In The News

In The News

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch wrote an article about me in the Food Section of the paper today. To view the article click here: Also DON’T FORGET there are just 5 days left for the contest to win one of Carolyn’s Kitchen aprons. To enter, check out my blog for...

Pina Colada Creamsicle

Pina Colada Creamsicle

Well one week from today is Labor Day. If history repeats itself it will either be raining or very hot. I doubt we’ll have this fall like weather although it would be fantastic if we did. Over this week I thought I would post some fun, simple recipes that...

Salmon with a Mango & Blueberry Salsa

Salmon with a Mango & Blueberry Salsa

I love mangoes and blueberries. In fact every morning for breakfast I have a bowl of Oatmeal loaded with mangoes, blueberries and cinnamon. It gives me a jump start for my day. So when I was having breakfast the other day I wondered what these fruits would taste like...

Whimsical Birthday Cake

Well I sent my daughter off this morning for her sophmore year of college in Boston. I cried of course. I never can control myself. We had a great summer though and I’m sure she’ll have a wonderful year at school. Over the weekend my sister came in town...

Brown Bag lunches

Brown Bag lunches

Well it’s hard to believe that summer is coming to an end. For many of you, your children have started back to school or they’ll be heading out very soon. My daughter leaves for her sophmore year up in Boston tomorrow. As always, I’ll miss her and shed a...

Roasted Garlic

If you love garlic, then you’ll love roasted garlic. The flavor is smooth and sweet and perfect in so many dishes. You can use it on: Spreads and DipsSpread roasted garlic on bread or bruschetta with olive oil or add it to cream cheese, hummus or bean dip for...

Glamour Aprons

Glamour Aprons

By now I’m sure you’re well aware that I love to write about food, recipes, gadgets and everything food related. That’s because I love to cook so much. So when I find something that I think is great or will be fun for the kitchen I like to share...

Ice Lick

Those of you that know me, know that I am a dog lover. We have two adorable labs that we spoil rotten. As you can see in this photo, they live the Life of Riley (whoever that is) and enjoy lounging in the pool during the summer heat. Well...