Category Archive: Recipes

Cheesecloth Roasted Turkey with Homemade Turkey Stock, Gravy and Stuffing

This was the “Thanksgiving 2.0” meal that I made for my husband and I the week after Thanksgiving last year. You’ve already seen posts on the Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and the… Continue reading

Ham and Fingerling Potato Hash

This is one of the side dishes that I made for our Thanksgiving last year, a hash made with beautiful fingerling potatoes and ham. Sometime the simplest dishes are the best tasting ones,… Continue reading

Apple Cider Soup with Rosemary Cream

My husband and I like to make fancy dinners at home at least a couple Saturdays a month instead of going out. When we got back from Manhattan, this was the first Saturday… Continue reading

Roasted Brussel’s Sprouts with Bacon

I can’t believe that it is November already… fall is really flying by! I can’t wait for the upcoming holiday season, last year was so hectic that I feel like I didn’t get… Continue reading

Mushroom Barley Soup

. I hope this post finds all of my fellow east-coasters safe and dry as Sandy makes her rounds! If you still have time to get out before it hits or if you’re… Continue reading

Apple Bourbon Mojitos

Later in the week I’ll do a post on all the amazing food we ate while in Manhattan, but in the meantime I wanted to share a drink I concocted before we left… Continue reading

Quinoa and Provolone Stuffed Peppers

I love using quinoa (pronounced “keen-wah”) because it’s a great vegetarian option that’s packed with protein and nutrients. It’s also a nice break from the usual rice or couscous and now a days… Continue reading

One Pot Chicken and Brown Rice

My husband (whose birthday is today!) and I have worked out a deal around here- I do the cooking and he does the clean up. This may sound like a fair trade, but… Continue reading

Ombre Ruffle Cake

If you read my post from earlier in the week then you saw the outside of this adorable cake, but I think the thing that makes this cake so cool is the inside!… Continue reading

Italian Breakfast Casserole

I made this for breakfast on opening day of the NFL and have been dreaming about it ever since. It is really easy to throw together (and can be almost fully prepared a… Continue reading

Roasted Chicken Salad in Endive

When I was little the only meat I would eat was chicken (seriously, I was crazy picky when it came to my proteins). My parents did what they could… they would give me… Continue reading

Taco Ring

I made this last weekend for opening day of the NFL and couldn’t wait to share it with all of you so that you could make it this weekend! I meant to post… Continue reading

Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcakes

Fall is my absolute favorite time of the year. As soon as September 1st hits, you can find me literally skipping through the house putting out all the fall decorations and lighting various… Continue reading

Blueberry Pancake Cupcakes with Maple Buttercream Frosting

Just when I thought I’d found the best recipe for a blueberry cupcake, I played around some more and came up with one that was even tastier! Since the baby shower was a… Continue reading

Corn and Heirloom Tomato Tart

As summer is quickly winding to an end (hope that all of you had a great Labor Day weekend), I like to look for recipes that use up the wonderful corn and tomatoes… Continue reading

Mini Cake Stands, Pancake Stacks and Infused Maple Syrups

I saw this idea online from another brunch and fell in LOVE with the mini cake stands. Since all of the food at the baby shower was small bites, the mini pancake stacks… Continue reading

Mini Muffins Three Ways

Instead of making one kind of muffin for the baby shower, I decided to make mini ones so that people could try more than flavor. I had a lot of fruit elsewhere in… Continue reading

Giant Bunting Sugar Cookies

In case you missed my previous post, I planned a baby shower for my cousin that my Aunt threw at her house this past weekend. I decided to do cookies as the favors… Continue reading

Chevron Baby Shower

My cousin and her husband are expecting a baby boy in November and my aunt asked me to plan, cater and decorate the shower that she was throwing for them this past weekend.… Continue reading

Snickers Cupcakes

Last weekend our family and lots of family friends had a big golf outing and then headed back to my parents house for a party afterwards. My dad’s birthday was this past week… Continue reading