When In France.

I couldn't put down this cookbook. "To build the living room before the kitchen of the house would be ruin." - Count of Neufchateau French Country Cooking by Mimi Thorisoon is fantastic. Its a thick, and by thick I mean I almost lost a limb when I picked it up. It's 336 pages of photos, … Continue reading When In France.

Vegetables from Martha.

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.

One Pot Meal: Tomato Pasta

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

What Is That? HPBBQ Chicken

Lets just say the photos do not do the chicken justice. It was moist, delicious, and so tasty.  My family likes to BBQ ribs, chicken, beef, you name it. But while sitting around the house trying to figure out what the heck to do with this chicken breast I realized I could just make a … Continue reading What Is That? HPBBQ Chicken

Feeling Veggie?

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?

The Spicy Bite: Jalapeño Bites

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

Busy Day? Tell me about it.

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.

Cherry Cheesecake Bars & Young Frankenstein.

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.

Soup: Tomato, Beef and Macaroni & Nosferatu.

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.

Party Snack: Bacon cheeseburger pinwheels!!

A few weeks ago Ricky and I attended at part at a friends house and we couldn't think of what to bring. Of course theres always wine, chips & dip, or beer. But we wanted to bring food, and something that was different. I found these pinwheels online and thought that they looked simple enough to … Continue reading Party Snack: Bacon cheeseburger pinwheels!!