Category: Recipes

Cook to Impress, Truffle + Pasta=Heaven

Cooking is one of my passions.  Unfortunately, my crazy schedule limits the tima I have to cook which is a real issue.  I often wonder what it would be like to have tons of free time to pursue every single one of my interests. Clearly, I am not the only person who struggles with this.  Between our regular jobs,... Read more »

Fall Flavors, Warm Apple Strudel

Fall is my favorite season; the crisp cool air, warm sunlight and beautiful red, orange and yellow leaves are just stunning. Fall-esque (is that even a word?! Oh well, I like it!) cooking and flavors are also so amazing! I immediately think of Thanksgiving…by far one of my favorite holidays. Here is one of my... Read more »

Baking: Pumpkin Love

Halloween is right around the corner which means it’s pumpkin season! Everywhere you go, there are pumpkins…from supermarkets to restaurants and even as decorations on sidewalks and windows. Pumpkin is such a versatile ingredient and is perfect for delicious soups, cakes, pies and even pastas. On the sweet side, most people immediately think of pumpkin... Read more »

Tailgating Recipes, Not Your Average Salsa

  Continuing with my tailgating/football recipe ideas, I recently made this all time favorite salsa.  Why buy the store bought kind when you can easily make your own home-made version in little time?  Instead of the usual tomato salsa, try a corn and black bean variety. I made this over the weekend . It is... Read more »

Recipes: A New Spin on Tailgating, Spinach Artichoke Dip

Football season is here and I can already think of all the sinful tailgating food options out there.  I have to admit that pizza and hot wings are my guilty pleasure.  I was digging through my list of recipe ideas and came to the conclusion that aside from the usual nachos or chips/salsa, there are... Read more »

Recipes: I <3 Blueberry Pancakes

I love Sundays because I somehow associate this day with brunch and who doesn’t like the idea of having breakfast for lunch?!  Today, I woke up with a bit of a sweet tooth and decided there was no better use for that pint of berries than a fresh batch of home made blueberry pancakes. Here is... Read more »

Baking Secrets, The Perfect Oatmeal Cookie

Oatmeal cookies are sooooo good. I can never have just one, mostly because they have the perfect balance of sweetness, texture and I guess it never hurts that I try to convince myself that simply because they have oatmeal, they’re somehow healthy (suuuureeee…).Anyway, I have tried lots of recipes and finally think I have a... Read more »

Food: Cheers to Summer! Easy Sangria Recipe

Summer is just around the corner (that’s right, 80s tomorrow) and all this talk about beach, bbqs and the thought of all the fun in the sun made me to think of my favorite summer drink…sangria! This is a wonderful drink that is surprisingly easy to make.  I can guaranteyou and your guests will keep... Read more »