French Fridays with Dorie: Olive-Olive Cornish Hens and a Giveaway Winner!


Yum! I’m going to drag it before I announce the giveaway winner, but if you really want to know, just scroll down to the end of this post. When I saw these birds at the market, first thing that came to mind was a song; “Pretty bird, pretty bird, what were they feeding youuuuuu”…. I…

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Macedonian-Style Vegetable and Meat Stew {Turli Tava} and a Giveaway!


Yum! HI!!! *waving* I’M BACK!!! It’s been a while, I know. When I take a vacation I forget to come back. 😉 BUT, I only take a vacation once a year, so not to worry, it will be a while before I leave again. By the way, I am soooo jet lagged. There’s a 7…

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Chocolate Granola


Yum! I have an obsession with breakfast food. Cereals and crunchy granola, in particular. I eat a bowl of either one every morning, and another bowl of either one (sometimes I mix ‘em up in the same bowl) for a late night snack. I also love eggs, bacon, crepes, pancakes, French toast… oh sorry, this…

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Pistachio Vanilla Wafer Pudding – Slainte!

Yum! Dear early 20’s, I MISS YOU!!! When I think of St. Pat’s I think of my college days, not too far behind, but behind enough to make me feel a bit of nostalgia. Ahhh – I really miss those days of bar hopping! We would spend the entire week leading up to St. Patrick’s…

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Asparagus Soup

asparagus soup

Yum!     Before I introduced solids to my daughter, plenty of family members and friends made sure to share some horror stories with me about their picky eaters. I soon found out that they were not lying. Our prepping before dinner time went something like this: Carrots? Waaaah! Peas?! Waaaaaaaah! Geez, Ana…Mother of ……

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