Shrimp Corn Dogs

Shrimp Corn Dogs

I wish I could take credit for this most excellent idea, but alas, I first heard of these from a restaurant in town called Moonshine Grill. It’s a great place and they make these amazing corndog shrimp appetizers that go really, really super-great with beer and cocktails. Already requests have begun coming in from viewers for game-day recipes and snacks and while I’m not big […]

Pizza a la Provenzal {Inspired Lunch}

Pizza a la Provenzal {Inspired Lunch}

Pizza with Cheese, Portobello Mushrooms, Garlic and Parsley “I’m craving for pizza” I told J. on Saturday. I had just finished talking with my Mother on the phone ‘mostly’ about my Grandmother’s cooking and her passion for garlic and parsley! Yes, it was time for something “a la provenzal” {something with garlic and lots of fresh parsley}–I’m anxious already, he said.  {me too} After picking […]

Halloween Cakes

Halloween Cakes

Planning a Halloween party at home or at school? These Halloween cakes are just the treat to get everyone in a ghoulish mood. My graveyard cake is not only festive, it’s easy and fun to make with the kids, too. Crushed chocolate sandwich cookies and chocolate pudding serve as the dirt – tasty and good-looking, too! Source: About.com Cooking for Kids

Recipe for slow cooker quinoa with zucchini, mushrooms and chicken sausage

Recipe for slow cooker quinoa with zucchini, mushrooms and chicken sausage

All summer I practiced with my slow cookers, adapting recipes from cookbooks and blogs, modifying some of my own stove top and oven favorites to the low-and-slow cooking style of these wonderful little machines. I knew the day would come when I would give zucchini a try, yet I feared turning it to complete and utter mush with hours of cooking. The solution? Add it […]