New recipes….appetizer and dessert

New recipes….appetizer and dessert

First things first, the job didn’t work out. I took down the post about it so I wouldn’t be found in a search for that particular business in my area because it’s not fair to them to make it known about their changes. Now, moving right along, because that is exactly what I am doing … Continue reading

Things I’ve Learned From My Husband

Things I’ve Learned From My Husband

This is not about cooking at all but it’s about the things I’ve learned from the man I love. We’ve been together for twenty years, married for 19 of those and I love him more today than the day I married him. I’m writing this on the day before I will have surgery on my … Continue reading

Dishcrawl Cleveland Review

Dishcrawl Cleveland Review

On Tuesday evening I participated in the first Dishcrawl Cleveland event and in my opinion it was a success. This was due in large part to the event planner Sylvie Branch. She is a freelance writer for Yahoo Shine!, an artist, wife, mom and all around social and fun-loving woman. I’ve known her for about … Continue reading

Mediterranean Cooking Class Recipes

I taught a wonderful class last night which highlighted some of the classic foods and tastes from Mediterranean cuisine.  This was probably my last class for a few months since next month I am having surgery to repair a SLAP tear on my left shoulder. I’m sad about this but I will be happy to … Continue reading

Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

My husband needs to cut out salt and fat from his diet as he is on the borderline of hypertension. He has already lost some weight, which is good although he wasn’t too much overweight, maybe 20 pounds?  So once again I found myself searching the internet for recipes and a new way to cook. … Continue reading

Book Review Time!

Book Review Time!

A few weeks back I had a book giveaway from the wonderful publishers at Gemelli Press. The editors are some of my online friends and so very generous. What’s even better is that I’ve gotten to know some of the authors whose books have been published by Gemelli through Facebook. It’s a small intimate family … Continue reading

A Lesson in Quadrucci Pasta

A Lesson in Quadrucci Pasta

Sometimes I have very high aspirations when I find new recipes or new-to-me old country recipe from Italy. I think, “eh, how hard can it be?”. I am here to tell you sometimes it’s really tough.Last night I remembered to buy flat leaf Italian parsley to try this really cool dish called “Quadrucci in Brodo” … Continue reading