Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday and my trip to New Orleans


I don’t think I’ve mentioned it on the blog before, but a couple years ago, I took a trip to New Orleans. I was actually there for a work conference, but it was one of the most fun work trips I have ever been on. I didn’t get as much time as I would [Click to continue…]

Mushroom, Sausage and Spinach Gnocchi


“What is ga-noochy?” my dear, sweet husband asked while thumbing through the latest Better Homes and Gardens magazine.

“Um, ga-noochy? Do you mean gnocchi?” I replied.

“I dunno. It looks like ga-noochy.”

As luck would have it, I had actually picked up a package of gnocchi at the store as an impulse buy, [Click to continue…]

Stuffed Acorn Squash


Normally I try to hold on to the last bits of summer and warm weather for as long as I can. I like Fall, but it is the gateway to winter, which is by far my least favorite season. This year, I’m trying to embrace it. Sweaters are out, pumpkin beers are in [Click to continue…]

Chicken Apple Sausage Patties

Well, we made it through another week! Happy Friday! I don’t know about you, but I am ready for the weekend.

Lazy weekends mornings are my favorite. Waking up slowly, sipping coffee, sitting around in your PJs until…well, until whenever you feel like getting dressed, and most importantly, a delicious breakfast.

I rush [Click to continue…]