Friday Five – Peruvian addition

In appetizers, Desserts, dinners, Drinks, Friday Five, Lunch, Potpourri, Sandwiches, Sides, Soups On October 31, 2014 1 Comment

This Friday Five – Peruvian addition is inspired by our upcoming Saturday night dinner.  My wife and I are having dinner at one our friend’s house.  Rina was… Read More »


Shake Shack

In Desserts, dinners, Potpourri, Product Posts, Restaurant Food On October 30, 2014 17 Comments

The Shake Shack with its cult following in other cities will finally be coming to Chicago.  The Shake Shack will be opening on November 4th as recently reported… Read More »

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Breakfast Pizza

In Breakfast, dinners On October 30, 2014 9 Comments

So it is totally clear, and unmistakable, this idea for a breakfast pizza is 100% my daughter’s idea.  The execution is also almost all my daughter I think… Read More »

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Mexican Risotto

In Sides On October 29, 2014 10 Comments

This Mexican Risotto was awesome (if I do say so myself).  The flavors were so good together.  The spin on the Italian classic was so cool and this… Read More »

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Ding Dong Cake

In Desserts, Tuesday's Cooking Tip On October 28, 2014 12 Comments

Who doesn’t remember the Ding Dong.  It was a childhood favorite of mine.  I remember it in my school lunches a whole bunch. Now, we all know that… Read More »

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Chicken Parmesan Meatballs

In dinners On October 27, 2014 10 Comments

There are certain ideas that you see or come up with that you know are going to be a hit.  I mean, who doesn’t like Chicken Parmesan?  So… Read More »


Spook-tacular Halloween Entertaining Ideas

In Desserts On October 25, 2014 0 Comments

From boo-tiful and glamorous Halloween decorations to tempting tricks and tasty treats, the Inspirations & Celebrations Halloween Entertaining Guide shares several spook-tacular ideas to get you in the… Read More »


Friday Five – Halloween addition

In Desserts, Friday Five On October 24, 2014 8 Comments

This Friday Five – Halloween addition is pure fun.  This post really helped get me in the “spirit.”  I hope it doesn’t scare you too much.  But let’s… Read More »

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Ancho Turkey Chili

In dinners On October 22, 2014 6 Comments

As you so often read on my posts, that my recipes are created for someone else.  The most gratifying part of cooking is watching other enjoy what you… Read More »

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Tomato Caprese with Pesto

In appetizers, Tuesday's Cooking Tip On October 21, 2014 4 Comments

I wrote last week about making a pesto.  Pesto is so versatile.  I made the pesto for an adaptation of the traditional caprese.  I made this Tomato Caprese… Read More »

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