Thoughts – Sarah's Cucina Bella http://sarahscucinabella.com Quick and Easy Recipes | Home Cooking | Family Recipes Mon, 24 Jul 2017 19:22:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 Take the 2017 Sarah’s Cucina Bella Reader’s Survey http://sarahscucinabella.com/2017/03/16/take-2017-sarahs-cucina-bella-readers-survey/ Thu, 16 Mar 2017 11:09:28 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=18241 Create your own user feedback survey

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On Strawberry Crumb Bars, and Writing to Connect http://sarahscucinabella.com/2015/05/11/on-strawberry-crumb-bars-and-writing-to-connect/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2015/05/11/on-strawberry-crumb-bars-and-writing-to-connect/#comments Mon, 11 May 2015 12:03:51 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=14581 One of the scariest parts of being a writer is sharing myself with strangers. It’s intimate and personal, but also important. It’s what makes writing worth reading. Sure, I could stick to the story of how I came to make these bars. It’s topical and fun. It shows how sometimes an enthusiastic response is all...

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A New Look for Sarah’s Cucina Bella http://sarahscucinabella.com/2015/03/02/a-new-look-for-sarahs-cucina-bella/ Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:33:52 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=14413 You might have noticed something a little different about SCB lately … Sarah’s Cucina Bella has a fresh, new look. Last week, I quietly overhauled the site from top to bottom. I hope you love it. Nearly 10 years ago, I launched SCB as a place to write about food in an effort to develop...

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Top 10 Recipes of 2014 on Sarah’s Cucina Bella http://sarahscucinabella.com/2015/01/03/top-10-recipes-2014/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2015/01/03/top-10-recipes-2014/#comments Sat, 03 Jan 2015 12:52:24 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=14176 From sweet to dinners, brunch to appetizers, 2014 was a year filled with quick and easy recipes, delicious food and fresh ideas here on Sarah’s Cucina Bella. I dug through Google Analytics to find out what the most popular new recipes were in 2014 — and without further ado, here are the top 10 recipes...

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Help for Life’s Weird Moments http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/12/23/help-lifes-weird-moments/ Tue, 23 Dec 2014 13:15:34 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=14149 Do you pay for things electronically? I do. Many people do. And sometimes, other people co-opt accounts to do so as well. I was compensated for creating this post but all opinions are my own. That’s never fun — at least not for the person whose account it actually is. A few years ago, while...

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Spicy Thai Curry Soup, Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Big News http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/10/30/spicy-thai-curry-soup-maple-roasted-brussels-sprouts-big-news/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/10/30/spicy-thai-curry-soup-maple-roasted-brussels-sprouts-big-news/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:18:08 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=13853 From new recipes to a big announcement, here’s what’s happening around Sarah’s Cucina Bella. Months ago, my friends at the KitchenAid Blog, The Kitchenthusiast, asked to create a chicken soup with a twist. And since I love a challenge, I started by making my own Thai-style red curry paste for a spicy, succulent Spicy Thai...

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30 Slow Cooker Recipes for Soup, Stew and Chili http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/09/04/30-slow-cooker-soup-stew-chili-recipes/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/09/04/30-slow-cooker-soup-stew-chili-recipes/#comments Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:05:05 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=13703 With school in session, easy dinners are the name of the game — and it doesn’t get any easier than slow cooker recipes for soup, stew and chili. When I was apartment hunting in Maine back in June, there were a few things I was looking for. First, I wanted a two-story rental where the landlord...

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Our Life in Maine: School’s Starting! http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/08/29/life-maine-schools-starting/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/08/29/life-maine-schools-starting/#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:19:28 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=13682 One year ago, the kids were in their first week of school and I was struggling to adjust to our hectic schedule. Back then, Will’s bus came at 7:30 a.m. and Paige’s came at 8:30 a.m. … and in the afternoon, there was another one-hour lag between when they arrived home. They were in two...

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The Best of Sarah’s Cucina Bella: 2013 Edition http://sarahscucinabella.com/2013/12/31/best-sarahs-cucina-bella-2013-edition/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2013/12/31/best-sarahs-cucina-bella-2013-edition/#comments Tue, 31 Dec 2013 17:32:12 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=12426 Can you believe we’ve reached the end of 2013? This year has been an incredible one — filled with healing, hope, rebuilding and joy. As I look back, I am struck with just how full this year was. We traveled a little — taking an epic road trip to Disney World. We found new routines...

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Holiday Cleaning Tips and The Swiffer BISSELL® SteamBoost™ Mop http://sarahscucinabella.com/2013/12/24/holiday-cleaning-tips-swiffer-bissell-steamboost-mop/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2013/12/24/holiday-cleaning-tips-swiffer-bissell-steamboost-mop/#comments Tue, 24 Dec 2013 19:55:27 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=12419 This holiday cleaning tips post is brought to you by Swiffer® as part of a Type-A Parent Community Sponsored Post. A few weeks or two ago, I lost my mind and invited my family to dinner on Christmas Eve. Now, Christmas Eve used to be a thing for my family — an easy family dinner...

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