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Mom’s Favorite Rocky Road Cake

Mom’s Favorite Rocky Road Cake

  Is it true, or am I dreaming? Today is “National Chocolate Cake Day!” Don’t you find it a bit ironic that someone decided January 27th will be a day we celebrate eating chocolate cake?  Is it because we are 3 weeks into our resolutions […]

Grandma Edith’s Chicken Piquant

Grandma Edith’s Chicken Piquant

  Several months ago I received a gift from my mother of which I will treasure forever, a cookbook she acquired in 1976 from her Grandmother.  Inside are some of her favorite recipes she collected along with my Grandmother, Great Grandmother and Great Aunt’s recipes. While […]

Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

    In honor of National Peanut Day I thought I would share my favorite Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookie recipe with you. These cookies are loaded with a cup of peanut butter and a cup of butter and are so delicious!  There are several variations […]

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

    I can not believe it’s that time of year again where my kids are back in school! Of course, I’m always so excited about all of the “extra time” I have to accomplish everything I didn’t accomplish during the summer break. I have 4 extra […]

Let’s enjoy a Boca Breeze!

Let’s enjoy a Boca Breeze!

  As the long summer days heat up, I’m finding myself in need of an icy cold beverage that provides a bit of sweetness and is refreshingly quenching!  My husband works for Trader Joe’s in Boca Raton, FL.  During a recent regional challenge his awesome […]

Classic Shrimp Louie Salad

Classic Shrimp Louie Salad

    Do you ever have one of those days where you feel like sitting in a restaurant with an ocean view enjoying a light healthy salad while sipping on a nice glass of iced tea or chardonnay? Truthfully, I fantasize about it everyday!  Even though […]

Tuscan Bean Salad with Tuna

Tuscan Bean Salad with Tuna

  Now that the holiday’s are over, most of us want to get back on track by eating healthy again.  Here is a go to recipe that I make when I want something healthy and fast for those busy weekday lunches. You can prepare this meal in advance by […]

Marinated Grilled Artichokes with Mayo Dijon Sauce

Marinated Grilled Artichokes with Mayo Dijon Sauce

  This recipe was inspired many years ago when my husband and I lived in Huntington Beach, CA. We used to frequent one of our favorite restaurants in Seal Beach named Walt’s Wharf. We would always go for their “world famous” oak grilled artichokes, buckets of […]

Warm Mushroom Salad with Bacon Wrapped Scallops

Warm Mushroom Salad with Bacon Wrapped Scallops

This recipe I’m sharing today is hands down my families favorite salad recipe!  This salad is made with fresh baby spinach, sautéed garlic mushrooms, feta cheese and drizzled with freshly squeezed lemon juice and black truffle olive oil. If you’re a vegetarian you can stop […]

Easy Crockpot Pork Chili Verde

Easy Crockpot Pork Chili Verde

  My first recipe I want to share with you is beyond simple and yet extremely flavorful!  This recipe was inspired by the many wonderful Mexican restaurants we used to frequent when we lived in Southern California. Currently where we reside in South Florida, it […]