Honey Mint Lime Fruit Salad and $250 Whole Foods Giveaway Basket

April 4, 2015
honey fruit salad

A few weeks ago I went to a “Share The buzz” event at Whole Foods in Princeton, NJ. The staff at Whole Foods brought in a panel of experts to share with us how important bees are to our food supply. They pollinate over hundreds of fruits and vegetables as well as pollinate the grasses […]

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Pasta E Fagioli

March 26, 2015
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Say this with me. Pasta Faaaaaa Zooooool. Easy, right? I just wanted to make sure you knew how to pronounce this dish. Every Italian family has their own version of this peasant dish. It traditionally is a hearty soup of pasta and beans but I make mine meaty and add some ham. Any type of leftover […]

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Banana Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookies

March 22, 2015

I am not going to lie to you. These cookies are good but they are not mind blowing enough to take to a party. They are not the kind you would hide from your kids to have late night with a glass of wine.  In fact, I want my kids to eat these cookies for snacks. They […]

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Preserved Lemon and Caper Shrimp

March 11, 2015
Preserved Lemon and Caper Shrimp

I jumped on the scale the other day and thought someone was playing a joke on me. I turned quickly and thought my husband or son had their foot on the edge on the scale. There was no foot to be found. Husband? Son? Daughter? Dog? Nope! Just me and my big ole butt. How could […]

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Think Spring : Five Easy Dinners!

March 2, 2015

Can you believe it’s March already? I am thinking spring. Mother nature likes to play jokes on us and we have freezing rain in the forecast all the time. You would not know that spring is around the corner with the 15 degree temperatures we have been having. Enough mother nature! So just to push things […]

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Cherry Almond Smoothie

February 14, 2015
Cherry Almond smoothie

Happy Valentine’s Day! There has been lots of Valentine’s Day candy laying around my kitchen the last few days and it keeps finding it’s way in my mouth.  Caramels, M and M’s, chocolate hearts…it’s just not good. Actually, it’s tastes very good but you know exactly what I mean. Instead of a sweets recipe today, I need […]

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Last Minute Easy Superbowl Recipes

January 31, 2015

It’s the weekend! Are you still deciding what you are going to make for the big game? We are going to a party but I will not go empty handed.  So I am making a few things to bring. Frankly, I really am not into the game this year. The team that I like didn’t even make the […]

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The Best Meatball Recipe from It Ain’t Sauce It’s Gravy

January 29, 2015
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I hope you are hungry because today we are talking meatballs. Let me first tell you that I am a meatball snob. I very rarely order them at a restaurant. Back in the summer I had the opportunity to go to a wonderful media dinner at Martorano’s in Atlantic City.  Boy, does Steve Martorano know how […]

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Orzo Egg Drop Soup

January 21, 2015
orzo soup

I was a really odd child. I liked going to school and there were years where I did not miss a single day.  I loved getting the perfect attendance award in sixth grade.  That’s what you call a really nerdy twelve-year old, right? Considering we didn’t have cable TV, there were no reality TV shows, no cell phones […]

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Easy Ten Minute Wonton Soup

January 14, 2015
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Raise your hand if you like making new year resolutions. I don’t think many hands are raised. My hands are right on my computer keyboard.  I think new year resolutions stink. And if you really want my opinion, I think having January 1st as the first day of the year is not as good idea. Who wants to start the […]

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