Cuisine Category Archives

Burned Brussels:

I’m not much of a chef and really don’t have a desire (at least not in my city kitchen) to slave over meals that take forever.  Last night I made my famous turkey meatball sandwiches (you should know that turkey meat is the one meat I’m proficient at using–turkey balls, turkey meatloaf, turkey tacos–just a little Forest Gump humor that’s unfortunately true).  I paired the …

Generally Speaking:

I’m the first to admit that while I love trying out new restaurants, I don’t love frequenting “trendy” spots.  Last night we had a birthday dinner for one of my best friends at The General.  While it’s not that new at this point, it was a first for me.  Admittedly, I didn’t know what to expect (although I did look up the menu ahead of …

Reduced Fat Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes:

With Thanksgiving (and Hanukkah) just days away, I figured I might as well make my reduced fast mini pumpkin cheesecakes before I miss the boat on the holiday season altogether.  They require few ingredients, little prep work and are insanely delicious.  Oh, and the graham cracker crust adds a little extra something sweet. Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 60 minutes Ingredients: Graham crackers …

Healthy Homemade Veggie Dumplings:

After a celebratory birthday dinner on Friday night at Locanda Verde , I couldn’t imagine leaving my apartment last night.  My husband and I had a much needed night in which included watching Black Fish, the killer whale special on CNN (long story short, NEVER go to Sea World), and making homemade veggie dumplings.  A few of you asked for me to share the recipe, so …

Bestowed Box:

From the time I was a little girl, I was the first in my family to open up every new snack my parents would buy from the market and sample it.  Nothing has changed except that now I’m the one doing the shopping.  So you can only imagine how excited I was to try Bestowed, the latest brainchild from nutritionist and author, Heather Bauer.  For …