I never used to like chili. Frankly, I found it to be heavy and reserved for people who ate nachos and drank beer. But, if you get past the stigma, it can be gussied up and leaned down to become a delicious, gourmet bowl of delightfulness.
Here’s the video:
YOU WILL NEED:
¼ cup olive oil
1 pound ground … Continue Reading
I’m bringing meringues back!! Recently, on a trip to Italy (it was fabulous, I didn’t want to come home), we saw meringues in every bakery. It reminded me that when I was younger, meringues were popular. I’m not sure why they went out of vogue. They are delightful – crunchy on the outside, … Continue Reading
Fall equals pumpkin mania! It seems every food product is adding pumpkin just to get in on the hype. I love pumpkin and I’m not letting the gimmicks upset my happy time. This is a very easy loaf bread that tastes like fall. It’s dense and moist and is perfect for brunch or with a … Continue Reading
What’s for dinner? Always the magic question. Sometimes it’s hard to muster the time and energy to cook. Well here I am to help with a SUPER easy and SUPER quick shrimp with snap pea recipe. Marinate it in the fridge and go from fridge to oven. Done!
This is also excellent for a large … Continue Reading
It’s fall! Seeing apple cider and gorgeous apples in the stores (yay) inspired me for this dish. We eat a lot of chicken so I’m always trying to mix it up and make it interesting. We use apples three ways in this dish – apples, apple cider and apple cider vinegar. How do you … Continue Reading
Hi cake lovers!
“Daddy’s great! Give us the chocolate cake!” – Who can forget the hilarious story from Bill Cosby of how happy his kids were when he gave them cake for breakfast? Cake is good. And chocolate cake is even better. And what’s even better than THAT is that this recipe is so easy, you … Continue Reading
Fall is coming!!! My favorite time of the year! That means it’s time to make soup. I love soup as a meal for lunch or for dinner with a simple salad or just some big slices of crusty bread. This is a very easy, delicious soup that is a little something extra over your … Continue Reading
HAPPY LONG WEEKEND LADIES!!!
My Grandmother was not a great cook but she was a fantastic volunteer! I found this recipe in one of her cookbooks put together by her Massachusetts Eye and Ear volunteer committee. What’s more gourmet than homemade crackers?? These melt in your mouth and are a great appetizer or perfect served with … Continue Reading
I LOVE MY DOGS. My husband and I are dog people. I could never imagine my life without dogs. Our dogs are always a part of our annual Christmas card and they have Halloween costumes, which they hate wearing, but oh well. We spoil our dogs by giving them fresh chicken every day and … Continue Reading
The cookie monster was a smart guy – what’s better than a cookie? Almost nothing. The chocolate chip version is a classic and this recipe makes the perfect one – perfect balance between crisp and soft, rich, buttery and satisfying.
Here’s the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncEXocGSWd4
YOU WILL NEED:
1 cup flour
¼ tsp baking powder
¼ tsp baking soda
½ tsp salt
1 … Continue Reading
Happy weekend everyone!
Juicing is sooooo Spring 2014. Summer 2014 is all about the cold soup! Now you can have your juice and eat it too. This is a terrific light appetizer to serve with a heavier meal like steak or fried chicken. It’s also super easy to double or triple the recipe for a large … Continue Reading
Happy Sunday Ladies!
Are you still buying store-bought ice cream? Shame on you! With an ice cream maker (I like the one from Cuisinart), it is so easy and fun to make ice cream. Plus, it is less expensive when you make it at home and you can become a mad scientist and add anything you … Continue Reading
I bet the name of this one caught your eye! Haha. My friend dated a real creep and he stomped on her heart BUT she did get this great recipe out of it. It’s low calorie, refreshing, super easy and fast to make and goes great with fish, chicken – anything!
Here is the video:
YOU … Continue Reading
Want a super easy, delicious dessert recipe? Well hear ya go! Key Lime Pie is an all-time favorite. It’s sweet and tart – my favorite combo. I use shortcuts which makes this soooo easy and fast. if you buy the key lime juice and the crust, you can keep these as pantry staples and … Continue Reading
HAPPY WEEKEND LADIES!!
I love soup but a hot soup in summer can make you wilt. Thank goodness for gazpacho!! It’s so refreshing and light AND it’s good for you so you can feel a lot less guilty when you eat those ribs and hot dogs knowing that at least you got your vegetables!
You can make … Continue Reading