Friday, February 7, 2014

Heart-Shaped Frosted Shortbread Cookies

Heart-Shaped Frosted Shortbread Cookies

Well, if you live anywhere in or around the Midwest, you may or may not be thawed out yet.  If you don’t live in the middle of the country, let me fill you in: snomageddon part sixteen (not that I’ve been counting) dumped  on us this week.  That’s right, the minute...

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Garlic & Herb Pasta with Broccoli

Garlic & Herb Pasta with Broccoli

This pasta dish is probably about six years in the making.  To explain, I will need to take you back to my college days.  Back then, as now, I loved to cook and actually did cook often for roommates and friends.  There were a couple of restaurants in my...

Friday, January 24, 2014

Outshine Fruit Bars

Outshine Fruit Bars

You know, sometimes in the dead of winter, I crave a cold sweet treat.  This is not a joke – Paul even went on a hot fudge sundae run recently on a very cold night just because I had a craving.  However, if you are at all conscious about how you...

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

20-Minute Creamy Gorgonzola Pasta

20-Minute Creamy Gorgonzola Pasta

I don’t talk about beauty often but I think that will be the subject of this post, aside from Creamy Gorgonzola Pasta being the main subject.  So beauty – do you have any secrets?  I sure don’t.  It’s never really been at the top of my priority list.  I...

Monday, January 20, 2014

Shrimp Pad Thai Salad

Shrimp Pad Thai Salad

OK, so, I have actually surprised myself lately with the number of salads I have been eating.  Not necessarily because it’s January, but because I’m just craving them.   I guess maybe it started around Thanksgiving with Marion’s Kale Salad but I’m not really sure.  All I know is...

Friday, January 17, 2014

Spicy Popcorn

Spicy Popcorn

There are only a few things I love more than my multiple-night-per-week helping of popcorn – and that’s reader comments that give me amazing ideas to spice up my popcorn – literally.  This month I was featured in our local magazine in an article talking about food bloggers.  The...