Soy Ginger Pork Meatballs with Zucchini and Snow Pea Fried Rice
Soy Ginger Pork Meatballs with Zucchini and Snow Pea Fried Rice made using a Blue Apron kit. My review of the Blue Apron delivery service. After my Blue Apron post a few months ago, I continued to use the service and I still really love it. (On my own dime, it was not sponsored in [...] The post
Summer Dips and Appetizers
Summer Dips and Appetizers that are perfect for snacking and summer entertaining. Greek Yogurt Ranch Dip – A healthier take on the crowd favorite – ranch dip. This one is full of fresh herbs and made with Greek yogurt. This is also really great on a baked potato. I always keep some in my fridge ...
Summer Corn Side Dishes
5 Summer Corn Side Dishes that are perfect for your summer gatherings. Lemony Herb Summer Tortellini Salad – This tortellini salad is so delicious. It is bright and lemony and a great make ahead side dish to bring to a bbq or picnic. I like to serve it with grilled chicken. The dressing for this
June 2016 Goals
(Taken at the Massachusetts National Cemetary. They put out over 6000 flags for Memorial Day and it is breathtaking.) The last few months have been tough. March, April, and May proved to be challenging, exhausting, and stressful. Without question, they have been the most expensive we’ve ever had.
Tips for Making The Best Pizza Ever
I’m from New Jersey. We take our pizza very seriously. When I go for a visit, the first thing I do (after a trip to Wawa) is get a piece of pizza from my favorite pizza shop. (Primo’s Pizza. No kidding, it’s the only phone number from my childhood that I remember.) And I get [...] The post Tips for
5 No Bake Desserts Perfect for Summer
5 No Bake Desserts Perfect for Summer – No need to turn on the oven for these cool summer treats. If you live in New England in the summer, you probably understand my aversion to turning on the oven in the summer months. We don’t have air conditioning and the moment I turn the oven [...] The post
Lemon Buttermilk Layer Cake
Lemon Buttermilk Cake brushed with lemon syrup and frosted with lemon buttercream. Decorated to look like a bright and cheery garden. It’s funny what makes me happy these days. Things that I didn’t think that I liked doing actually bring me great amounts of joy. I always thought that editing video
Healthier Orange Chicken and Vegetables
Healthier Orange Chicken and Vegetables is a quick dinner everyone in your family will love. Whew, it’s been a crazy couple of weeks. My grandmother fell and is in the hospital, so my sister and I went to New Jersey to help. (She’s doing a lot better, thank goodness!) It wasn’t a planned trip ...
Strawberry Caprese Salad [and VIDEO]
How to make a delicious Strawberry Caprese Salad. Using ripe summer strawberries, fresh mozzarella, basil, pistachios, olive oil and balsamic vinegar. I have a confession. I don’t like raw tomatoes. I like them cooked, but the texture of raw tomatoes isn’t my thing. Being from the Garden State, ...
May 2016 Goals
April was nutty. But I got a lot of stuff done. If you were a closet, cabinet, or drawer in my house – you weren’t safe. I’ve been purging, purging, and purging some more. It feels so good to get rid of the excess. I try really hard to not accumulate for the sake of [...] The post May 2016 Goals ...