I’m a little obsessed with meatballs. To me they’re sort of like the Italian taco in that they can be anything but Italian – like a taco can be anything but Mexican - and there are endless ways to...
You know how you sometimes just get cravings for something minty and indulgent? Other people get these right? Especially around St. Patrick’s Day when you know minty, green food is around every corner? It’s literally around every corner when...
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My daughter has become a little obsessed with the color pink. The only color she loves more is "rainbow", which obviously isn't one color at all. When it came time to decide which treat we were going to bring to...
One of my favorite drinks at Starbucks is a Raspberry Vanilla Latte, which I first discovered at 18. I’ve been drinking this during the cold months of the year for a very long time (with half the syrup please!). The...
This week we have been covered under a layer of ice on our little farm and temperatures haven’t been above freezing. We’re in the part of winter that’s hard. It’s grey all day, it’s cold and with Christmas way...

Jalapeño Popper Dip

If you love Jalapeño Poppers, then this Jalapeño Popper Dip will be your appetizer soul mate. I mean when you combine a bunch of cheese, fresh jalapeño and crunchy bread crumbs, what’s not to love? I haven’t always loved jalapeños...
My husband is a sucker for Chicken Alfredo. Throughout our early dating life it was his go-to dish anytime we went to an Italian restaurant. I’ve since convinced him to venture outside his comfort zone but it’s still one...

Barbecue Chicken Pizza

I love a good meal as much as anyone else. I love to take my time cooking, working on each component of the dish slowly and without pressure of hungry little people waiting in the wings. Unfortunately, that’s not how...
In the cooler months, I'm a sucker for a good, warm breakfast. On chilly mornings, almost nothing (sans coffee) helps me to feel better about the freezing temperatures and it's a bonus when I don't have to put much...
Do you ever feel like dinner is just one more chore at the end of the day? I'm usually so exhausted by the time 4:30 rolls around that it's har to muster up the energy to cook - especially during...
In March it will be five years since my Grandmother passed away and as the holidays pass year year I am reminded how much she loved to celebrate them. She loved spending time with the family, taking in the...
Do you have problems getting your kids to eat their veggies? I do, unfortunately. There are some my daughter will eat including broccoli and carrots and corn, but my son will not eat a single veggie unless it comes...
I don’t like mushrooms. In fact, I go out of my way to pick them out of things. You’ll sometimes see me put them into recipes because I do believe they contribute a flavor, but I usually leave them out....
Whether you’re a fan of New Year's or not, the night of Dec. 31 is another one of those holidays where you get to celebrate life with the ones you love. As a mom with young kids, I want...
Did you know candy canes were originally created in order to keep children quiet in church? According to the folklore story, the choirmaster at the Cologne Cathedral in Germany wanted to keep children quiet during a long performance at the...
Around the holidays, or really any time you’re serving a crowd, I believe that easy desserts are some of the best desserts. Hosting can be so stressful when you’re in charge of the food, décor, cleaning the house and...

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