September is over, so I guess that means that autumn is officially here. It’s one of my favorite seasons, but now that I’ve said it, I realize that I say it about each season. I’m decisive in most things, but not in this, since each season has its own charm:).
Meatballs are like a nice pair of jeans. They’re comfortable and can be dressed up or down. You can go the t-shirt/sweater route or add a blazer, blouse and some accessories, and you look like a million bucks. If you prepare your meatballs right, you will have really tender bites of meat and there areread more
When I’m rarely but suddenly attacked by a chocolate craving, sometimes there’s nothing to do but give in. Since cheesecake is my vice, a decadent, creamy Chocolate Cheesecake was the way I decided to go. My cheesecake of choice is a soft and tender sort, so I prefer to add some ricotta cheese to it.read more
I have a love hate relationship with my slow cooker. The idea seems brilliant and I keep trying and trying to find recipes that would not only cook a meal, but actually taste good. I mean, I get the whole “throw stuff in a pot, walk away and you have dinner”, but what usually endsread more
When we’re out to eat and I love something that we tried, my first thought is, “I have to make this at home!” Chicken Lettuce Wraps appear on a lot of appetizer menus. I’ve been meaning to make them for awhile, but just haven’t gotten around to it. When I finally did, I combined allread more
Rice is a staple side dish at our house, and the addition of carrot, onion and mushroom is the ultimate Slavic spin that is so hearty and autumnish. I totally just created that word. Even my husband is a huge fan of this version, even though he’s still not too crazy over the brown riceread more