We’re twenty plus days into a new year and I know we all have big plans. Maybe remodeling your kitchen is on your list for this year. I remember when we remodeled our kitchen a few years ago. There were so many choices in countertops, flooring, cabinets, lighting and appliances. And with technology moving at… Continue reading A Smart Fridge
Well, we finally had snow here in Connecticut. The white stuff covered our cars, our roads and caused quite a few fender benders (that wasn’t a good thing). But the rain came and quickly washed the snow away. Honestly, I wasn’t sad to see it melt. And according to our weather forecast there’s more on… Continue reading Perfect for a Chilly Morning – Blueberry Muffins
Or more precisely, when a friend from California mails you lemons because she’s up to her neck in them. Ellie has been packing the lemons up and mailing them out to her friends in the northeast and I gladly accepted her offer. So in my mailbox was a box of lemons. I knew it was… Continue reading When Life Gives You Lemons
How many more days until Christmas? We’re in the homestretch which means we’re racing against the clock. So I’ve decided to share with you one of my favorite, go-to desserts that you can whip up on very short notice. And your friends or guests will never know how easy it was. What you’ll need you… Continue reading Cranberry-Eggnog Pound Cakes
Feeling turkey overload? Or, are you in a turkey panic? It could be that the grocery stores are overflowing with cooking magazines focused on Thanksgiving. Food Network Magazine Cooking Light Fine Cooking EveryDay with Rachael Ray Good Housekeeping Bon Appetit I will be trying recipes from each magazine and I’ll share them with you.
In the summer I like to cook easy and I like my meals light. One of the best ways to cook easy in these hot, hot, hot temperatures is by grilling. But this gal can’t cook by the grill alone. So I use two pieces of equipment that I normally associated with cold weather, comfort… Continue reading Slow-Cooked Italian Pork Chops
Up until now my recipe for Spring Chicken has been a secret. You know, the secret-handshake, take to your grave kind of secret. But since I have this blog now I’ve decided I must share my recipes with the world. So, here’s my recipe for Spring Chicken and lets start with ingredients first. – Chicken… Continue reading Spring Chicken