My Favorite Way To Do Deep Dish

I was born in Jersey, and raised on Long Island, with an Italian mom. So, yeah. I like pizza. But as much as I like a good New York-style foldable slice, covered in thick cheese and loads of garlic and mushrooms, I like this kind even more… The bakery I used to work in might… [read more]

A Giveaway: Win Anything You Want!

Lately, the blog world has been abuzz with fun product reviews and giveaways from CSN. What is CSN, you ask?  CSN is online shopping at its best, with over 200 online stores where you can find everything from dinnerware and dog beds to strollers and saute pans! You can view all 200+ stores here. If you need it,… [read more]

Dark Chocolate Beet Cupcakes with Pom Blueberry Glaze

Fall must be on the way, because I’m starting to feel the need to bake.  I don’t bake much anymore. That probably has something to do with the tiny man running around my house. I also don’t eat many baked goods these days, so it kind of works out. But after spending more than 15… [read more]

Buh-bye, French Fry

In our house, Friday night is take-out night. Last night, I made what I thought was a pretty good choice: a grilled tuna sandwich.  Of course, as usual, that pretty good choice came with a giant pile of fries. As I sat and ate those fries, I became aware of the fact that I did… [read more]

Mama Soul Food: Honey Ginger Overnight Oat Pancakes with Sauteed Cinnamon Peaches

Yesterday, I had a banana for lunch. Not a good idea.  While a banana might be a perfectly healthy choice for a snack, it’s not exactly a well-balanced lunch, and I spent  most of the day feeling sluggish and tired, and frankly, uninspired. Can you really trace all that back to a meager lunch? I… [read more]