Game Day Eats: Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese

Usually around this time every year, I’d be taking a day trip to The Big E with my friends to do a little impulse shopping, hop on some potentially dangerous carnival rides- and indulge in deep fried Oreos, French fries and gourmet macaroni and cheese. Of course, COVID-19 had other plans, and much like everything […]

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Breakfast Buffet: Coconut Banana Pancakes

I’m sure I’ve said it before in past recipe posts- but I love the flavors of the Summer season. Fresh fruit, grilled meats and seafood, crisp vegetables and rich macaroni or potato salads- but a lot of those recipes are more for the afternoon and evening crowds. When it comes to breakfast- I haven’t really […]

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Campfire Creations: Grilled S’mores Calzones

June 1st, while not the *official* first day of Summer- is still the beginning of the season to me. I start wearing shorts and flip flops, start spending a little more time at the beach- and start cooking some of my most beloved Summertime dishes. One of my favorites? S’mores- especially these quick and easy […]

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Mini Classics: Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Bites

In times where we’re all looking for a little comfort- be it wearing pajamas while we work from home, splurging on some online shopping, or indulging in takeout a few times a week- I’ve turned to tasty recipes that remind me of home and my family- many of whom I haven’t seen in months since […]

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Taste of Summer: Naked Lemon and Olive Oil Layer Cake

People mark the beginning of Summer in a variety of ways. To some, the beginning of the season falls on it’s astronomical date (June 20th this year,) while to many others- Summer officially begins during Memorial Day Weekend. For me, I consider the first day of Summer to be it’s meteorological date of June 1st- […]

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Set It and Forget It: 3-Ingredient Tuna Casserole

My mom is a very gifted woman with a lot of different talents and skills that span across a variety of things- be it art, writing or comedic timing and quick wit- but it’s especially true when it comes to the culinary arts. From elaborate cake decorating to putting together four-course meals on ridiculously short […]

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Dainty Desserts: Plant-Based Cookie Fries

With so many people staying home and looking for new ways to keep themselves occupied as the days and weeks blend together- there’s been an influx of DIY crafts/projects and kitchen concoctions being shared across social media. I, too, have been occasionally browsing Pinterest and different quarantine-boredom-busting-blogs for some inspiration for new things to whip […]

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Midnight Cravings: Beef Empanadas

One of the things I miss most during the current COVID-19 quarantines and statewide closures is going out to eat with my friends and family- both at familiar places I’ve dined in before and have enjoyed for a long time- or by getting adventurous at new places I’ve never tried but have been meaning to […]

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