Going through the grocery flyers this week, I noticed that corned beef, cabbage and red potatoes were all on sale and realized that St. Patrick’s Day was just around the corner. A good food blogger would have been prepared to feature some St Patty’s Day food-related item today. I am apparently not a good food blogger.
One of my friends and I like to occasionally meet at Olive Garden for lunch and we always get the same meal—soup, salad and breadsticks. I order Zuppa Toscana and she orders the Pasta e Fagioli. We both comment that we should try other soups. We never do. ... [Read more]
Thanksgiving is only two short weeks away, which honestly boggles my mind. The stores are already promoting Black Friday. Ack! I've actually never shopped on Black Fridays—well, at least not in the stores. I have shopped online, which is far more convenient. Plus, I can nosh on all the Thanksgiving ... [Read more]
These past few days have been hot, which I do not like—at all. I've never been a fan of high temps or humidity. Nor do I like extreme cold weather. Just call me Goldilocks. I like it just right, which is also known as 70 degrees with a nice cool breeze. ... [Read more]
I try to avoid turning on the oven as much as possible during the summer. But what's a girl to do when she craves something sweet? Cookies, cakes and brownies all need to be baked. And I wasn't in the mood for ice cream. Thankfully, I remembered these yummy no-bake cookies my Mom used to make when I ... [Read more]
My brother is town for a training and normally I make smoothies for breakfast, so he can just grab it and go. But on the weekend, I wanted to do something a little more special, but not too time consuming since we had a full day ahead of us. These easy, but super delicious, cinnamon rolls fit the ... [Read more]
Sorry I didn't have a post earlier this week, but my hosting service was experiencing all kinds of problems. :( But to make it up to you, I got a doozy of a recipe today. :) A super moist and rich chocolate cake that you can whip up in ONE bowl. ... [Read more]
I'm going to use Valentine's Day as my excuse for making this yummy dessert. And for possibly licking the bowl clean. Literally. No, I wasn't raised by neanderthals either; my parents raised me right. This dish is just too yummy to worry about what's proper. ... [Read more]