My stuffed peppers have come a long way and really evolved over the years. Before my Italian grandmother died, she made it her mission to teach me as many of her recipes as possible. I have fond memories of standing beside her in the kitchen and really taking in everything she was teaching me. My childhood memories are filled with Sunday pasta dinners in her small kitchen surrounded with our family members. I grew up referring to sauce as gravy, and we always ended our meal b
When life gives you lemons you make lemonade, and when your friend gives you eggs from her chicken coop...you make a damn good frittata! Living in the country has its advantages. For example, many of my neighbors and friends have chicken coops, and they are always happy to share their eggs. I don't really buy into the theory that eggs are bad for your cholesterol and your health. I believe they are a super food..meant for all to enjoy! The first time I experienced eating a fr
I found this picture online and have become completely obsessed. It's a Flour Shop in NYC original. I have not recreated it yet..but I am going to make it happen sooner than later. This screams...work of art cake decorating at it's best! And...the candy inside..dream come true! If you live in NYC, then you can purchase this at The Flour Shop. https://flourshop.com/ I don't think this is an impossible endeavor. I started researching colored cake mixes online and found Pillsbur
There are so many great chicken wing recipes, but the one I'm posting is E-A-S-Y and delish! Perfect for parties, summer outings, and an easy appetizer that all will enjoy. I'm not sure when I came across this recipe, but it can't be beat. My family devours these wings up. I make it a lot in the fall and winter, and it's a staple for football get togethers. 1 Bottle teriyaki sauce 1/4 Cup brown sugar 1/4 Cup honey 1 Teaspoon minced garlic 5 Pounds of wings Place chicken in a
If you haven't experienced a lake vacation, you must put this on your to do list. This was an amazing family week in Meredith, NH. After many years of vacationing on Martha's Vineyard, I decided that we MUST do something different. We had never been to Lake Winnipesaukee, and I had it in my head that, "We were going to a lake!" There are a lot of choices of towns to stay in along the lake: Meredith, Wolfeboro, Moultonboro, Guilford, Alton, and Laconia (popular for bike week).