Bacon Wrapped Blue Cheese Stuffed Dates

Bacon Wrapped Blue Cheese Stuffed Dates

So it’s been quite awhile since I last posted something. Guess I can chalk that up to the winter blues!  Now that the weather has warmed up and it’s starting to feel like spring I thought I would post a recipe perfect for the upcoming BBQ season!  It’s not a really recipe per se but rather a … Continue reading

Peppermint Bark

Peppermint Bark

Ahhh the Holidays are upon us…. Candles, lights and sparkle are far and wide, while evergreens and pine trees are abundant with “snow”. Stores and eateries feel warm and cozy, even when it’s cold and snowy. Cities, lakes, mountains and homes glisten in twilight after the snow. Trees decorated in every city, poinsettia’s and snowflakes … Continue reading

Diwali – Saffron Milk Patties (or “Pedha’s)

Diwali – Saffron Milk Patties (or “Pedha’s)

I couldn’t let Diwali go by without doing a post on at least one Indian Sweet as sweets are commonly utilized in the worshipping of Laxmi (Hindu Goddess of Wealth and Prosperity) and Ganesh (Lord of Beginning and Remover of Obstacles) during prayer on Diwali.  For those who don’t know Diwali also known as the “Festival … Continue reading

Pumpkin Filo Rolls

Pumpkin Filo Rolls

  This is the 2nd pumpkin recipe I tried out during the time off after Super storm Sandy.  I decided to post this recipe even though we are halfway thru November because it’s still fall and I’m all about the pumpkin flavor! Also this morning on my way to work I saw a few trees … Continue reading

Learn Piping Techniques

Learn Piping Techniques

Yesterday I took a class at Sugar Flower Cake Shop in NYC on how to use a piping bag and pipe designs on a cake.  I figured it would be a cool class to take considering I can bake really well, but sometimes lack in the decorating department.  To say I loved it would be a huge understatement!  Sugar Flower Cake … Continue reading

Meat, Cheese, and Veggie Skewers

Meat, Cheese, and Veggie Skewers

This past weekend was the official start of autumn and it certainly does feels like it! I know many of you are looking forward to some cool weather and awesome fall foliage while others just want to have one last warm weekend to soak up the sun. That coupled with an exciting football season well … Continue reading

Grilled jalapeño poppers

Grilled jalapeño poppers

Do you like Jalapeño poppers but are not fond of the breading surrounding the outside? Do you like the gooey cheesy deliciousness you get after one bite? If you are anything like I am you want the star ingredients of your dish to shine, in this case the Jalapeño peppers and the cheese! I love … Continue reading