I had so many thoughts for this week’s blog. Lots of special dates are right around the corner: Mardi Gras, the beginning of Lent and Valentine’s Day! I thought it would be fun to try a king cake as I’ve never made one before. Or to share with you our go to “Fat Tuesday” dinner… Continue reading Palmiers: An Easy But Impressive Valentine Treat
It’s Super Bowl weekend! Eagles vs. Patriots. I’m not really into either team this year (sorry K-dog). But you know what I’m always into… Super Bowl food. Shocker, I know. Did you know Super Bowl is the 2nd biggest eating holiday of the year for Americans? Second only to Thanksgiving. I generally eat balanced meals… Continue reading Pigs In A Blanket
IT’S SOOO HOT!!!!! I can’t take it. There is no way anyone can be expected to cook anything when it is this hot out. If you walk outside to grill, you will burst into flames. If you turn your oven on when it is over 100 degrees outside… well, I just can’t even think about… Continue reading Summer Toasts – Because It’s Too Hot For Anything Else
I know the new year just began and everyone has decided to eat healthy and exercise. Way to go! But, it is also cold outside, the NFL playoffs start tomorrow and the National Championship game is on Monday. One should always strive to live a healthy lifestyle but there is nothing wrong with a little indulgence every now… Continue reading It’s Playoff Time
When we were at The Cook’s Atelier in Beaune, France we started our amazing meal with gougères. They are delicious little cheesy pastry puffs that are typically served at the beginning of a meal with a glass of champagne. They are also served during wine tastings and I believe they originated in the Burgundy region. So,… Continue reading Happy New Year!