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...

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Chicken Soba Noodle Stir-Fry

Chicken Soba Noodle Stir-Fry Recipe

This is a sponsored post, written by me for Just BARE®. If you look around in my recipe archives you are sure to notice that Asian recipes are at the top of my list of favorites.  A couple of weeks ago, we actually had astir-fry very similar to the one I’m...

Monday, January 6, 2014

happy new year.


It’s 2014!  2013 was a pretty great year so I have high hopes for this year as well.  I’m not talking monumental things.  I’m easy to please: I’d like some snow this winter; I want to drink hot coffee by a blazing fire; I want to eat really good...

Friday, January 3, 2014

Aunt Marion’s Kale Salad with Garlic-Shallot Vinaigrette

Date & Almond Kale Salad with Garlic-Shallot Vinaigrette

Please forgive me – I have been hoarding this special kale salad all to myself for weeks.  It all started at Thanksgiving.  I know!  I can’t believe I held out for so long.  Truthfully, we had a fabulous meal for Thanksgiving but the dish that everyone raved about?  This, Paul’s...

Friday, December 27, 2013

Top 13 of 2013

Top 13 of 2013

Ahh, the optional-but-somewhat-required “Top Post of the Year” Post.  I actually debated on whether to do this post or not.  I did it in 2011 when I started the blog, I did it last year because I did it the year before and this year, well, I wasn’t sure...

Thursday, December 19, 2013

No-Bake Peanut Butter Cornflake Bars

No Bake Peanut Butter Cornflake Bars

Most of you know that I work in group insurance.  All of my clients purchase different lines of insurance from different carriers for various reasons and they do so to provide health, life, dental, vision, etc. coverage to their employees.  I’m an account manager which basically means that I...