Irish potatoes: have you heard of them? It’s recently come to my attention that there’s a good chance you haven’t. Unless, of course, you’re from the greater Philadelphia area. Irish potatoes actually are not potatoes at all. These creamy coconutty candies are formed into little balls and rolled in cinnamon to mimic the appearance of…
Cream of broccoli soup is a classic, and you won’t believe how easy it is to make. With only 5 humble ingredients (not including water, salt and pepper), it’s the perfect recipe for for lazy lunches and light, simple suppers. Finished with sprinkling of sharp cheddar cheese, this soup is warm, healthy and ultra satisfying.
I never knew the pleasure of a good biscuit for the majority of my life. Kinda sad, isn’t it? I guess not eating good biscuits is just part of growing up in New Jersey. Don’t feel bad though, we had plenty of other wonderful carby things to make up for it – bread, pizza, bagels, pretzels,…
In the past 24 hours it’s become glaringly obvious that it is, in fact, still winter. March is always deceptive that way. We think there’s a light at the end of the tunnel and Spring is on it’s way, and then the sky opens up and drops 8 inches of snow on us. We get it Mother…
I’ve been craving winter food lately. You know the type: warm and comforting, with extra points for being buttery, gooey, or cheesy. It’s why I probably nearly ate my weight in the bacon dip I posted last week (oops). I love me a gratin. Grah-taan. Seriously, what’s not to love? A creamy layered center, soft-but-still-firm starchy […]
Tomorrow marks the first Sunday in Febrary, which means millions of Americans will gather around their televisions for the biggest sporting AND television event of the year. My mom always referred to it as the “Stupid Bowl,” and it’s been the name I’ve used ever since. Football just ain’t my thang. But I’ve always loved Super Bowl Sunday and other […]
Citrus! Sweet, Sweet (and sour) Citrus. Without your glowing jewel tones and bursts of vitamin C, how would we ever survive the harsh brutalities of winter? Just seeing citrus this time of year gets me feeling all bright eyed and bushy tailed. Look!
Now this is a story all about how My leftovers got flipped-turned upside down And I’d like to take a minute, just sit on your throne I’ll tell you how I made them into a soup called minestrone! Just call me the Fresh Princess of Soup. Or call me a nerd. Either way, we both […]
Man, things are busy around here. Are they busy over there too? I bet they are. So we’ll keep this short and sweet today. Actually, not sweet. This one is savory. Very savory.
“When you die, if you get a choice between going to regular heaven or pie heaven, choose pie heaven. It might be a trick, but if it’s not, mmmmmmm, boy.” – Jack Handey, Saturday Night Live. I am a pie person. Let it be known. I come from a family of pie people, and hopefully one […]