Spinach, Mushroom & Cheese Egg White Frittata


All of us I’m sure have the Go-To dinners when you just don’t want to fuss in the kitchen. One of my Go-To favorites is Pasta Carbonara. As easy as separating a bunch of eggs and boiling some pasta. Well, now on the following day for lunch I make an Egg White Frittata with whatever I have in the refrigerator. It’s my favorite way to use up all the unused egg whites and whatever cooked veggies I have as leftovers. Plus my Hubby will eat it again for breakfast the next morning! Win, Win, Win! Continue reading

Focaccia Art


My kids came home to visit this weekend and my son Dillon wanted to make something with me. I know this Focaccia Art is trending, so I suggested we try to make some ourselves. I took a shortcut on the dough and pulled most of the herbs out of my garden so it was simple and fun, not to mention delicious! Continue reading

Pepperoni & Cheese Soft Pretzels: Revisited


Linda’s post put me in mind of a previous blog I did in January of 2017. And… Since it is tax season again, I am back to catering to all the employees at my Hubby’s firm on Fridays. They work so hard and I love to spoil them, so this Friday I will make a new version along with a hearty soup and share next week… but here is the previous blog post from 2017…

“When I lived in Philadelphia I would go almost every day to a corner vendor for a Philly soft pretzel for lunch. I’m sure it wasn’t the best thing to do, but it certainly fit my college budget! I sometimes get the hankering for a good homemade soft pretzel. Today I made them a little different. I added pepperoni and cheese!!! Serve with some cheese dip and a little marinara and you have pizza in a pretzel. You can also make little bite size pieces which would be great for your upcoming Super Bowl Party!!” 
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Tuscan White Beans, Italian Kale & Turkey Sausage

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I came across this Italian kale while my Hubby and I were shopping at the farmers market and I fell in love. It’s much softer and flat and its stalks aren’t as big and hard as the American variety. If you can’t find it just use regular kale and put it in with the beans after about 10 minutes instead of 20 minutes. These beans are creamy, like mashed potatoes, and the cheese just puts them over the top.  Continue reading

Meatloaf Sliders With Sundried Tomato Aïoli

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Almost every Friday from January to April my Hubby offers lunch to his staff. This time of year they are so busy… and as often as I can I make it for them. Spoiling people is what I love to do and it is always an honor to share my love of food with them. Well, this time I made Meatloaf sliders on a little Ciabatta dinner roll with a really pungent sundried tomato aïoli. The aïoli added that strong flavor you would get from the ketchup concoction that usually gets baked on top of a meatloaf. They were a huge hit and were just perfect with my Creamy Cheesy Tomato Soup! Continue reading