Manicotti for Two

When the world seems to shine like you’ve had too much wine, that’s amore. Wiser words were never spoken, Mr. Dean Martin ....more

Quinoa with Spinach, Tomatoes and Artichokes

The first time I attempted to make quinoa was a disaster. I followed the directions on the bag, which sounds like the correct thing to do, right? Well, nowhere in the directions did it say to rinse the quinoa before cooking it ....more

Pasta Fagioli Soup

For some reason, I get the feeling it’s a “guilty pleasure” or embarrassing to like Olive Garden. I guess because it’s corporate and not a mom ‘n’ pop restaurant, which I understand...more

Soft Ginger Cookies

Once upon a time, last year to be exact, my place of employment...more

Baked Soft Pretzels

Dip them in yellow mustard. Make the easy dip recipe (provided below) and bathe them in the melted, cheddar-y mess. Slice them, and stack some corned beef and sauerkraut in the center ....more

Cheesy Cauliflower Pancakes

I know what you might be thinking. Cauliflower? Pancakes? ...more

I Met Alton Brown!

Chris and I had an exciting weekend! Last night, we attended the Alton Brown Edible Inevitable Tour at the Aronoff Center in downtown Cincinnati. We’ve been big fans of his for years now, so this opportunity was a no-brainer. Also a no-brainer? Paying a little extra to meet him before the show. ...more

I Met Alton Brown!

Chris and I had an exciting weekend! Last night, we attended the Alton Brown Edible Inevitable Tour at the Aronoff Center in downtown Cincinnati. We’ve been big fans of his for years now, so this opportunity was a no-brainer ....more

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Are you carving a pumpkin right now? If so, you’re pretty talented because you’re surfing the Internet and reading a blog at the same time you’re wielding a dangerous carving knife. PUT THE KNIFE DOWN AND CONCENTRATE. AND LOOK AT THE PUMPKINS WE CARVED. ...more

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Are you carving a pumpkin right now? If so, you’re pretty talented because you’re surfing the Internet and reading a blog at the same time you’re wielding a dangerous carving knife. PUT THE KNIFE DOWN AND CONCENTRATE ....more