Jokers ‘n Thieves

Jokers ‘n Thieves is the newest hot spot on Canton Square and giving long timers like Mama’s on a Half Shell and Claddaugh a run for their money on the food front. Needless to say, I was eager to acceptRead more…

Single Serve Peanut Butter Cookie Dough

I admitted it before, I love cookie dough. I might even enjoy cookie dough more than I do baked cookies. Sometimes when I want a sweet treat, I make myself a little bowl of single serve eggless cookie dough. AfterRead more…

Red, White and Blue Cherry Pie #sundaysupper

Happy Memorial Day, foodie friends. While many of us are planning cookouts and spending time with friends and family, please remember to take a moment to remember why we have Memorial Day. Soldiers have given life and limb to provideRead more…

Quick Apple Cake with Salted Caramel

Nothing is more American than apple pie… well okay, maybe baseball. Just as American is quick apple CAKE! Quick Apple Cake lingers between pie, cake and pastry. Instead of using classic, crumbly pie crust, I used buttery and flaky pre-madeRead more…

Iced Almond-Lemon Loaf Cake

I made a New Year’s Resolution, did you? Instead of making one to lose an astronomical amount of weight or even vow to be healthier (which I fail annually), I resolved to cook at least once per week from myRead more…

Slow Cooker Italian Beef Hoagies

I know many folks think of the slow cooker for winter meals, but I actually prefer it in the summer. Instead of heating up the house with the oven or stove, the warmth is contained. I can throw something inRead more…

Pane e Vino Of Little Italy

Whether you are looking for a quick bite or romantic tryst, the new Pane e Vino, Italian for “bread and wine,” is the perfect locale. Nestled on High Street in Little Italy, the mirrored and sparkling décor will draw youRead more…

Pink Lemonade Cupcakes

Need a quick, cute but super simple treat to tote along to backyard BBQ’s and spring work pot lucks? Check out my Pink Lemonade Cupcakes! Can I tell you a secret? I am a terrible cupcake decorator. Like seriously bad.Read more…

Oreo Cookie Flower Cupcakes

Oreo Cookie Flower Cupcakes are festive cupcakes that are fun to make with the kids and use American’s favorite cookie, Oreo! It is not a secret, I am a terrible cake decorator, so I have to find ways to makeRead more…

Homemade Enchilada Sauce

Making enchilada sauce at home might be easier than you think. The best part is that you can control the heat to keep it cool for kids or spicy, sweat inducing for adults who like it hot, hot, hot! EnchiladaRead more…

No Bake Horse Cookies

A horse walks into a bar… the bartender asks “why the long face?” Why Horse Cookies? Because thy can be used for all types of fun equine events. While my mind tends to think of the Triples Crown Races, TheRead more…

Aldo’s of Little Italy

Have you ever entered a space and instantly felt at home? This is how I felt when I entered Aldo’s of Little Italy on a Tuesday evening at 4:20 p.m.. The energy and staff were instantly welcoming, and although theRead more…