FOOD & DRINK

Quinoa Enchilada Casserole

Quinoa Enchilada Casserole It is time for me to get on the quinoa wagon.  I am so unfamiliar with this grain (technically it is a seed), that I butcher the pronunciation every time. It is pronounced "KEEN-Wah."  Say it with me, "KEEN-Wah." I've eaten it before with...

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Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

My son's class is having a Valentine's Day party today and he asked me to make homemade cupcakes to share with his classmates.  There's nothing better than a sweet treat to make the day even more special!  Instead of decorating 20 cupcakes in the same way, we chose...

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Game On

Game On

It's Super Bowl weekend! Although I don't watch football nearly as much as I used to, I married a sports fan and every once and awhile I still enjoy watching a game. My appreciation for the game of football started in junior high school.  My best friend, Shannon was a...

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Easy Homemade French Bread

  Connecticut and most of New England is about to get pounded with a snow blizzard.  We've heard everything from 15 to 30 inches of snow!  In anticipation that we might be snowed in for a couple of days and can't get to the supermarket, I pulled out my favorite...

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Beer on Sunday

A couple years ago, I took a photo of this sign at Whole Foods.  WooHoo!  It was such a cause for celebration to be able to buy beer on a Sunday, that I actually paused for a split second to snap a photo.  At long last, the state of Connecticut allowed beer to be sold...

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You had me at “Hello”

Happy Friday!  I'm super excited about this weekend because a couple of my best girlfriends are whisking me away for an overnight birthday celebration at a resort.  We have no plans except go to the Spa. Shop. Eat. Drink. Repeat.  In anticipation of the...

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Asparagus and Prosciutto Appetizer

Asparagus and Prosciutto Appetizer

We usually don't keep prosciutto in the house because I find a way to incorporate it in everything I eat.  Over the holidays we did a lot of entertaining, I had some left over and decided to make one of my favorite appetizers.  It is a delicious combination of...

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