Gnocchi in Tomato Broth Review


Recipe 39 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman I am very proud of this little dish! I was really nervous making gnocchi because it seems hard but Deb does a very kind job of encouraging her readers to understand it has been made out to be a tad more complicated then they may…

Wild Mushrooms Tart Review


Recipe 34 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman I’m not a fan of mushrooms so I was less then excited for this recipe but knew it would probably be a little better then I expected it to be. And I’m glad to say that it was. My feelings for mushrooms haven’t changed but…

Plum Poppy Seed Muffins Review


Recipe 3 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Plum Poppy Seed Muffins Okay, we’re back in business! Happy to be blogging once again. Thanks for your patience loyal readers. I hope this is worth it! I actually just made these muffins yesterday because even though this recipe was next in the book (back…

Peachy Sour Cream Pancakes Review


Recipe 1 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Happy New Year! Hope you had a wonderful time celebrating with family and friends! It’s time to get started with resolutions and I’m happy to say that I’ve made it into day two and been mostly successful….I’ll take it :o) As you know (since you’re…

Summer S’mores Cookie Bars


Don’t judge…I know my last post was preaching about how I’m doing low-calorie dieting and cooking. However, I was asked to bring a dessert to a wedding reception bbq for a couple in my life group and the bride mentioned s’mores as an idea. ┬áSo, I decided to hunt around for a recipe for a…

Bacon and Corn Griddle Cakes….MY WAY!


What to make when you’ve lost your wisdom teeth and cringe at the thought of eating something crunchy…..I’m not sure if you’ve had the same dilema but that’s what has been on my brain recently since getting my wisdom teeth pulled on Friday. I was lucky and didn’t have any swelling or major jaw pain…

Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe!


It’s been a little while since I’ve posted because life has been overwhelmingly busy which means there has been very little cooking in the kitchen by me! But even when you’re busy you have to eat, right?! I found this awesome chocolate chip cookie recipe on a new favorite of mine…Foodfolio.com. It’s a very friendly…

Salted Peanut Butter-Toffee Thumbprint Cookies


Tis the season for making Christmas cookies! I am not an avid baker, but this time of year, it seems like you should be participating in the baking fun! This year I am a little more inspired since I have two cookie exchange parties to go to :) Am I the only one that stresses…