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#Potato-Leek Soup

I really dove right into Chrissy Teigen’s latest cookbook. This #Potato-Leek Soup reminds me of the Chrissy we know with indulgent ingredients of comforting favorites. Pillsbury pie crust “hashtags” dipped in stodgy soup–YUP! Rating: A- How to make it an A+: It’s good, but…

January 22, 2023

Vacation Food

What does one eat on a week-long trip to Cape Cod? A whole lot of EVERYTHING! Among our many fabulous meals, I made some pretty tasty dinners and treats! See below for Grilled Corn on the Cob with Feta and Chives and Cherry Berry…

September 13, 2021

Spicy Potatoes with Tahini & Soy

I am so lucky for my latest Ottolenghi cookbook, Flavor! These Spicy Potatoes with Tahini & Soy were not short of that by any means. Details below on all the flavor! Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: Really nice. Note: I couldn’t…

January 5, 2021

Three Cheese Quiche

The Magnolia Table cookbook continues to be so hit-or-miss! Luckily, this Three Cheese Quiche was a MAJOR hit! Details below on this basic dish that was perfect to make ahead for Christmas morning! Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: Such a flavorful…

December 28, 2020

Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

A salad feels special when it’s served with homemade dressing! Making your own is so easy, and takes just minutes, that I say, why not?! This Buttermilk Ranch Dressing, from the Magnolia Table cookbook, is a reliable ranch that everyone will enjoy! Rating: A…

July 5, 2020

Bow Tie Pasta with Baby Kale & Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Two of my favorite things are sun-dried tomatoes and artichokes. Put them together and you have a dish I NEED to try. This Bow Tie Pasta with Baby Kale & Sun-Dried Tomatoes really does showcase the individual amazingness of those two ingredients, and in…

March 10, 2020

Cheddar-Chive Potato Soufflé

What a fancy way to enhance mashed potatoes! This Cheddar-Chive Potato Soufflé, from Real Simple, gives a smooth, fluffy upgrade to a classic side! Recipe below. Enjoy! Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: Delish if you’re into super-light and smooth potatoes. If…

February 24, 2020

Bacon-Potato Soup with Cheddar and Chives

What an ending to the weekend! The weather was on the warmer side for February which meant that we covered a lot of New York City ground! This tired mama didn’t want to prepare anything too crazy, so here is a Bacon-Potato Soup with…

February 23, 2020

Creamy Mushroom Soup with Chives

I just can’t get enough of Real Simple magazine’s soups! They are so reliable and quick and make a winter weeknight meal extra cozy! Try this Creamy Mushroom Soup with Chives for your next hygge night at home. Details below! Rating: A- How to…

January 14, 2020