Recipes · Salads, Sides & Sauces

Always Stick To The List! (almost always)

I would always advise you to go to the grocery store full and with a list. If you don’t you always end up buying things you don’t need and/or things that sound good at that exact moment (but almost never the next day). Sale items are also a weak spot for me. For example, if… Continue reading Always Stick To The List! (almost always)

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Ever Have A Kid That Won’t Eat?

A couple things have been happening around here. I have a daughter who is suddenly scared of choking and therefore, won’t eat. It is very odd to me (completely irrational) but apparently we are not the first parents to go through this. This same daughter is VERY attached to her stuffed animal, Bunny. Poor Bunny… Continue reading Ever Have A Kid That Won’t Eat?

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Our Day At The Cook’s Atelier

I was looking forward to our entire trip to France but I absolutely could not wait for our cooking class day in Beaune (pronounced Bone)! I’m not usually one to get excited. I prefer to have low expectations and then be pleasantly surprised. But I just couldn’t help it. I was beside myself with anticipation… Continue reading Our Day At The Cook’s Atelier

Italian · Recipes · Salads, Sides & Sauces

Giada’s Tri-Colore Orzo Pasta Salad

My sister LOVES Giada De Laurentiis! Because of my sister, several of Giada’s recipes are now staples in our house.  The first time I had this pasta salad, my sister made it and brought it to a party. It was delicious. Since then I have made it dozens of times. Everyone always loves it.  It… Continue reading Giada’s Tri-Colore Orzo Pasta Salad