Tag Archives | Food

March 25, 2013

Easter Snack Time (Forget the Mess!)

Juicy blueberries. Icing-covered egg-shaped cupcakes with sprinkles. Fizzy, colorful punch served in festive glasses that are certainly not spill-proof. Is the above a recipe for an afternoon of Easter-themed fun with the kiddos? Certainly! But any mom knows that this scenario is also a recipe for a mess waiting to happen. When I received an […]

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January 30, 2013

Classic Bolognese Meat Sauce

Although a traditional marinara sauce is delicious in its own right, it is sometimes nice to add a new pasta sauce recipe to your repertoire. Today’s recipe for Classic Bolognese Meat Sauce is a rich, decadent option, and one that is perfect for a cold winter night. Served over penne rigate and topped with a […]

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January 24, 2013

Delicious 150-Calorie Vegetable Soup

Nothing nurtures the body and soul more on a dreary, cold winter’s day than a delicious homemade soup recipe. This hearty vegetable soup nourishes the body with an abundance of vitamins and nutrients, and its rich, velvety texture will have you wondering how something this delicious could possibly contain a mere 150 calories per serving!

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December 28, 2012

5 Lucky Foods for New Year’s Day

With 2013 right around the corner, now is the time to plan your menu for New Year’s Day. Traditional “lucky” foods abound and vary throughout different parts of the country, but today I am going to whittle the list down to my top five lucky New Year’s foods (plus some great ideas for serving them) […]

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October 14, 2012
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9 Creative Food Ideas

Y’all sure know how to make a girl hungry!! After perusing the many terrific ideas linked up in this week’s Saturday 7 Party, I found myself pining over all of the delicious and creative food ideas linked up so far. Here are some of my favorites (in no particular order):Fall Leaf Apple Pie @ Amy’s […]

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June 19, 2012
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Basil-Growing Tips

Really, there are few tastes and fragrances that remind me more of summertime than basil. I absolutely love to cook with basil, and it is a staple in our herb garden each and every year. Today I thought I would share a few of the things I have learned over the course of the last few […]

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August 31, 2011
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Deep Dish Apple Pie Recipe

There are a few recipes in my arsenal that I simply do not mess with. Lasagna. Mama Reita’s meatloaf. Brownies. Chocolate Chip Cookies.And this one. I found this recipe in an issue of Relish magazine eons ago, and I was smitten with it right from the start. This pie contains only the most basic ingredients. Its […]

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October 11, 2010
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Let’s Learn Something Together – All About Apples

You’re probably getting sick of hearing at this point about my love affair with all things fall. I just can’t help myself! One flavor I start to crave almost like clockwork once that first snap of cool air arrives is that of a crisp, delicious apple. There is really nothing better than gorgeous apples at […]

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September 2, 2010
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A Love Story + Food (Chapter 3)

Good morning! For those of you new to this series, this post here details exactly what it’s all about. If you want to catch up on the other chapters, here are the quick links. Chapter 1 – Mama Reita’s MeatloafChapter 2 – Amy’s Lasagne As I’ve continued to think about which story and recipe to […]

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August 16, 2010
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We all scream for…

…Ice Cream! This summer’s heat can only be summed up with one word: hellacious. Seeing triple-digit temperatures for each and every day in the extended forecast no longer causes me to bat an eye. My sweet Miss Charlotte is a firecracker, and it couldn’t possibly be more appropriate that her birthday happens to coincide with […]

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