Posted in September 2011

Winna Winna Turkay Dinna!

Winna Winna Turkay Dinna!

“Try it. Just try it!” was what my mom said the night she introduced our family to ground turkey. I remember that evening like it was yesterday. I don’t remember the date. That would just be crazy! ūüėČ I walked into the kitchen to see what my mom was making for dinner. She was making … Continue reading

Mayonnot

Mayonnot

Oil, egg yolks & vinegar.¬†Three ingredients that when used independently (and in pairs), I have no aversion to. But when the three are¬†mixed together to make the widely used condiment, ¬†Mayonnaise…¬†all bets are off! OK, “all” may be a strong word.¬†¬†How bout, most bets are off.¬† I love steamed artichokes with mayo (preferably with lemon, … Continue reading

Kiss My Sweet… Cupcake!!

Kiss My Sweet… Cupcake!!

Cupcakes!! Is there anything sweeter than a precious little cupcake, perfectly frosted and delicately decorated!? Literally and figuratively!? I think not. ūüôā Anyone who knows me (I mean, really knows me! Though that’s not very hard – you just have to pay attention! ;)) knows I have fascination, ummm well, eh hem.. OBSESSION, with cupcakes! … Continue reading

Comfort in Cream Cheese

Comfort in Cream Cheese

Have you ever had one of those days where nothing (food wise) sounds good to you? You don’t want anything greasy & unhealthy.¬† You don’t want anything heavy.¬† The thought of a salad puts you over the proverbial edge.¬† You know what you don’t want. But for the life of you, can’t figure out what … Continue reading

Don’t Crowd the Mushrooms!

Don’t Crowd the Mushrooms!

Don’t crowd the mushrooms! Something I’ve heard a number of times, but it wasn’t until I actually listened that I was introduced to the most delightful dish of succulent saut√©ed fungi. EVER. Like most things in life, mushrooms need room to mature & flourish.¬† Space to peak & reach¬†their highest potential. Crowding causes suffocation, restricting … Continue reading

Panini me please!

Panini me please!

I love saying the word, Panini! ¬†Panini. Panini. Panini. Ok. I think it’s out of my system. Panini!! ūüôā¬†Who doesn’t love a grilled sandwich consisting of toasted bread, melted cheese (some of us could stop here and be satisfied! ;)) and the numerous¬†combinations of other fixin’s!?¬†All their flavors coming together to create a most savory … Continue reading

FroYo YO!

FroYo YO!

I don’t know if it’s that I’ve been living under a rock, or if¬† it’s my old-school ways and stubbornness, but I will admit, I am behind the times! ¬†Many will say it’s a combination of the¬†three.¬† Luckily this blog isn’t about what they think! ūüėČ I’ve seen¬†numerous posts for months (maybe even years),¬†¬†on Facebook, … Continue reading

Chili in the Summertime…

Chili in the Summertime…

I’m a member of a Bunco group and as a member, I have the honor of hosting Bunco once a year. As a host,¬†I provide appetizers, drinks, dinner, game snacks and dessert. Do you see a theme here!? We say we’re getting together to play a dice game, when in reality, it’s just an excuse … Continue reading