Slow cooking: ‘These are a few of my favorite things…”
Today I am cooking one of my favorite meals: smoked chicken, black beans and rice. Simple and wonderful. You can prepare the ingredients in no time, and then while everything slowly cooks, you can spend your day doing whatever tickles your fancy. What I am doing today is testing out my new rollerskates (yes skates – not rollerblades). It has... [Read more of this review]
By Popular Demand…Pumpkin Torte!
This year marked the second Thanksgiving that I gathered with my friends here in Vegas to celebrate and be grateful. Okay, who I am kidding? We gather to eat, drink and play games. The entire day is a pot luck extravaganza, including highlights such as Laura and Lisa’s bacon-wrapped dates, Chris’ amazing pork loin, and my personal favorite, Kimmy’s... [Read more of this review]
Getting to the “Heart” of It
We have all found ourselves in a random conversation where someone asks the age old question, “If you got to choose, what would be your last meal?” The answer is so easy for me…stuffed artichokes! Throw in a really nice steak and I would die a happy woman. Stuffed artichokes are my favorite food that I grew up eating as a kid. Mom... [Read more of this review]
If you ask anyone in my family what their favorite cookie is, the answer would be a unanimous outpouring of enthusiastic support for the one cookie that stands out above all others…the Sour Cream Cookie! Please pause for a brief moment of adoration…
I have baked Sour Cream Cookies with my mom and sister for as long as I can... [Read more of this review]
What a Crock!
Lately I have been on a health kick. Don’t worry-they never last. Every now and then I just recognize my body’s need to take a break from all the rich foods and wines that I seem to crave daily. During this temporary epiphany I keep myself focused by making sure I have one day where I can eat whatever I want. Gosh I sound hopeless don’t... [Read more of this review]
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