So he has had this fry addiction for 34 years.  I kid you not, when we order bre... Read More

Chimichurri Sauce

 

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I am the condiment queen. Sriracha all over sushi, yes. Pizza dipped in ranch dressing, yes. Specialty mustard for my pretzel, yes. The list goes on and on. With my love of condiments hitting an all time high, chimichurri seemed to be p... Read More

“Guac” aka Guacamole

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Limes limes limes!!! All hail it is lime season! I love this season. My neighbor has a lime tree, which I purposely allow to grow over the fence and clearly on my side in hopes of snatching lots of limes. To my delight this year, the produc... Read More

Tocino Style BBQ Chicken

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My Hubby is half Filipino and half African-American.  Though his taste for Filipino food is limited to the more Americanized foods such as lumpia and pancit, I was super excited to dive into the different flavors of this culture. Not to far ... Read More

Steak Tartare

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A few months ago we went to a local restaurant and bar in our downtown area. Just wanting appetizers we ordered the steak tartare. I have had steak tartare before but Damn this was da bomb! We loved the anchovies and the hint of lemon flavor!... Read More

Spam Musubi

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My daughter is developing her own food addictions, and funny thing is she loves spam. She loves salt and meat so I guess this is her way of enjoying the two. Musubi is a popular snack which can be found in Hawaii.  We began researching how t... Read More