Layers of flaky phyllo dough. Walnuts. Pistachios. Honey. Baklava is a symphony of flavors and textures. Served with homemade cinnamon whipped cream, it’s positively decadent. KitchenAid recently challenged me to create a mini baklava recipe. Honestly, this is a dessert I never imagined making — so I was more than a little apprehensive about it. […]
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 […]
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 […]
When I am not writing about recipes for delicious food on Sarah’s Cucina Bella, I also contribute to Momtastic. It’s a fabulous website for busy moms on the go. Here’s a few of my latest recipe contributions there. Open-Face Cheesy Roast Beef and Veggie Melts Caramelized Onion Omelette with Ham and Brie Quick Breakfast Ideas […]
As you may remember, I write for a fun site called Momtastic. Recently, a few delicious new recipes have gone live there. I hope you’ll pop over and check them out. Thanks! – Sarah This Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Black Bean Soup is a cinch to make — and super delicious too. Whenever you want […]
Looking for a delicious morning smoothie to kick off your healthy habits? Strawberries, coconut water and yogurt combine in this smoothie that’s topped off with toasted coconut. It’s a great way to start the day. Get the recipe for Strawberry Toasted Coconut Smoothies on Momtastic.
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 […]
I’ve been a busy bee cooking up delicious recipes for Momtastic. I hope you will pop over and check them all out: Caramel Apple Cupcakes Butternut Squash, Bacon and Blue Cheese Salad Chocolate Peppermint Sugar Cookies Butternut Squash Carbonara Pasta Super Easy Cheese Potato Puffs Appetizer
Don’t let that leftover cranberry sauce go to waste! These easy No-Bake Cranberry Swirl Cheesecake Bars are creamy, sweet, tart, heavenly bites that cranberry lovers will adore. Head over to the KitchenAid Blog to find my recipe for No-Bake Cranberry Swirl Cheesecake Bars.
Have you ever made wontons? It can be surprisingly easy — and you don’t even have to fry them. Seriously. These crispy, golden wontons? They are filled with chicken teriyaki and baked to absolute perfection. Pop over to KitchenAid’s blog, The Kitchenthusiast, to check out my new recipe for Baked Chicken Teriyaki Wontons.