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    The weather this year has been stubborn! It seems spring time is having a battle with Mother Nature this year on the East Coast. We are finally starting to see the snow melt and the cherry blossom trees show signs of blossoming. I am ready to get colorful with my produce and give […]

Baby, it has been real cold outside! We have had two snowstorms already this January. Anything that can warm you up from inside out is necessary on these days. This White Bean, Kale, and Pancetta soup has ton of flavor. Adding in kale and carrots makes it super hearty. The pancetta and sherry in the […]

As the summer season approaches we fire up the grill and sweep off the deck. Our weekends become filled with cookouts and picnics. Whether you are a guest or a host you will at some point be thinking about what to bring or serve at a bar-b-que. Traditional coleslaw and potato salad are a must. […]

Chef One was started in 1999 by Chinese Americans who sought to bring Asian flavors to the mainstream culinary scene.  Their factory is currently located in Brooklyn, New York, The factory turns out an impressive 44,000 dumplings per hour. The dumplings and noodles are served in restaurants throughout New York. Chef One has been working […]

Balsamic beef stew is comforting and hearty with a special touch. Adding in the balsamic vinegar makes this dish better than your average stew. The recipe inspiration came from a Williams-Sonoma  catalogue. Tucked within gorgeous pages of pots, pans, and kitchenware was this recipe. If you love balsamic vinegar this one is for your. I […]

Making a good roasted chicken is one of the number one dishes to add to your “repertoire” they say. Although it sounds fancy and rather complicated, I promise you it’s not! The best part is that roasted chicken is super fancy enough to serve your family on Sundays. Although it doesn’t stop there, it is […]

Sauteed brussels sprouts with pancetta are the base for this fall inspired panzanella salad. Tossed with dried cranberries and carrots, this salad is as gorgeous as it is tasty.  The dressing has a bit of sweetness from the maple syrup and just the right amount of bite from the vinegar. Having bread in a salad […]

When people go to the gym the usually focus on their motivational playlist or watch the news as they run on the treadmill. As I was doing bicep curls in my gym class I was contemplating what to make for lunch. It is about that time where what is in the house is scarce and […]

As my husband and I touched down in Iceland we were greeted by the all-consuming darkness and biting cold wind. The hope of seeing the northern lights burned within us and made the cold seem non-existent. As night fell after a day of exploring Reykjavik, we suited up to drive out into the deep night […]