If you haven’t guessed already I’m a big fan of leftovers, and since I’m going back to being pretty strict with eating gluten free *and* saving money, they are even more important — especially when it comes to lunch. Most of the leftovers I ate a day or two later, but the items I could… Continue reading There’s No Rush to Eat Thanksgiving Leftovers
I stopped over my grandparents yesterday to say hello, and my uncle immediately told me he wanted to get rid of a box of cookbooks my grandmother has. But, before he trashed them, he asked if I wanted any of them. Of course I did! There were several meat-focused ones, which I left, but I… Continue reading Vintage Cookbooks
For as long as I can remember my Dad has loved pea soup, and it was always a big deal when my Mom would make it for him — like she “slaved” over it for hours. In reality, it’s a quick, hearty soup that you can make the same-day for dinner, have the next day… Continue reading Gluten Free & Vegan Pea Soup
Today is Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to supporting small businesses during one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year. We’ve compilied a list of some of our favorite small and family run food, wine and clothing businesses across the country that we love and hope you will consider supporting today. Some have… Continue reading Small Business Saturday: Food, Wine, Clothing
How was everyone’s Thanksgiving? Ours was actually a lot of fun — totally not what I was expecting, or wrote about the other day. We did end up making turkey and way more food than any of us could eat, which means tons and tons of leftovers. We visited my mom in the nursing home,… Continue reading Post-Thanksgiving Festivities
Wow — Can you believe it’s Thanksgiving already? This year flew. I spent Thanksgiving Eve cooking so all I would have to do is reheat everything today. Since we spend most of the day with my mom in the nursing home before going to my grandmothers, there’s not that much time to cook. So, I… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
Go ahead and gasp, but I’m still not 100 percent sure what I’m making tomorrow for Thanksgiving.Yes, really. Before you click off my website and never take my entertaining or cooking tips seriously again, let me explain. My family is small, and have never been one to make a big deal about holidays, well at… Continue reading What Should I Make for Thanksgiving?
These New York Giants tailgating cupcakes were so fun to make, and were the perfect addition to tailgating before Sunday’s game against the Philidephia Eagles. But, you don’t need to be at the stadium to enjoy them — make them for your next Giants game-day party! I usually use my Wilton pastry bags and tips… Continue reading New York Giants Tailgating Cupcakes
As soon as I spotted and read the package for the artichoke ravioli in Trader Joe’s — stuffed with three cheeses artichoke hearts and ripe olives — I wanted to try them in a light cream sauce. However, the $6 price tag on a half-pound block of asiago cheese, almost made me put it back… Continue reading Asiago Cream Sauce Over Artichoke Ravioli
Everything that could have gone wrong last night when I was trying to make my cream sauce for my artichoke ravioli did — and it all started with my Dad who when I told him what I was making said he makes the perfect cream sauce and I should try it. After raising some concerns… Continue reading Disastrous Cream Sauce