I am so touched by the outpouring of love and support during our NICU experience with baby Siena. Social media can be a very negative place. People can use it to tear others down instead of lifting up. In this case so many people shared their experiences and offered encouragement. Many prayers and well wishes […]

One of the first dishes I made myself after giving birth was this simple oatmeal dish. You begin with quick oats and adding a little bit of vanilla creamer to the mix. I am not claiming this is healthy, just comforting. After an emergency c-section, recovery, and baby in the NICU comforting was just what […]

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¬† Last minute play! Touchdown w/Cannoli Dip. Link in the profile! #ontheblog #dishitgirl #superbowl #gameday #touchdown #bareaders #instafood A video posted by Dina Deleasa-Gonsar (@dishitgirldina) on Feb 1, 2015 at 12:00pm PST With football season right around the corner I decided to bring back Cannoli Dip. This creamy version uses ricotta cheese and some confectioners […]

  When I originally started this blog one of the first recipes I posted was my version of the Eggplant Caponata dip. ¬†There is a deli called Sergio’s, located in Denville, New Jersey that is a family favorite. They make the best Caponata I have ever had! This recipe developed from my quest to come […]

These carrot cake pancakes with cream cheese icing were what I introduced to the Hallmark Channel’s Home and Family audience. I am still thinking I am going to wake from this dream. I will forever be grateful for this opportunity. It is something I didn’t think I would get to do. Of course I think […]

This inspiration behind this treat came from brainstorming on a long car ride. Brian and I were going back and forth trying to think of interesting combinations for sweet treats. I have to say Brian is the mastermind behind most of my baking or attempted treats on Dishitgirl. Before the leaves even turn colors people […]