Cannoli Dip

Cannoli Dip

Cannoli Dip I love, Love, LOVE, cannoli but it’s not often I get downtown to my favorite Italian restaurant to indulge in them. Not only that but the fancy varieties can cost upwards of about $5 each! So this weekend my daughter and I were spending the afternoon together as we do every weekend and…

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Sweet & Sour Meatballs costs less than half the amount of take out and feeds a family of four with some leftover and we can control the ingredients

Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Sweet and Sour Meatballs These meatballs are a little labor intensive but are well worth the extra effort. The flavor of the meatball alone is amazing but together with the homemade sweet and sour sauce is out of this world! This entire meal can still be put together in a very active 30 minutes or…

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These Pepperoni Pizza Pinwheels are pretty quick to assemble and can be made in advance of your party or event. Then just bake them off as needed.

Pepperoni Pizza Pinwheels

Pepperoni Pizza Pinwheels If you are a pizza lover like my family is, then you are going to love these pizza pinwheels! These are a fun appetizer or snack for game day or family fun night. We especially like to make these when we play cards with friends or board games with the kids. They are…

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Easy Edamame Hummus is ready in under 10 minutes with 10 ingredients of less!

Edamame Hummus

Edamame Hummus   I admit that I’m new to the Edamame Hummus scene. But from what I’ve tasted of it so far, I really like it. I like traditional hummus, too but the Edamame Hummus just has a certain “Je ne sais quoi” ( French meaning I don’t know what) about it that I really…

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This Stove Top Mac n Cheese is so good you won't even miss that boxed variety anyway so I encourage you to give it a try.

Stove Top Mac n Cheese

 Stove Top Mac n Cheese   Stove Top Mac n Cheese is one of my kids’ favorite lunch treats. Secretly, it’s one of mine, too. My Mom used to make this for me long before boxed mixes came around and it was always a favorite. I feel good about serving this, in moderation of course,…

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Easy beef pho has flavors that are fresh and bright and makes for a perfect lunch or dinner.

Easy Beef Pho

Easy Beef Pho Pho (pronounced fuh) is a traditional Vietnamese noodle soup consisting of broth, rice noodles, fresh herbs, and sliced meat. Although Pho is primarily served with either beef or chicken, variations also include shaved pork, charred pork belly, meatballs and poached eggs. Pho is one of my favorite go-to soups and is quick…

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Turkey, Thyme & Swiss Scones make the perfect quick breakfast and are delicious paired with a steaming bowl of soup,

Turkey, Thyme & Swiss Scones

 Turkey, Thyme & Swiss Scones Turkey, Thyme  & Swiss Scones are a delicious savory scone made for those of us who like to escape the more traditional sweet scones for a quick breakfast. My family eats these quite often and I find them to be particularly useful when we travel for a quick anytime breakfast…

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Everything No-Knead bread is so simple to make a 5-year old can do it! This bread is as easy as it is delicious!

No-Knead Bread

 No-Knead Bread Baking bread can certainly seem intimidating. I know it did for me at first. But after succeeding at my loaf, I was over the moon with delight. There really is nothing better than smelling a fresh loaf of bread baking in the oven and certainly nothing tastes as good as that first, still-steamy…

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Quiche Lorraine this traditional French dish is perfect for breakfast, brunch or even as a lite dinner.

Quiche Lorraine

When looking for a lite lunch or brunch idea quiche is the perfect dish.  It combines simple ingredients to make a wonderful custard like filling which is then baked in a flaky pastry crust.   The most common quiche is Lorraine, which is simply eggs, bacon and cheese, usually Swiss or Gruyere.  Most people associate…

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