Iced Lemon Rounds

Iced Lemon Rounds

I wanted to make a different cookie for Santa Claus this year. My kids didn’t want to do chocolate, sugar or peanut butter so I went on a search for something tasty. I found this recipe on Sharon’s food...

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Happy Holidays!!

I want to wish everyone a happy holiday season. May the new year bring you joy, good health and happiness. I am celebrating Christmas today with my husband and children and I look forward to relaxing by the fire...

Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Asparagus and Green Beans

Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Asparagus and Green Beans

Sometimes simple is best. I wanted to roast some veggies and fingerling potatoes to go with a flank steak I was grilling. I thought of all the flavor combinations of herbs and seasonings that would be really tasty but...

Broccoli and Sharp Cheddar Soup

Broccoli and Sharp Cheddar Soup

I recently found a wonderful recipe for broccoli and cheddar soup on a great food blog named Wives with Knives. The soup looked so rich, creamy and delicious I just had to try it. I adapted the recipe to...

Spaghetti-O's with Turkey Meatballs

Spaghetti-O’s with Turkey Meatballs

I found a great pasta called anelletti at Trader Joe’s recently that were in the shape of O’s. I envisioned a healthy version of spaghetti-o’s with meatballs. I used ground turkey for the meatballs and made them as small...

Tuscan Soup

Tuscan Soup

I was craving a big bowl of soup and found a tasty looking recipe on the blog, Home of the Lazy Dog. It’s a Tuscan soup filled with Italian sausage, kale and bacon and it was delicious! I adapted...

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Korean Style Flank Steak

I loved the Korean style marinade I used for a pork tenderloin I made recently and I wanted to try a similar marinade with flank steak. The flavors were amazing! The garlic and the ginger really gave the marinade...

Chocolate Chip Cake with Chocolate Frosting

Chocolate Chip Cake with Chocolate Frosting

My daughter turned six recently and I must say, it’s harder than I thought it would be. I can’t believe she’s not my baby anymore. I am very proud of what a kind, funny, silly and empathetic person she...

Mushroom and Spinach Stuffed Shells

Mushroom and Spinach Stuffed Shells

My friend Kyle was telling me that her Mom used to make a really good stuffed shells recipe. I saw some shells at the store and decided to try to make my own stuffed shells. They were messy to...

Clam Chowder

Clam Chowder

I have been making a lot of soups lately and was craving a seafood stew or chowder. I don’t normally buy canned clams but I had them for a dip that I didn’t end up making. I was thinking...