Peaches and Cream: A Healthy Version

I love peaches. Just the word "peaches" makes me think of summer orchards in the country, full of plump, sweet peaches, ready to be picked and eaten. I consider myself one lucky girl when it comes to peaches, since I live in Georgia and near South ...more

5 Ways to Make Quick Pickles

As Alton Brown says, “If you’ll just take a little time to learn a few basic procedures, not only the whole produce section, but the whole world, will be your pickle … and good eats.” It’s true: Quick pickles all sort of follow a pattern. You’ll be ...more

How to Make the Perfect Cobb Salad

Many of the fresh summer veggies that are usually spilling off my kitchen counter at this time of year have yet to make an appearance, because it's been so darn cool this summer (at least where I live!). But has that stopped me from creating ...more

5 Healthy Breakfasts You'll Love

Do you hate eating breakfast? Then don’t come over to my house. This meal will often have me making 12 servings of oatmeal, two or three dozen eggs, three loaves of whole-grain bread, a one-kilo tub of yogurt, or 24 whole-grain waffles, plus ...more

3 Ways to Transform Traditional Pesto

One of the most simple, delicious sauces is a classic pesto. Traditionally, pesto genovese, which is named after its originating home in Genoa, Italy, is a simple sauce made from nuts, cheese, garlic, basil, olive oil, and salt. While pine nuts are ...more

How to Chop an Onion Resentfully

1. Stare at onion. Realize how much you hate cutting onions. They make you cry, but not the reason normal people cry....more
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One-Pan "Practical Pork Chops" in Half an Hour

So, what's so practical about this pork chop recipe? Well, it incorporates all my favorite flavors to combine with pork (apples, onions, mustard, honey) in one roasting tray. It's also easy, takes about half an hour to make, and there's only one pan to wash up—what could be more practical than that? ...more
Truth is...I never say no to a pork chop! I'll be adding this to my list... Thank you!more

6 Blogs With Pie Recipes That Will Inspire You to Bake

Whether you're looking for new ideas for the last of the summer fruit or looking forward to fall flavors like pumpkin and apple, follow these blogs for creative new ideas, no-fail techniques, and well-tested recipes for the pies of your dreams. ...more
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from shaky faith to renewal in Christ...

It's funny (well not "funny" really, but you know what I mean) how something like being pregnant can take your faith and shake it all around. I mean, flip it upside-down and leave your head spinning....more

Gefilte Fish & Moroccan Spicy Fish for Rosh HaShanah 5775

Nearly 70 years old, Avigdor Brueh, the executive chef at the Hilton Tel Aviv, orchestrates a gigantic kitchen, which serves hundreds, flawlessly, year-round. During Rosh Hashanah the Hilton, with its many regulars—some who have come for the last 30 years—and new guests alike, serves approximately 500 guests at table service. Read more » ...more


Are yoga pants your look of choice? Do your friends ask you why you dressed up if you are wearing something other than a hoodie and jeans? Do you stand staring at a closet full of clothing yet have nothing to wear? ...more

Stir fried Aloe Vera Curry

 A very healthy and nutritious stir fry made with Aloe Vera  The Aloe Vera plant has many cosmetic and medicinal properties.It is full of antibiotics which will fight off infections. It cures ulcers , prevents constipation, cures bacterial infections inside the stomach, reduces cholesterol, regulates blood sugar, soothens joint inflammation especially arthritis related swelling and much more. ...more

Piñata Decorated Cookie Photo Tutorial

We are celebating the Hispanic Heritage month  at home, preparing some of our favorite meals, spending time with the family and decorating some piñata cookies. Photo Tutorial at Mil grageas.  ...more

Birthday Mini Cakes with Mocha & Halva Frosting (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

I’m 25 today!!! It must be a food blogger birthday tradition, to make your birthday cake...more

How to make Lachcha Paratha

Crispy, flaky and multi layered wheat flour Indian bread...more

Vegetarian Stuffed Grape Leaves

I have been dreaming of making a vegetarian stuffed grape leaves for months now. Not that my mom’s classic stuffed grape leaves aren’t perfect (which they are!). I grew up on eating the families simplified version with as little as 3 ingredients (not including lemon slices and water) ....more

27 Tasty After School Snacks Ideas

27 tasty after school snack ideas are just the thing you need to brighten your day. Here’s the beauty of a “snack recipe” though… it can be used for game night, family functions, evenings at home, instead of dinner; there’s always a reason to makes snacky foods! I love snack foods so a bunch of these recipes are mine, but there’s also a whole lot of other blogger’s recipes mixed in ....more

Shading a Baseball Mitt Cookie

I'm first generation computer literate. I grew up with paper. My elementary school got computers when I was in the 4th grade ....more