Bread & Butter Gluten Free Cookbook – Book Review & All-Purpose Puff Pastry Dough Recipe

Gluten sensitivity sucks. Especially if you’re a bread-loving half Italian like myself! Instead of picking up dry rice bread (sounds appealing, doesn’t it? NOT!) if you can still make awesome substitutes so you don’t lose all of the foods you love, you are set. We’ve got gluten sensitive family members, and we’ve recently given in […]

Pennsylvania Dutch Red Beet Eggs Recipe

These Pennsylvania Dutch red beet eggs are to die for, especially if you love anything pickled. The Amish really know how to cook, and they are well known in these parts for their red beet eggs. This recipe takes hard boiled, pickled eggs a step further with red beets. My mom gave me her prized […]

Swirled Cheesecake Brownies

Swirled Cheesecake Brownies Makes 24 bars Ingredients: For The Cheesecake Topping 4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon non-fat plain yogurt 1/4 cup sugar 1 large egg For The Brownie Layer 1/4 cup strong (or prepared instant) coffee, or black tea 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (Hershey’s […]

Minute® Rice Cheesy Rice {Recipe}

    I was given the opportunity to try out Minute® Rice along with a recipe of my choosing. I chose to compliment a meal with their cheesy rice recipe.  The meal consisted of roast beef, mashed potatoes, corn, cheesy rice with sauerkraut or beef gravy optional. Hearty meal to be sure. The recipe is simple and […]

Are You Ready for Dexter?

I don’t know about you, but I cannot wait until Sept 30 for the Season 7 premier of Dexter. So When I came across these awesome Dexter cupcakes by Polish the Stars, they appealed to my geeky side and I just had to share! What a great idea for hosting a night of fun for […]