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Mini Pistachio, Walnut and Honey Baklava

Mini Pistachio, Walnut and Honey Baklava

| November 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

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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Chocolate Chip Buttermilk Muffin Tops

Chocolate Chip Buttermilk Muffin Tops

| November 17, 2014 | 18 Comments

Start your holiday morning off right with delicious, warm, freshly baked Chocolate Chip Buttermilk Muffin Tops. This recipe was created for my client, Madhava, but all opinions are my own. When I opened the door to retrieve the newspaper Friday morning, I was greeted with falling flakes and a porch coated with snow. Yes, snow. […]

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4 Ingredient Chocolate Caramel Macchiato Mug Cake

4 Ingredient Chocolate Caramel Macchiato Mug Cake

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

With just four ingredients and about five minutes, you can whip up this quick and easy recipe for Chocolate Caramel Macchiato Mug Cake. What are you waiting for? This recipe was created for my client International Delight, but all opinions are my own. When we first moved to Maine, I swore I could live without […]

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Buttery Lobster Bacon Stuffing

Buttery Lobster Bacon Stuffing

| November 6, 2014 | 17 Comments

Tender lobster combine with semolina bread and a buttery onion mixture in this mouthwatering recipe for Buttery Lobster Bacon Stuffing. Perfect for a seafood-themed Thanksgiving menu … or any Thanksgiving menu with a twist. This recipe was created for my client Jones Dairy Farm but all opinions are my own. With Halloween and Election Day safely […]

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Watch My Hood Sour Cream Meal Makeover Cooking Class

Watch My Hood Sour Cream Meal Makeover Cooking Class

| November 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

A few weeks ago, I headed south to Scarborough, Maine, to host an online cooking class for Hood. When I arrived, I discovered that it was being held in the cutest of kitchen stores in a quaint plaza just off I-95. For the 30-minute class, I talked, cooked and had so much fun. It was, […]

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Chicken Veggie Pita Pocket Sandwiches

Chicken Veggie Pita Pocket Sandwiches

| November 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

In just 10 minutes, you can whip up this quick and easy recipe for Chicken Veggie Pita Pocket Sandwiches. They have a creamy ricotta-pesto mixture that makes them extra special. This recipe was created for my client Green Giant but all opinions are my own. Over the weekend, Maine — well, most of Maine, I […]

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Brewing Your Own Iced Tea, The Easy Way

Brewing Your Own Iced Tea, The Easy Way

| October 31, 2014 | 1 Comment

Honest Tea has recently unveiled K-Cups designed to help people brew tea over ice (yes, as in iced tea) at home easily. I had the opportunity to give them a try. While this is not a sponsored post, I was provided with Honest Tea K-Cups and a Keurig 2.0 to facilitate this post. All opinions […]

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Asian Meatballs Stir-Fry with Peppers

Asian Meatballs Stir-Fry with Peppers

| October 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Forget what you know about stir-fry and whip up this quick and easy recipe for Asian Meatballs Stir-Fry with Peppers for dinner tonight! When we moved into our new place in June, initially I thought I would forgo an office space and just work wherever my laptop allowed. It didn’t take long for me to […]

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Meal Planning: 18 Beef Recipes, and Some Interesting Tidbits about Beef

Meal Planning: 18 Beef Recipes, and Some Interesting Tidbits about Beef

| October 21, 2014 | 4 Comments

Looking for some beefy inspiration for dinner tonight? These 18 beef recipes and some tips will help make dinnertime easy. This post was sponsored by The Beef Checkoff Program via The Motherhood, but all opinions are my own. A perfectly grilled steak. Some roasted asparagus. Maybe a baked potato dressed with cheddar and bacon. There’s […]

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Cinnamon Roll Spiced Cupcakes

Cinnamon Roll Spiced Cupcakes

| October 14, 2014

Tender Cinnamon Roll Spiced Cupcakes will remind you of your favorite morning treat. This recipe was created for my client, International Delight, but all opinions are my own. The sky was just beginning to brighten on a recent weekend early morning when I opened my backdoor to retrieve the newspaper. The crisp air bristled my […]

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