Sometimes I like to mix it up a bit and go for sweet potato fries instead of its less colorful cousin. The problem, though, is that they generally don’t get all that crispy. They just kind of lay there. ...more
This ice cream is a cinch. An absolutely cinch. No cooking, no cooling, no churning, no icy lumps. It’s in the freezer within 15 minutes and ready to eat just two hours later. It’s incredibly soft and creamy while being rich and decadent from the ...more
Hummus is one of the easiest healthy appetizers to whip up and serve for nearly any occasion. From an intimate family gathering to a backyard barbecue, this simple blend of chickpeas and seasonings seems to fit.Paired with gluten-free pita bread, ...more
This past weekend, a new documentary hit theaters that asks hard questions about what Americans eat and why. Fed Up examines the effect of added sugar on the American diet and our high rates of childhood obesity and chronic disease, and asks hard ...more
Hope your week is going well, we've been enjoying plenty of sunshine and deck time! Sofia will stay out there until it's bedtime, which has been great, cooking dinner is 100 times easier when she's occupied. ...more
When I started this journey of finding the right combination of foods to make the perfect fruit smoothie, I tried many things and--yes--experienced some really bad smoothies. Yet, I'm so excited that I started this journey because I feel that I'm getting to the "perfect fruit smoothie" stage. Let’s set a basic foundation first.
Having a husband in the wine industry means we have A LOT of corks lying around. No, it's not from all the wine we drink (I promise), but it is pretty cool. I mean, think of all the project possibilities! Today, we attempted our first cork project, and I will say these coasters came out pretty cute! So if you want to give it a try (I am sure you have some corks lying around, right?), here is how we did it.
This past weekend was a fun one. Friday kicked off with the 4th of July which was laid back with just Dusty and myself. We grilled steaks, corn and had baked potatos accompanied by some of Julie's Famous Daiquiris .Read more from Chimichurri Shrimp Salad at The Girly Girl Cooks...more
Pierre Hermé is my #1 spot for macarons. I tasted them two years ago when I went to Paris for my honeymoon, and during our recent Europe trip, I had to go again. There are several locations in Paris, and we ended up revisiting the very first one we went to from our first trip .Read more from Pierre Hermé at Kirbie's Cravings...more
These Spaghetti and Meatball Calzones make a quick weeknight meal and are a great way to use up any leftover spaghetti. Chicken Legs loved these! He took one bite and said "These are great!" He doesn't usually like spaghetti, so these sound like a winner to me!I precooked the pasta and refrigerated it until I was ready to make dinner .Read more from Spaghetti & Meatball Calzones at Plain Chicken...more
If you’ve ever been to the Yard House and had their garlic noodles, you know that they are amazing but also probably filled with 1/2 lb of butter and enough sodium to last you a week. Read more from Garlic Peanut Soba Noodles at A Sunshiny Day...more
Hey, hi! It's time for some real deal, serious high hat cupcakes! The post Hot Fudge Brownie and Double Scooped Ice Cream Sundae High Hat Cupcakes…in a Cone! Read more from Hot Fudge Brownie and Double Scooped Ice Cream Sundae High Hat Cupcakes…in a Cone! at Half Baked Harvest...more