Rosemary & Sun-Dried Tomato Bread

In Bakery, Italian, Mediterranean On October 11, 2012 1 Comment

I’d be really surprised if this week could go any slower. I think it’s dragging on because I’m dreaming of my weekend at home, in stretchy pants, cooking… Read More »


Balsamic Bean Dip

In Healthy, Mediterranean On October 9, 2012 4 Comments

I’m a big time snacker and I’m always looking for new snacks.  Hummus is typically my go-to snack, paired with red peppers or snap peas.  I was looking… Read More »


Italian White Bean Soup

In Italian, Soup On October 8, 2012 26 Comments

Happy Monday folks! I’m excited for this week and let me tell you why… This is the fist time that I’ve done a themed week and I’ve got… Read More »


Salted Caramel Brownies

In Chocolate, Treats On October 5, 2012 2 Comments

Happy Friday folks! It’s been a long week but finally the weekend is in sight. Today I’m bringing you a sweet treat to sweeten up your Friday: Salted… Read More »


Beef Barley Soup

In Beef, Healthy, Soup On October 4, 2012 0 Comments

How is your week going? I just wanted to quickly remind everyone that my Wilton Fall Giveaway is still going on.  Wilton sent me some fun baking supplies… Read More »

Creamy Tomato Soup With Grilled Cheese Croutons

Creamy Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons

In Sandwiches, Soup On October 2, 2012 1 Comment

It’s about that time to bring out the stock pot and start cooking up soups.  One of my all time favorites, and a classic, is tomato soup and… Read More »


Fall Funfetti Cakes

In Cake, Giveaways On October 1, 2012 68 Comments

Happy Monday folks!  I’ve got something really exciting for you today.  It’s officially fall, the leaves are changing and Halloween is right around the corner.  Today I’m teaming… Read More »


Bang Bang Chicken

In Asian, Grilling, Poultry On September 28, 2012 0 Comments

I’m always in search of new ways to transform kabobs into something delicious.  And then I found Thai Sweet Chili sauce this weekend.  I thought this might be… Read More »

brownie sundae

Brownie Brittle Sundae

In Chocolate, Giveaways On September 27, 2012 19 Comments

Congrats to Nancy J. for winning my Brownie Brittle Sundae giveaway! Yes, it’s true. I have another exciting giveaway today!  I was recently sent a delicious product called… Read More »


Eataly NYC

In Travels On September 26, 2012 3 Comments

I know that I’ve mentioned Eataly on the blog before but this is truly becoming one of my favorite spots to visit while in New York City.  Eataly… Read More »


Balsamic & Rosemary Marinade

In Sauce On September 25, 2012 0 Comments

I’ll just start off by saying that life has been busy for the last week but I think I’ve got a good stretch of calm now to work… Read More »


Salisbury Steak

In Beef On September 21, 2012 0 Comments

Happy Friday! I just wanted to quickly remind everyone that my giveaway is still going on! You have the chance to win a $25 Roundy’s gift card and… Read More »

apple strudel

German Apple Strudel

In Bakery On September 20, 2012 2 Comments

The largest event held each year in Germany is Oktoberfest and every year some friends host a party in celebration of this event.  There are brats, sausages, beer,… Read More »


Greek Salad with Parsley & Garlic Dressing

In Salad, Sides On September 18, 2012 0 Comments

I’m following yesterday’s post with another healthy lunch option.  While the local vegetable harvests are winding down, it’s still not too late to pick up the ingredients for… Read More »


Little Italy Chicken Pitas

In Healthy, Poultry, Sandwiches On September 17, 2012 20 Comments

Show of hands, how many of you brown bag your lunch every day?  Today’s post is in honor of those that brown-bag it each day and is an… Read More »


Food n’ Focus is now on Facebook!

In Giveaways On September 14, 2012 0 Comments

Today is an exciting day for Food n’ Focus as we are officially launching on Facebook!  Be sure to head over and ‘like’ us to keep up with… Read More »

Saffron Road

Saffron Road Hors D’oeuvres & Giveaway!

In Giveaways, Reviews On September 13, 2012 7 Comments

I’m adding taste tester to my resume today. And lucky for you, there’s a giveaway attached! (So keep reading!)  Saffron Road has created a line of all natural… Read More »

crispy chicken nuggets

Crispy Chicken Nuggets & Chips

In Poultry, Vegetables On September 12, 2012 0 Comments

I’m back to cooking this week and am thoroughly enjoying it. I realized the last 2 weeks had been filled with a lot of baking and easy dinners… Read More »

parmesan crisp

Parmigiano Crisps

In Salad On September 11, 2012 0 Comments

I’m getting fancy over here today.  I’ve been eating salads two nights per week just because they are quick and easy. Last night I was trying to figure… Read More »


Strawberry Cheesecake

In Bakery, Fruit, Treats On September 10, 2012 0 Comments

I’m sure everybody out there has someone in their life that really likes their birthday. I mean really likes their birthday. That person in my life is my… Read More »


Banana Bread

In Fruit, Treats On September 7, 2012 1 Comment

I made a banana cream pie last weekend to bring to a Labor Day party…but that’s a whole other story. I had so many bananas lying around the… Read More »