Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Glazed Vanilla Bean Tangelo Quick Bread

Glazed Vanilla Bean Tangelo Quick Bread

Last Thursday I came home to a box of the most beautiful tangelos from my friends at Harry & David. It goes without saying that I can eat my weight in Harry & David pears, but tangelos?  I’m not really a huge citrus fan.  So, eh, they are probably OK....

Friday, February 14, 2014

Five things.

five things

1. I miss that view.  Our vacation was incredible and I might already be planning the next! 2.  Along with the view, I miss the coffee from the Dominican Republic.  If you live there, or are visiting there in the near future, will you please bring me some more...

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Horseradish Jalapeno Popper Dip

Horseradish Jalapeno Popper Dip

Lately I have been in a little bit of a dream-land imagining all the ways to use horseradish.  Totally weird, yes.  I don’t really love horseradish but my love for wasabi has somewhat made me a believer in horseradish.  My mother-in-law makes a really incredible shepherd’s pie and puts...

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...