Category Archives: Super Easy

Brussel Sprouts with Bacon & Shallots

I love the purity of brussel sprouts to begin with… I won’t bore you with our childhood tales of brussel sprouts, but I’m sure you get the picture. When I was finally old enough to cook and have my own … Continue reading

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Best Poppy Seed Cake Recipe

Best Poppy Seed Cake Recipe Ingredients: 1 box yellow or lemon cake mix 4 ounces vanilla or lemon instant pudding pack 2 ounces poppy seeds (save some for icing) 4 eggs 1 cup cooking oil 1 cup white wine  2 … Continue reading

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Fried Green Tomatoes

Living in Florida, nothing says “Southern” like fried green tomatoes.  The funny thing is… I remember growing up on an Ohio farm in the storybook town of Troy with my Mom making these every tomato season as if it were … Continue reading

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Parmigiano-Reggiano Crisps

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Parmigiano-Reggiano Crisp Recipe If you’re having dinner guests, and you’d like to dress up a Teriyaki Chicken Caesar Salad, adding these Parmigiano-Reggiano Crisps introduces an elegant touch.  They are also delicious to eat as a snack, and low-carb too. Purchasing Parmigiano-Reggiano … Continue reading

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Gourmet Iced Tea

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Cool off this summer with Gourmet Iced Tea. Iced Tea is something that should always be available in your refrigerator.  Not only is it a much healthier alternative to sodas and juice drinks, it’s too fast and easy to make, … Continue reading

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Chicken & Broccoli Stromboli

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Stromboli is similar to Italian pizza, but instead of being flat, the dough is tri-folded around the ingredients.  Typically, when one thinks of Stromboli, they usually confuse it with the more popular Calzone, where the dough is folded once over … Continue reading

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Salads: Easy as 1,2,3

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Who says making a salad has to be work.  Pull a few ingredients from the refrigerator, take care in preparing each ingredient for the salad, and arrange.  It’s really just that easy. Here, I’ve chosen Girard’s Blue Cheese Vinaigrette, however, … Continue reading

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Hamburgers with Garlic Mayonnaise, Marinated Red Onions & Brie Cheese

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Absolument délicieux! (Absolutely Delicious!) This is one of the tastiest burgers I’ve ever eaten. It’s the complex way the garlic mayonnaise adds depth and compliments the hamburger patties, the more garlic mayo, the better. And the marinated red onions are … Continue reading

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Eggplant Parmesan

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This recipe calls for a technique of salting of the eggplant, also known as purging. Salting the eggplant first will accomplish two things:  enhance flavor while drawing out the water that causes bitter flavors, as well as collapses the air … Continue reading

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Cabbage Rolls

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