Happiness Is Only Real When Shared


I abandoned blogging here for a very long time. HAPPINESS [is] ONLY REAL WHEN SHARED ― Jon Krakauer, Into the Wild I’m ashamed to say since January 2011. I’ve been busy with work and life, sounds rather typical but for me I had a lot of life adjusting to do. If you’re a return visitor, thank you for […]

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Swiss Beef Quesadilla


Lunch with Leftovers! The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found. – Calvin Trillin Some days lunch just needs to be quick while utilizing leftovers.  Quesadillas seem to be a satisfying winner that is easy to modify […]

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Unstuffed Pepper Soup


My favorite meal that my mom makes is Stuffed Peppers.  It has been a long time favorite of mine.  It isn’t my favorite meal when others make it, nor when I make it.  My mom just has the perfect knack for making stuffed peppers – I love them.  Almost every birthday, she will make me […]

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5 Minute Rolled Mozzarella


There are times when making food requires super quick.  I can get these put together in 5 minutes (maybe even less).  There are so many possible combinations for Rolled Mozzarella.  I usually make it with a batch of bruschetta or pesto. (Making two appetizers out of one is another huge time saver.) My favorite bruschetta recipe of […]

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Caramelized Onion Dip


Adapted from 101cookbooks.com This is a great dip, love it. My Changes: The original recipe calls for 3/4 cup of Greek Yogurt.  I am not a huge fan of Greek Yogurt so I cut it in half and added cream cheese.  Also, I used vidalia sweets onions and caramelized them lighter.  I also added chives […]

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