My 100th post: Reflections and Goals

(Cue balloons and confetti… oh, and presents are OK, too!) Hooray for my 100th post!! Woooo! Well, we’ll just pretend this is my 100th post. It’s actually 102, but this has been a thoroughly crappy week so I blew right past it. Today, however, is a better day. I started my blog in March, when… [read more]

Everyday Eats

Squash blossoms, stuffed, and baked into the middle of a muffin? Yup. I’m constantly impressed by the recipes I find while blogreading. There are so many talented, passionate and wildly creative people out there, and the inspiration is enough to make me feel like there aren’t enough days in a lifetime to sample all the… [read more]

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]

Fried Green Tomatoes

I’m not sure what it is about fried green tomatoes that makes me want to learn how to cook them perfectly. Sure, I loved the movie, and that is where I first learned of their existence, but it goes beyond that.  If you do a recipe search for fried green tomatoes, you’ll find a lot… [read more]

Mommy and Me Hummus Recipe

I have been accused of being a little too cautious when it comes to introducing solids to my son. My response? Well, I’ll let you guess. I care…really care…about the relationship my son has with food, so yes, I’m pretty careful. The way I see it, that’s my job as his mother, so he doesn’t… [read more]