Sometimes drinking plain water can be tough for me. Being pregnant I am trying to drink as much as I can.  Often, I am finding myself falling behind because I literally get bored of drinking water. That is where making lemonade came in. This blackberry basil lemonade is refreshing and just so pretty! I make […]

Recently the women’s group at my church held a fundraiser. Each participant took 3 containers and filled them with whatever they could think of. We had soups, sauces, chili, salads, and other yummy concoctions.  I chose to make a butternut squash soup with caramelized onions. The sweet onions were a perfect compliment to the butternut […]

  Most of my “DishItGirl” friends know I am pregnant. Brian and I are really excited. However, it has changed how I am eating. The first trimester has left me very sick all day everyday. Most of what I am able to eat are carbs and plain foods. Foods like grilled cheese and bagels have […]

The holidays are here and all things festive are in full swing. These sparkling pancakes are sure to keep the party going long after dinner is over. This pancake recipe is great way to treat overnight guests to something special. Use a little bit of Barefoot Bubbly Brut Cuvee Champagne and strawberries in this batter […]

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 […]

With Thanksgiving around the corner many people question what they are thankful for. The topic of conversation often yields the question, “what are you thankful for?” Maybe you have a stock answer prepared, or your list is overflowing. Perhaps, you are finding you feel as though you have nothing to be thankful for. The impeding […]

  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CuriousCreamery #CollectiveBias Any kind of cake is always welcomed ay any celebration. When ice cream cake is the featured treat it seems to bump up the excitement level. With The Curious Creamery Ice Cream Cake Mixes you can […]

  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 […]

Roasted baby potatoes are one of my go-t0 side dishes. Most of them time I like them to swim in garlic, herbs, and olive oil. This combination is a no-fail and seems to fit in with most meals I make. However, as I was making a pork loin one day I couldn’t help but long […]

4th of July is this weekend and people across America will be firing up the grill and setting off fireworks. Everyone goes into a frenzy googling “red, white, and blue” themed dishes. There are so many creative ideas out there but also only so much “blue” food. I took my favorite appetizer Cherry Tomato Bruschetta […]

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