Appetizers are a favorite of mine. In fact, sometimes I prefer to make a meal of appetizers so I can taste a little bit of everything. But I have to say, as much as I love appetizers year-round, appetizers...
A couple years ago, I wanted to re-create a bowl of white chili that I had in college. There was a small, secondary bookstore near campus called Brian’s Books that also had a café that severed this amazing, white...
My kids love Halloween and they’re obsessed with all the treats that come with it. While they’re running around the neighborhood knocking on strangers’ doors (ideally with dad or grandma if they’re young), you can be hanging out in...
Pudding is one of the easiest desserts to make and it’s of the treats that always makes my kids smile. Admittedly, I’m a great lover of pudding too (and ice cream). It’s not just the taste but it’s the...
There’s nothing that gets my kids more excited for holidays than special treats. Halloween is especially fun because of the gore that’s possible, the colors and, well, all the food has eyes. Aside from looks, most of the food...
Pumpkin Spice Lattes are my favorite. I wait every fall for them to come out at Starbuck and I love them most when the weather starts to turn – really turn – into fall. Those mornings when there’s frost...
I think we can safely say it’s officially apple season! Even though the weather here has still been hot, the apple orchards are in full bloom and full of families picking the sweetest, crunchiest varieties of apples to make...
The first time I had ceviche was only about 7 years ago. In fact, for at least a third of my life (basically childhood), I didn’t even like seafood. But the first time I had ceviche, it was sort...
Sweet potatoes have become such a buzzy food. With The Whole 30 Diet sweeping the nation periodically, sweet potatoes have become the filling starch of choice while all others have been banished to the naughty corner.I don’t believe in...
On the way home from our most recent road trip, we stopped at a Panera for dinner. I generally drink iced tea when we are out anywhere but this time, after 12 hours in the car, something about the...
I’ve been wanting to make tomato gazpacho for at least a month now. It’s one of those things I’ve been dying to try but just didn’t feel like I had the time to commit to make it, which was...
The fourth is just a few days away and if you’re looking for some fun, festive 4th of July drinks you’re going to want to add this one to your list. This simple mocktail is perfect for summertime and...
I know it’s summer but I think we can all agree that this year has been difficult and we could all use some good ol’ comfort food. Comfort food for me usually comes in the form of pasta and...
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I Sometimes people will ask me, “What’s your favorite food?”That is a pretty challenging question for me. I love so many different kinds of food from different cultures all over the world. I love that a lot of times...
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