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chocolate buttercream frosting

Malted Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

In Cake, Treats On June 4, 2012 2 Comments

It’s Wellness Week at my office this week. What this means is a week full of health-promoting activities and I bring in cupcakes this morning. I also brought… Read More »

Salad

Summer Salads

In Recipe Roundup, Salad On June 1, 2012 0 Comments

Guys, it’s been a busy week. Short weeks always seem crazier. I’ve had a lot going on this past week and there hasn’t been much time to cook… Read More »

chopped salad

Chopped Salad

In Healthy, Poultry, Salad On May 31, 2012 0 Comments

I think I’ve mentioned before that I’m a big fan of salads, but only when there are tons of flavors dancing off of the plate.  This past week… Read More »

Office Snacks

Healthy Office Snacking

In Healthy On May 30, 2012 0 Comments

I’ve really been trying to cut down on my office snacking. More like I’ve been trying to cut down on my unhealthy office snacking. There is just something… Read More »

champagne

Review: Mastro’s Steakhouse

In Reviews On May 29, 2012 0 Comments

A quick apology for the quality of the photos in this post as I only had my phone along. One of my favorite ‘local’ cities to visit is… Read More »

apple cinnamon coffee cake

Apple Cinnamon Coffee Cake

In Bakery, Brunch, Fruit On May 25, 2012 2 Comments

I’ve decided that I’m going to extend my birthday celebration through this weekend. I’m heading to Chicago for the weekend to celebrate and am hoping to have a… Read More »

iced lemon loaf

Iced Lemon Pound Cake

In Bakery, Brunch On May 24, 2012 0 Comments

Happy Birthday to me! It’s a big tradition in my office to bring in birthday treats and when word got out that I cook/bake, the pressure was on… Read More »

barbacoa beef

Taco Tuesday: Barbacoa Beef

In Beef, Southwest On May 23, 2012 2 Comments

Keeping with tradition, last night was Taco Tuesday. I found a recipe for Barbacoa Beef that I’ve been wanting to try for a while and thought this would… Read More »

Honey Cashew Chicken with Rice

Honey Cashew Chicken with Rice

In Asian, Poultry On May 22, 2012 0 Comments

Let’s talk about Sriracha. I’ve seen this chili sauce many of times in various restaurants and on the grocery shelf and I’ve been curious about it for a… Read More »

apple cinnamon

Birthday Treats

In Bakery, Brunch, Recipe Roundup On May 21, 2012 2 Comments

So it’s my birthday this week and there’s a lot of pressure to bring in the most delicious treat to my office. I’m a big fan of birthdays… Read More »

Grilled Chicken

Grilling Guide to Chicken

In Grilling, Poultry, Recipe Roundup On May 18, 2012 2 Comments

Today I’m pulling together a compilation of grilled chicken recipes. It’s been a hectic week and cooking has been minimal.  Now that the temps are heating up, I’ve… Read More »

tacos

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 »

pasta

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 »

Pesto

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 »