Garlic-Chipotle Chicken Tacos

In Poultry, Southwest On May 17, 2012 1 Comment

Taco Tuesday this week was unfortunately moved to Wednesday. I did, however, have a great new recipe to try from the latest Cooking Light magazine. I’m a fan… Read More »

Plate to Pixel

Book Review: Plate to Pixel

In Reviews On May 16, 2012 0 Comments

If you’re new to food photography I would definitely suggest this book. I was in search of a book that would help me with my photography skills and… Read More »

Balsamic and Shallot Chicken Breasts

Balsamic & Shallot Chicken Breasts

In Poultry On May 15, 2012 0 Comments

I’ve been a long time lover of balsamic vinegar. It makes for a great chicken marinade and also a great salad dressing. Perhaps this spawned from my grandfather… Read More »


That’s Amore! Homemade Pasta Sauce

In Italian On May 14, 2012 0 Comments

Since I’m Italian, one of my favorite things is pasta. I try to limit my intake because I’m sure all of those carbs aren’t the best for anyone…. Read More »

Pork Carnitas Tacos

Taco Tuesday: Pork Carnitas

In Healthy, Pork, Southwest On May 11, 2012 0 Comments

It has been a tradition of mine for quite some time to have tacos for dinner on Tuesday nights. I think it’s mostly because I enjoy saying Taco… Read More »

Brownie Cookies

Brownie Cookies with White Chocolate Chips & Macadamia Nuts

In Chocolate, Cookies, Treats On May 10, 2012 2 Comments

I’m the type of person who just can’t sit still.  I often complain about not having any down time but I have come to realize that I bring… Read More »


Recipe Roundup: Pesto

In Italian, Mediterranean, Recipe Roundup On May 9, 2012 0 Comments

I really need to buy a basil plant. Packaged basil is expensive and I can never quite use the entire package before it goes bad. A good idea… Read More »

Kansas City BBQ

Kansas City BBQ

In Healthy, Pork, Sandwiches On May 8, 2012 4 Comments

While I’m not a huge fan of pork, I’ve always been a huge fan of pulled BBQ pork. Served up with a side of sweet potato fries…yum! Another… Read More »

kettle corn

Kettle Corn (On the Stove)

In Treats On May 7, 2012 2 Comments

Being a food blogger makes it hard not to want to eat everything in sight after I bake or cook it. Since starting this blog I’ve learned about… Read More »

key lime cupcakes

Key Lime Cupcakes

In Bakery On May 4, 2012 0 Comments

Apologies for my absence yesterday as I was out of town for work…in Atlantic City. My initial excitement for visiting AC was quickly diminished upon arrival. I suspect… Read More »

Mousse Parfaits

Lemon and White Chocolate Mousse Parfaits

In Chocolate On May 2, 2012 0 Comments

If you love lemon and you love white chocolate, this is the dessert for you. Or if you just love a fresh and light tasting dessert, give this… Read More »

Summer Salad

Summer Salad

In Healthy, Salad, Sides On May 1, 2012 0 Comments

Once summer hits one of my favorite things is to add fruit to my salads. This salad was inspired by a salad that Panera Bread was featuring last… Read More »

Bundt Cake

Chocolate Bundt Cake (Crumble)

In Bakery, Chocolate On April 30, 2012 0 Comments

One of the recipes that I made recently was a Chocolate Bundt Cake which sounded and looked delicious. I will say that it tasted absolutely amazing, however, it… Read More »

Chicken caprese sandwich

Chicken Caprese Sandwich

In Grilling, Italian, Poultry, Sandwiches On April 27, 2012 0 Comments

Happy Friday all! I’ve got a marathon weekend in the works starting with an afternoon of baking today. Stay tuned for some sweet treats in the works for… Read More »


Cheeseburgers in Paradise

In Beef, Burgers, Grilling, Poultry, Recipe Roundup On April 26, 2012 1 Comment

I had another post planned for today but then it ended up in the trash. No, literally, the recipe ended up in the trash. I guess that happens… Read More »

Smoked Chicken with Roasted-Red Pepper Sauce

Smoked Chicken with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

In Grilling, Poultry, Southwest On April 25, 2012 0 Comments

Lesson #1 in cooking: Do not allow your boyfriend to alter the method of cooking for your recipes. Or to add to that, make sure he knows what… Read More »

Roasted Red Pepper

How To: Roast Red Peppers

In Grilling, Vegetables On April 24, 2012 1 Comment

Roasted red peppers are delicious. They add that perfect amount of unique flavor to any dish. I also really love them on pizza along with goat cheese. You… Read More »

Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies

Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies

In Cookies On April 23, 2012 2 Comments

UPDATE: Since there has been some confusion amongst my readers, I am not pregnant. The shower is for my sister-in-law. Carry on… I had a really great weekend… Read More »


Friday Recipe Roundup

In Bakery, Recipe Roundup, Salad, Sandwiches On April 20, 2012 2 Comments

I’m in the process of planning a baby shower for my new niece/nephew. I’m trying to keep the menu on the fancier side of things, with lighter fare…. Read More »

New York City

New York State of Mind

In Travels On April 19, 2012 2 Comments

One of the nice things about having visited NYC multiple times previously is that I can now enjoy the city without running around to see all of the… Read More »

turkey burgers

Southwest Turkey Burgers

In Grilling, Poultry, Sandwiches, Southwest On April 18, 2012 0 Comments

And I’m back….As promised, there will be a NYC recap later in this week. I had a great weekend of food and relaxation and some beautiful weather! I… Read More »