Category: recipes

Three Dinners in Three Days: A Review of Plated’s Subscription Service

Want to try Plated and get 2 plates for free? Click here! I’ll admit it: in the few minutes I scroll through Facebook every day, I was drooling over the dishes in Plated’s advertisements. It didn’t help that I was getting the feeling that my cooking and grocery shopping game was getting kind of lame. […]

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The Plague of Three Courses

Three Course Sunday Dinner Made Easy (But Doesn’t Sound Easy ;)): Roasted Chicken with Thyme, Garlic, and Lemon, Crab Meat Gnocchi with Melted Havarti and Gruyere, and a Spinach Pear Salad with Honey Dijon Dressing HOW TO BE CREATIVE WITH MEAL PLANNING FOR A PARTY… I usually don’t post three different menu items at once…but […]

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Influenster VoxBox #2: Reese’s Spreads in Peanut Butter Chocolate

I’ll admit it: at 8 months pregnant, I was pretty excited to receive this Influenster VoxBox. It’s like Influenster read my mind and said, “Here, have a Happy New Year.” And I did. As a very health conscious eater, the odds that I would seek out and buy Reese’s Spreads in the store are slim, […]

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All I Want For Christmas: Nutella Cookie Recipe

If you have never heard of Nutella, I am pretty sure you live under a rock. It’s the best known spread next to peanut butter. Nutella started as a breakfast condiment in Italy; however, it has become a staple in pantries worldwide. It tastes like a melted Ferrero Rocher. It’s great any time of day. […]

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Pasta Fazool (Fagioli) a.k.a. Pasta Frugal

  “When the stars make you drool just like a pasta fazool, …that’s amore!” Dean Martin said it, so it must be true. I cannot tell you how delicious Pasta Fagioli is. It reminds me of my childhood. It reminds me of my grandmother. It reminds me of why I fell in love with cooking […]

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