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Maple Pecan Biscotti

Biscotti is one of those things that reminds me of home.  Growing up in a very Italian family, this treat was always, and I...

Trip to California, Part 1

At the beginning of October, my husband and I went on a family vacation with my parents and sister.  The trip was actually a...

Pumpkin Spice Latte Truffles

This is one of those recipes where the name says it all.  I mean, how could you not want to eat these after just...

Penne with Butternut Squash, Bacon and Sage

Okay, I know.  Pasta again.  I shared another pasta recipe only two weeks ago, and fair warning that I have one more coming your...

Earl Grey Tea Latte

I have always loved tea.  I remember when I was growing up, my dad had a cup of hot Lipton tea almost every night...

These super easy spiced rosemary and thyme nuts are a fantastic appetizer, snack or gift! Savory, a touch sweet and a tad bit spicy!

Spiced Rosemary and Thyme Nuts

These spiced rosemary and thyme nuts were originally published in October 2012. The post has been updated as of October 4, 2017 with new...

Bride and Groom Truffles

A few weeks ago, my husband asked me to make an edible gift for a couple who were about to tie the knot.  Both...

A Beagle Halloween

Our beagle does not like squirrels.  Well, technically she loves them.  Loves to chase them that is.  You know what else Emma does not...

Soft Pumpkin Cookies with Maple Frosting

These cookies were my very first pumpkin treat of this season.  To be honest, I’m pretty surprised that I haven’t had a pumpkin spice...

Light yet filling, this pasta with ratatouille-style vegetables is perfect for summer to fall! Filled with colorful veggies, whole wheat pasta and fresh herbs!

Pasta with Ratatouille-Style Vegetables

This pasta with ratatouille-style vegetables was originally published in October 2012. The post has been updated as of August 10, 2017 with new photos,...

Apple Pie Bars

Stop whatever you are doing and go work out right now.  Seriously, just go for a run.  Or spinning.  Or get on the elliptical....

An easy, healthy and flavorful minestrone soup recipe! Filled with veggies, pasta and a touch of balsamic vinegar, this light vegetarian dish is a crowd pleaser for sure!

Minestrone Soup

This minestrone soup recipe was originally published in September 2012. It has been updated as of March 14, 2017 with new photos, text and...