Recipe Highlight – Sarah's Cucina Bella http://sarahscucinabella.com Quick and Easy Recipes | Home Cooking | Family Recipes Wed, 16 Aug 2017 04:01:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.1 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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Mini Pistachio, Walnut and Honey Baklava http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/11/18/mini-pistachio-walnut-honey-baklava/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/11/18/mini-pistachio-walnut-honey-baklava/#comments Wed, 19 Nov 2014 03:11:28 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=13946 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....

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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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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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New on Momtastic: May 2014 Edition http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/05/15/new-momtastic-may-2014-edition/ Thu, 15 May 2014 19:52:51 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=12929 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...

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New on Momtastic: Sweet, Savory and Fun http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/02/14/new-momtastic-sweet-savory-fun/ Fri, 14 Feb 2014 22:36:58 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=12587 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...

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New on Momtastic: Strawberry Toasted Coconut Smoothies http://sarahscucinabella.com/2014/01/13/new-momtastic-strawberry-toasted-coconut-smoothies/ Tue, 14 Jan 2014 02:49:09 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=12491 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.  

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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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New on Momtastic: Appetizers, Goodies and More! http://sarahscucinabella.com/2013/12/24/new-momtastic-appetizers-goodies/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2013/12/24/new-momtastic-appetizers-goodies/#comments Tue, 24 Dec 2013 15:27:52 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=12416 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

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Leftovers Recipe: Cranberry Cheesecake Bars http://sarahscucinabella.com/2013/11/30/leftovers-recipe-cranberry-cheesecake-bars/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2013/11/30/leftovers-recipe-cranberry-cheesecake-bars/#comments Sat, 30 Nov 2013 13:57:38 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=12270 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.

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