Blueberry Balsamic Panna Cotta

You all know how much I adore panna cotta (just do a quick search with the words panna cotta in the search box above and you’ll find a plethora of flavors). It’s a super simple dessert that will literally only take you 10 minutes of “working” time. The rest of the time your refrigerator does the work ....more

Death By Chocolate Layer Cake

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Lavazza. My birthday falls in the month of July (I was an early firecracker as my Mom likes to say still to this very day, and I gotta admit, the description still fits). I’m one of those people that really digs birthdays and tend to celebrate it for at least a week if not more ....more

Creamy Garlic Aioli

While this may look like mayonnaise, Aioli isn’t mayonnaise. What’s the difference you ask?...more

Herb Crusted Pork Chops

These are pretty much my version of homemade Shake and Bake pork chops in grown up form. I would seriously get excited for shake and bake night growing up. There is something oddly exciting about shaking things up in a gallon zip top bag ....more

Refrigerator Bread and Butter Pickles

I have a lot of little quirks with food. For instance, I’m not a fan of cucumbers (I will totally pick them out if they’re in let’s say a salad) but I’m all about the PICKLES. I know, I know, it makes ZERO sense but try telling that to my taste buds ....more

Bacon Mushroom Butter Burger

Sometimes a girl just wants a big fat juicy burger. One that doesn’t require fourteen napkins or a bib around my neck would also be nice. This is that kinda burger ....more

Mango Chili Lime Ice Cream

Sweet. Spicy. Tart ....more

Blistered Shishito Peppers

Oh Shishito! I first had a taste of these babies in Austin a few years back at a seriously swoon worthy restaurant called Swift’s Attic. I’ve been dreaming of these peppers forever ....more

Creative Ways to Use Fresh Herbs

I’m sad to report that my garden tomato plants aren’t doing so hot this year. I think all the rain we’ve had is the culprit. While I’m extremely sad about the state of tomatoes in the bell’alimento household, the silver lining is my fresh herbs are going CRAZY ....more

Protect your Personal Data With M-Disc

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Mom it Forward and M-DISC. Opinions are my own. Always have been ....more