So every summer some of my sisters and I take a trip to Cocoa Beach for a long weekend. I wrote more about this past year’s trip here if you want to read more about it.
One of the best things we do during this trip, is we team up and each team of 2 cooks once during the trip. That also means that you only have to do dishes once during the trip. After it’s all said and done, you’ve only had to cook and clean up after one dinner, and then you are waited on the rest of the week! It’s great, because we end up saving a lot of money by not eating out every night, we always have incredible meals, and it doesn’t feel like a chore to cook because you have one person to do it with, and you only have to do it once. It’s the best system.
We always say that it is a competition, and we like to keep our meals a secret until we present them to the group, but we always end up oohing and ahhing over every dish and never actually end up voting on them. We also always say that we want to make a Sister cookbook with all the recipes, so I figured I would at least start with the recipes from this year!
Hope you all enjoy. They are killer.
- Marinate the steak and shrimp in some of the chimmichurri sauce, and then after grilling drizzle some over the top
- We (and by we, I mean Lydia. She is a whiz in the kitchen) made the aioli with sour cream instead of mayonnaise, and added some of the chimmichurri sauce to the aioli. It was literally perfection.
Strawberry and Cream Crepes with Sausage Patties and Scrambled Eggs
- They did not use the orange liqueur that the recipe calls for. It was just the closest recipe I could find to share!
- Oh and we also had mimosas 😉
Let’s just say that we know how to do food. It’s so fun to share our different tastes and recipes with one another once a year and be able to serve each other in the meantime.
*Photography by Abigail Peyton