Caramel Fudge Banana Cake

A delicious and moist banana cake is topped with a crunchy sweet caramel fudge frosting. I recently cleaned out the fridge freezer, since it wasn’t freezing things properly. It was over stuffed so I brought some items to our chestRead more…

Japanese Eggplant Carrots & Shiitake Mushrooms

∫I guess it is is pretty obvious where the word “side dish” originated from. Basically a filler on a plate to showcase the main dish. Underrated? Perhaps. However, necessary to complete the main stream dinner plate. Typically, there are one…maybeRead more…

Baked Cod with Warm Tomato Salad

A French inspired preparation of a beautiful loin of cod makes you feel like you are dining out in a fine restaurant but without the hefty restaurant price! While I was growing up we did not eat much fish inRead more…

Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sweet “meats” salty in these ultra chewy cookies bursting with sweet chocolate chips and smoky bacon. Chocolate chip cookies are my all time favorite dessert. I’m constantly looking for ways to reinvent then. Please check out Exhibits A, B, andRead more…

Glazed Cherry Yeast Coffee Cake

Glazed Cherry Yeast Coffee Cake is a very tender, light cake made with, yes…yeast! This is a wonderful recipe to break the ice if you’re not an experienced yeast baker. The biggest difference you’ll see in the dough is thatRead more…

Starbucks Turkey Rustico Panini Made Skinny

I love this sandwich at Starbucks and decided to make a skinny, home version. Their sandwich has turkey, smoked Swiss cheese, Dijon mustard, sweet onion marmalade and baby kale on focaccia. It’s yummy but pretty high in fat and caloriesRead 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…

Oreo Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oreo Chocolate Chip Cookies: Chewy cookies loaded with gooey chocolate chips, sprinkles, and crunchy oreo cookies. Ever have one of those days where you just want to drown yourself in all your favorite junk foods at once? STOP PUT THERead more…

Grilled Balsamic Glazed Sausage & Pepper Skewers

Sumer is almost here! The bbq’s, picnics, sun-filled days and warm airy nights. The kids running around until nearly bed time and swimming every weekend. The beach, the sand..our very first kayaking trip out East. The tune of the iceRead more…

Super-Easy Lemon Bars

A while back I reviewed Christina Tosi’s book, Milk Bar Life on my book blog. Shortly after that, I wrote about the ranch dip mix in the book. But that recipe was a Milk Bar recipe, and not really oneRead more…

Easy Bacon Ranch Dip

Crispy bacon, cheddar cheese, and ranch come together in this super easy 5 ingredient dip. The perfect easy appetizer for parties, the Super Bowl, or just regular old snacking. My family is divided into 2 main camps. 1. Spicy foodRead more…