lemon

Lemon Risotto

I first had lemon risotto at our favorite local Italian restaurant, Enzo’s. It was one of the best risottos I’ve ever had, so rich, creamy and simple. I just...

noodles

Stir Fry Rice Noodles

We made this delicious noodle dish for the Chinese New Year. Hopefully it will bring us luck in the coming year! I made this dish with lots of vegetables...

Chicken Paella

Chicken Paella

Paella is one of those dishes I fell in love with the first time I tasted it. Nothing to me is more comforting than the flavor of saffron. My...

heart-chocolates

Heart Shaped Peppermint Patties

I’m not a huge fan of a ton of chocolate at Valentine’s Day, because it ruins my New Year’s Diet. However, a girl has to have a little, and...

heart-cookies

Heart Shaped Linzer Sandwich Cookies

I found the cutest heart-shaped linzer cookie cutter at the craft store the other day, and just couldn’t leave without it. I made these raspberry jam filled cookies yesterday....

pretzel-sticks

Chocolate Dipped Pretzels for Valentine’s Day

This is a really fun Valentine’s Day treat for your sweet and salty cravings. I used the large pretzel rods to make these chocolate covered pretzels with some leftover...

red-onion

French Red Onion Soup

Have you ever thought about making French onion soup with red onions? I did, and finally decided to give it a whirl. I also added red wine and some...

salad-2

Apple Pear Gorgonzola Salad

Here’s another really easy salad idea that would be perfect for cooler weather. It’s full of sweet fruit and tasty Gorgonzola cheese. I made the dressing with a little...

crepes

Chocolate Crepes with Raspberries

Here is a great idea for your Valentine’s Day breakfast. I made this morning for my little guy because he wasn’t feeling well yesterday. I was hoping these would...

salad

Raspberry and Scallop Salad

This is oh my gosh it’s so hot, but it’s suppose to be cold, I miss summer and I need to lose weight salad. Yes our weather here in...

buf-dip

Buffalo Chicken Dip

I have heard about this dip for  a while, but when I went to go find the recipe, it included lots of pre-packaged ingredients, including canned chicken. So, I...

Homemade Girl Scout Cookies: Cinna-Spins

Homemade Girl Scout Cookies: Cinna-Spins

This is the other homemade girl scout cookie I did last Friday. These are a little lower in fat, and covered in delectable cinnamon. I used McCormick’s Saigon roasted...

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