I always cook our family’s Christmas dinner and this year was no different except I wanted to do something I had not done in years. Homemade ravioli. The thought if it just made me smile. My grandmother and I used to make them years ago and I even remembered the recipe! The only problem was […]
I am going to be the first to admit that this blog is inspired by my new commitment to health and getting in shape. Taking hot yoga for the last month with my son has been such a joy and a fun way to get in shape. I can’t wait to see our improvement in […]
“I was 32 when I started cooking, up until then I just ate.” ~ Julia Child Winter is fast approaching which means colder and rainy days are coming. That’s the bad news. The good news is it is comfort food season! If nothing else I love this time for the food. Stew’s, chili, and I […]
“Food, friends,family and football. Must be Thanksgiving!” ~ Me Do you like the holidays or does the thought of them get you down? Like it or not here they come and we lead off with Thanksgiving. I love this holiday. I can’t think of anything better than hanging out with my family and friends for […]
“Grandmas never run out of hugs or cookies” ~ unknown Do you have a grandmother who is still alive? If you do I consider you blessed as I have lost both of mine. But the other day as I was deep cleaning I found a baker’s rolling pin that I bought for her in Hawaii. […]
I was going through a cooking magazine the other day and found a recipe that looked so good. I looked at all the ingredients and thought I would give it my own twist. I call it Fennel Rubbed Chicken with Herb Salsa. What you will need for 4 people: Print Yum Fennel Rubbed Chicken with […]
Are you a health nut? Even if you are not you might try spirulina. What is it you ask? It is a blue-green algae grown in tropical places around the world and grown in freshwater. It is considered one of the top 10 superfoods. Did you know it has 280% more antioxidants than blueberries? Or […]
“People who love to eat are always the best people” ~ Julia Child Do you enjoy cooking? Do you happen to have a favorite cooking device that you can’t live without? I think we all do and mine happens to be my cast iron skillet. I remember when I got my first one for a gift. I […]
“A picnic is more than eating a meal, it’s a pleasurable state of mind.” ~ Deedee Stovel Not too long ago I booked some tickets for a jazz festival at the Ste. Michelle Winery. It had been about 3 years since I last went there but I was already feeling the excitement. I was also excited for […]
Have you ever been to a farmers market? I imagine most of you had. What do you enjoy the most about it? The fresh and local produce? All of the unique crafts or all if the wonderful food? Whatever the reason we can all agree that they are fun to attend especially on a nice summer […]
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