Pumpkin Smoothie

This time of year I love all the wonderful fruits and vegetables and I’m always trying to come up with new recipes or find new ones to prepare. However, sometimes I’m not interested in having a meal especially if I’m on the go. So here’s a cool, soothing beverage...

Holiday Cooking

Fall has officially arrived. The weather is getting cooler and the leaves are starting to change colors. Before we know it Thanksgiving will be here. Have you taken the time to think about what you’re serving this year? If you live in or around the St. Louis area, I’ve...

CONTEST – Cut Resistant Glove

The holidays are coming and many of us will be cooking for family and friends. Sometimes we’ll be rushing around the kitchen trying to multi-task and while we might be grating our carrots or potatoes we accidentally grate our fingers. However, some of us are just plain clumsy in...

Roasting Red Peppers

I love Roasted Red Peppers. They’re great in sauces, pasta, salads, on sandwiches, in dips and honestly in just about anything. Recently I taught a class of about 20 people. We made a Stuffed Chicken Breast with a Roasted Red Pepper Coulis. The chicken had roasted peppers in it...

Kids and Hunger

I’m sure many of you remember the article I sent out from Share Our Strength’s, Great American Bake Sale. Well today I received an email from them with a video of teachers from the Bronx and other areas of New York sharing what they see in their classrooms. Many...

Chocolate Avalanche Birthday Cake

Yesterday was my husbands birthday so I decided to make him my Chocolate Avalanche Cake. Although the photo may not look so appetizing it’s quite scrumptuous. It’s a chocolate 3 layer cake with a whippped cream filling laced with fresh strawberries and covered with a rich chocolate fudge topping....

Pesto

I’m not sure what it is but I have a thing for Pesto. I absolutely love it. I love it on crostini, in sandwiches, on salmon, in pasta and even just off the spoon. My son loves spreading it on his wraps then adding the meat. There are infinite...

National Waffle Week

Well apparently National Waffle Week was this past week or it’s this week. I’ve read several different articles and one says it’s from the 6th -12th and another says it’s the week of September 12th. In any case we could even make today National Waffle Day if we wanted...