Almond Joy Cookies

I love experimenting with boxed cake mixes, so recently when I found that Duncan Hines had come out with a coconut cake mix, my heart started beating faster.I do this same recipe for Cherry Chip cookies, but wow, it is amazing with the almond and drizzle of chocolate. If you want to do a "Mounds" […]

Pepperoni Calzone

  I took some basics from the Buca di Beppo calzone recipe, but used my own pizza sauce and pizza dough recipes. This was SO tasty! The crust actually turned out crunchier than when I make pizza. I did pepperoni in this simple recipe, but feel free to stuff this "angry pizza" with your favorite […]

Spicy Korean Bulgogi

Spicy Korean Bulgogi

One of my favorite things to do when I visit a new area, whether it be another city or country, is check out the grocery store. There is always so much to learn! This passion really came to fruition when a friend of mine, David A. Williams, came to town for a photography conference, and […]

cuke a pickles


Whether you call them Cuke-a-Pickles, or Half-Sours, my favorite word for them is “NUMMY.” Heralding from a Polish/German background, it was inevitable that I was going to be a “pickler” at some stage in my life. My Dad makes the finest baby dills around, and HIS Mom would pickle anything that stood still long enough. […]