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Tomato and Cheese Tarts with Basil

July 19, 2012 Favorites

This is a very exciting post for me! Kitchen PLAY asked me to participate in its “30 Days of Outdoor Dining” event, sponsored by LAND O’ LAKES Deli Cheese. (See below for more details about the event.) My assignment was to create a fun, summer dish featuring Land O Lakes® 4 Cheese Italian Blend deli [...]

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Greek Isles Potato Salad with Lindsay Olives

May 24, 2012 Favorites

As you may recall, I’m not a fan of boring potato salad. I don’t do the gloppy, goopy, mushy stuff. No thanks. However, I do like tangy, crunchy, soft, and filling. A good potato salad in summertime is hard to beat. Lucky for me, Lindsay Olives called. (I’m a huge fan of their olives which [...]

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Mozzarella and Black Olive Minestrone

January 2, 2012 Favorites

Look what I scored. I’m a huge fan of olives- any color, any type. I can’t get enough of that salty, briny goodness. This month, Lindsay Olives is celebrating a “Life Should Taste Good” event with Kitchen PLAY and they’ve asked me to join in the celebration. My job for the big event was to [...]

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Mini Vanilla Cinnamon and Sugar Donuts

September 5, 2011 Breakfast

This is a food trend I have not exactly been on top of.  To be honest, I’m not big on donuts and, in the event that I get a craving for one, I buy my donuts at the store. But after seeing more than a few mouth watering recipes on various blogs, I worked myself [...]

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Grana Padano Cheese

July 14, 2011 Favorites

  I received cheese in the mail, a sample of Grana Padano. I’m a very, very lucky girl.    Doesn’t this beauty just break your heart? I’m not sure there’s anything more gorgeous than a hunk of fine cheese. And Grana Padano is especially good, Italian cheese- apparently one of the most popular in Italy. [...]

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Coconut Oil Giveaway!!!

March 16, 2011 Favorites

Let’s hear a little cheer for “hump day.” To lift your spirits out the mid-week slump, and to celebrate my profound love for coconut oil, I’m hosting a giveaway! It’s no secret that I’m a fan of coconut oil. I’ve been spreading the word about the stuff to anyone who will listen.  I think I’ve [...]

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What the heck is a Siggi?

February 24, 2011 Breakfast

I’ve been hearing a lot about Siggi’s yogurt lately and have been meaning to try it for a while now. Everyone’s talking about it- creamy, Icelandic yogurt that tastes as though it descended from Heaven. I love yogurt, so I just had to give it a try. Ooooh, so creamy. Whoa, tasted a little bitter [...]

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Immaculate Baking Cinnamon Rolls

January 21, 2011 Breakfast

I’ve blogged about Immaculate Baking products before, namely cookies. I’m a big fan. So, when I spotted their new cinnamon rolls in the fridge section at Whole Foods, I just had to try them. I love cinnamon rolls. They are the ultimate Saturday morning breakfast treat. I’m not much of a breakfast eater, but I [...]

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Joseph Joseph Double Dish

January 5, 2011 Favorites

Merry Christmas to me! My soon-to-be sister-in-law got me a Double Dish from Joseph Joseph which I am absolutely thrilled about. Thank you very much, Meredith! I plan to put many miles on this little guy. Joseph Joseph’s sleek and clever kitchenware puts the fun in functional. Behold. This little bowl does double duty. The [...]

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Holiday Gifts for Foodies

December 18, 2010 Favorites

It’s a little late in the game, but I thought a few of you might be in need of some last-minute gift ideas for Christmas. I’ve posted a few of my favorites below falling into three categories; Reads, Gadgets, and Foods. Most are both useful and fun and hopefully perfect for that foodie in your [...]

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