Leek Fritters with Garlic and Lemon


Recipe 43 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman I am happy to say that this recipe is actually more waistline friendly then the last few were so for my WW peeps out there (ugh to the new name…consumer panels are your friends Weight Watchers!)… this is for you. These come out to 1…

Sweet Peas and Shells Alfredo Review


Recipe 40 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Wow, let’s just stop and recognize that I’m 40 recipes in! That’s hard to get my head around. Have I really made that many?? Crazy. I checked today and I’m just a few recipes away from being half way through the cookbook. I also noticed…

Chicken and Egg Salad “Toasts” with Lemon Aioli & Fennel Review


Recipe 30 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman Let’s start off by saying this is not a good representation of Deb’s recipe. I failed tragically and what you see here is a fancy chicken salad sandwich…not toast. My husband oohed and ahhhed over it but it really is just a salvage of the…

Canning Attempt 1: Peach Jam


It is peach season and our tree is overflowing with peaches. Last year I wanted to cook and bake with them, but I didn’t make the time for it. These peaches on this tree are amazing and my favorite version of them is right off the tree when they are juicy and warm from the…