Kitchen Sink Cookies

Hello world (or small group of friends I made read my post)! I have a quite a treat for you today, the perfect cookies for any situation, yes any situation (save tea with the Queen of England, but how many of us are doing that anyway?) I call them Kitchen Sink Cookies, appealing, right? The… Continue reading Kitchen Sink Cookies

Minestrone Soup

‘Tis the season for soup. In my mind there is nothing more cozy and comfortable than a big, warm bowl of soup. Seasonal favorites includes: tomato-basil soup with grilled cheese (naturally), chicken noodle, matzo ball, and of course, minestrone. Minestrone soup is a thick soup from Italy. It can trace its origins all the way… Continue reading Minestrone Soup

Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

Every year when Halloween rolls around I love (need) to stock up on ginormous bags of Reese’s peanut butter cups. They are the best, hands down, of the peanut butter chocolate combo candy (Snickers are a close second place contender). They have the perfect ratio of creamy PB to chocolate. In my house they were… Continue reading Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

Kale Chips–not an actual potato chip substitute, mind you

Let’s get down to it: kale is good for you. There is no denying that. It is packed with iron, vitamin A, C, and K, antioxidants, calcium,  and is good for cardiovascular health as well (source).  The down side is it can be bitter when eaten. Not sure about you but I don’t want any… Continue reading Kale Chips–not an actual potato chip substitute, mind you

Pumpkin Pancakes: ‘Tis the Season

Yeah it’s trite and overplayed but pumpkins are one of the best Fall seasonal foods to roll around each year. Not only can you eat them, you can carve them up and shove a light inside them for a whole month. How multi-functional. What’s more impressive is the pumpkin’s ability to work just as well… Continue reading Pumpkin Pancakes: ‘Tis the Season