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Lupa

Mario Batali’s Lupa

In New York, NY, Travel & Restaurants On July 5, 2012 0 Comments

Funny story how I actually ended up in Lupa one sunny afternoon while walking the streets of New York. My husband and I were actually looking for a… Read More »

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Connecticut’s Famous Mystic Pizza

In Mystic, CT, Travel & Restaurants On July 5, 2012 0 Comments

So I asked myself …Self, how can you travel through CT on a New England road trip without stopping in Mystic for a slice of the famous pie?… Read More »

ElChorro

El Chorro

In Scottsdale, AZ, Travel & Restaurants On June 18, 2012 2 Comments

On the prowl for a great brunch spot in the Phoenix Valley? We found just that last week while aimlessly driving around after Church with our stomachs growling…. Read More »

FinishedMartini

Blood Orange Martini

In Drinks On May 26, 2012 0 Comments

What usually inspires me to blog a recipe is an experience I had with the food in question. Who I was with, where I was, how I felt,… Read More »

fried eggplant recipe

Fried Eggplant

In Appetizers, Blog, Italian On May 26, 2012 0 Comments

One of my favorite appetizers is actually taking a favorite classic Italian dish — Eggplant Parmigiana — and stopping halfway through the recipe! When us kids would gather… Read More »

breakfast al fresco

Breakfast Al Fresco

In Blog, Breakfast On May 26, 2012 0 Comments

Aaah the pleasures of starting off the day with breakfast outside. Now that I live in Arizona I start almost every morning that way but especially look forward… Read More »

T. Cook's at the royal palms

Restaurant Reviews – T. Cook’s at The Royal Palms

In Blog, Phoenix, AZ, Travel & Restaurants On May 16, 2012 0 Comments

mmmmm…Mother’s Day — my favorite time of the year. Why, you ask? Because I have an awesome family who takes me to T. Cook’s Mother’s Day Brunch every… Read More »

chocolate croissant

Quick & Eazy Croissants

In Blog, Breakfast On May 14, 2012 0 Comments

Nothing better than serving warm-from-the-oven filled croissants that take only minutes to make! I have literally made dozens of versions of these croissants, but these are my favorites… Read More »

rhode island restaurant

Arturo Joe’s in Rhode Island

In Blog, Rhode Island, Travel & Restaurants On May 14, 2012 0 Comments

Even die hard foodies wouldn’t normally cross the country a second time to sample a dish that was prepared to perfection – or would they? Well, this one… Read More »

mozarella appetizers

Mozzarella Pinwheels

In Appetizers On May 10, 2012 0 Comments

1. Unroll the mozzarella sheet, being careful not to tear or break it. 2. Either lay down basil leaves or spread generously with pesto. 3. Top with either… Read More »