Spring Is Here! Spring has sprung, the flowers are still hidden under the snow, and winter boots are still a thing but, the weather will change soon. I must say when Monday comes around, I no longer dread it. The weekend may be over but my week isn't too bad. It is my longest day … Continue reading Manic Monday! Hello Spring & 1 Pot Risotto.
I had been watching Giada on the Food Network and she made farro with cheese. I would have NEVER tried this recipe if I had not watched her make it. I had never tried farro, saw it in the store, or even heard of it. I would have assumed it was along the line something like … Continue reading Manic Monday: Giada’s Farro.
It's Martha Stewart. Need I say more? I was extremely excited to find out I get to review this book, I know that its been out a little over a month, but it's still exciting. I am a huge huge huge Martha Stewart lover. I used to watch her show all the time, I said … Continue reading Vegetables from Martha.
This is one of those one pot meals that really hit home. Its filling, and the cream cheese adds just the perfect amount of creaminess. The recipie says to serve immediately and there is no joke about it, the pasta soaks up all the water and broth and it becomes a sticky mess. Still delicious, … Continue reading One Pot Meal: Tomato Pasta
Here is another recipe I found on Oh Sweet Basil, for some poppyseed chicken. I didnt put too much poppyseed onto the casserole, not many people like it, and those little balls get stuck in your teeth......It is also my no means a health option. You can always half the recipe so it's not so … Continue reading Eating: Poppyseed Chicken Casserole.
Vegetable soup is one of those soups that are versatile. Chicken soup must have chicken, tomato soup has tomatoes, the list can go on. BUT, vegetable soup can have meats in it, different broths, different vegetables, added tomatoes, spices, and herbs. Its a never ending list. This soup was fun to create, and easy to … Continue reading Feeling Veggie?
Need an appetizer for a party? or maybe something to snack on? These bites are perfect. You create the sizes so if you want a lot of bite size pieces cut them smaller. Simple. I have made these a dozen times and can finally make them without looking anything up like th amount of cream … Continue reading The Spicy Bite: Jalapeño Bites
It seems that the moment Autumn hits, so do invitations, appointments, and birthdays. My calendar is the most filled during the months of September and October. It seems that dinners are either on the go, or something simple at home. I found a way to cook something delicious, and do it on a busy day. … Continue reading Busy Day? Tell me about it.
After watching all these movies cooking food I did realize that none of them are themed or matched up well. I have found some Christmas movies that are easy to pair food, snacks, and drinks with. I think it should be a theme week!! I'll get on that the day after Halloween. … Continue reading Cherry Cheesecake Bars & Young Frankenstein.
This is a great start to the soup season. Don't forget about soup week in November/December. If you don't watch good old classic horror movies, then you might not know who/what Nosferatu is. Its basically the original vampire. It's a silent film, yes, silent. No spoken words, just music & words on the screen. It's … Continue reading Soup: Tomato, Beef and Macaroni & Nosferatu.