Dark Chocolate Espresso Torte with Strawberry Coulis 

For most, there are certain foods that naturally go-together…bacon & eggs, strawberries & champagne, burgers & fries. But, for me, it gets a bit more dark…as in DARK chocolate and rich DARK espresso.  I absolutely love the stuff!  Dark chocolate & a glass bottle of Cabernet…espresso & dark chocolate dipped biscotti…dark chocolate & a rich stout..dark chocolate rimmed cup…

Breakfast Egg Rolls

Egg Roll Wrappers may be my newest pantry staple.  Aside from making traditional egg rolls, these beautifully simple sheets are extremely versatile.  In case you didn’t know, egg roll wrappers (yes, the ones in the produce section of the supermarket) are basically sheets of pasta and can be used in sooooo many ways, and as…

Forget the Cookies & Ornaments…Holiday Gift Ideas for Teachers

I’ve never been one for tradition, so it’s only fitting that I go a little outside-the-box when it comes to teacher gifts during the holidays.  As a parent of two rowdy, ADHD, challenging boys, I recognize the importance and patience of the boys’ teachers.  Honestly, I should probably be giving each of them a bottle…

Simply Sesame Wedge Salad

Up until a couple of months ago, I’d never tried a “wedge” salad. Granted, it’s only iceberg lettuce and toppings, but iceberg has never thrilled me, so I’ve never ordered or made one. Then, came lunch at the Dogfish Head Brew Pub and all that changed. With heirloom grape tomatoes, Applewood smoked bacon, and goat…

Gratitude & Thanksgiving 2016

While it may seem completely unconventional and a massive departure from tradition, spending Thanksgiving in Savannah’s Forsyth Park has become our little family’s tradition.

Celebrating National Pizza Month with #SundaySupper

Let me begin by saying, yeast bread dough is probably the most versatile “ingredient” you can learn to make.  Basic yeast dough can be turned into so many different meals.  From cinnamon roll breakfasts to pizzas, yeast dough can become sweet or savory with the addition/deletion of flavorings and fillings.