Shrimp and Corn Chowder


Making (and eating!) soups are one of my favorite wintertime activities. There is just something about a giant pot of delicious soup simmering away on the stove that makes winter not seem so bad.

Ok, who am I kidding? Winter still stinks. I mean, let’s just be honest. Is there anyone out there [Click to continue…]

Happy Birthday, Blog!

I realized this afternoon that today is the first Blogiversary of Becky Cooks! That’s right, on February 18, 2012, I began regularly posting my recipes and kitchen adventures for all the world (or you know, just my friends and family) to see.

I’m sure you are wondering what thrilling recipe started it all…well, it wasn’t [Click to continue…]

Chocolate Truffles


Are you ready for the easiest way to impress the ones you love this Valentine’s Day?  I’ll let you in on the secret.  Make them Chocolate Trufles!  Seriously, truffles are so, so easy, but you can dress them up, and make them look so cute that they are sure to impress anyone.

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Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday and my trip to New Orleans


I don’t think I’ve mentioned it on the blog before, but a couple years ago, I took a trip to New Orleans. I was actually there for a work conference, but it was one of the most fun work trips I have ever been on. I didn’t get as much time as I would [Click to continue…]