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 9 Comments

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 Travel 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 »

Strawberry Cheesecake


In Travel On April 16, 2012 0 Comments

Since I’ve been on the road for the past week and unable to cook, there will be no post today. I’ve got some great stuff coming later this… Read More »


Today’s Discovery: I’m not a French Pastry Chef

In Bakery On April 13, 2012 2 Comments

  So since I went to Paris last fall I’ve been dying to make some of those beautiful macaroons from my header image. They were everywhere in Paris… Read More »