Posted in April 2012

Chicken with Artichokes and Angel Hair

Chicken with Artichokes and Angel Hair

A quick and simple post for a quick and simple (and delicious!) meal!  Don’t have a whole lot of time but want to prepare an impressive dish? Try Chicken with Artichokes and Angel Hair! A few side notes – I season my chicken first and then “dredge in flour”.  Depending on the recipe, I may also season … Continue reading

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Margarita Cupcakes with Salted Lime Buttercream!

Margarita Cupcakes with Salted Lime Buttercream!

Northern California hit the mid to high 80’s (low 90’s in a few places)  for a few days and many of us complained. Myself included!  I love being able to wear skirts, summer dresses, flip-flops and sandals. I love BBQ’s and warm evenings spent outdoors enjoying cold drinks and good conversation. I love the sweet smell … Continue reading

Strawberries n’ Cream Cupcakes!

Strawberries n’ Cream Cupcakes!

I attended a wedding recently where one of the appetizers served consisted of artichokes and cream cheese wrapped in delicate phyllo dough. It was absolutely heavenly! So delicious in fact, that I thought about those little artichoke and cream cheese pockets all weekend! Who am I kidding!? I’m still thinking about them!! I’m not sure how a savory … Continue reading

Not Your Ordinary Chicken Salad!

Not Your Ordinary Chicken Salad!

Have you ever felt so far behind that you do the bare minimum to get thru the week? I’ve been so busy and on the go lately that I’ve neglected doing a true grocery shopping trip, resulting in multiple trips to the store throughout the week to pick up a few items here and there, often … Continue reading

Sinfully Fantastic Potatoes!

Sinfully Fantastic Potatoes!

You know that dish that you really shouldn’t eat, but can’t help but eat because it’s just too damn good to pass up?? Yep, that’s these potatoes! Sinful Potatoes didn’t get their name because they’re healthy for you!  Not only are they sinful, they’re to die for and they’re super simple to prepare if you … Continue reading

Deviled Eggs!

Deviled Eggs!

In addition to chocolate bunnies, marshmallow peeps, malt balls and colorful jelly beans, when I think of Easter I think of deviled eggs! What better use for those beautifully dyed and decorated eggs strategically hidden by the Easter Bunny in tall grass, flower pots, within shoes and teetering on tree branches. I mean really, what is … Continue reading

Miette

Miette

On my actual birthday I wanted to go shooting. So an afternoon spent with my dad at the gun range, it was.  To end my birthday week however, I wanted to do something a little more girly.  A cookie decorating class with my long-time friend Nicole and sister Laura sounded perfect! A few weeks before … Continue reading