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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 […]

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My family has been really getting into brussels sprouts. It is no longer that dreaded vegetable but rather a welcomed guest at the table. After the summer months fade away and the chill claims the air salads become more obsolete on the table. The “winter” salad has become a more emerging trend. Inspired by my […]

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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 […]

Most of the time when I am making chicken I am using chicken breasts. I have stayed away from bone in chicken because it seemed no one ever wanted to deal with it. That is, until I realized chicken thighs can be the key to plenty of easy weeknight meals. If done right they are […]

I have been loving using VeeTee rice in the kitchen. It takes two minutes in a microwave or throw it in the saute pan to perk it up. It is great for a quick lunch whether you are packing it or taking a quick break at home. To cure my Monday blues I decided to […]

These meatballs are great appetizers for cocktail party as they are a side dish or lunch. Also, they are good on their own and not fried if you want a healthier spin. I love topping them off with this new product I found from Bottega Mediterranea. It is called La Malva Rosa Crema e Carciofi […]

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 […]

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 is another one of my “single girl” meals. While Brian is away, which is 80% of the time, I can try some out some recipes he would not like. He is not the biggest fan of tomatoes, which breaks me Italian heart! Seeing tomatoes at farmers markets always brings the biggest smile to my […]