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Roasted Lemon Chicken Recipe

Roasted Lemon Chicken Recipe

Every woman needs to master at least two dinner recipes in case she ever gets to host a party. This roasted lemon chicken recipe came from a silly book, believe it or not, and I only tried making it to see if it was a joke last Thanksgiving. Turns out, […]

Halloween Cookies Recipe

Halloween Cookies Recipe

Boo! It’s Halloween, let’s bake some Halloween Cookies! I took my favorite recipe for spice cookies which I make every Christmas and turned them into skeleton gingerbread men for the ultimate Halloween treat. Look! I had a super cute Vine of these, but then Vine went kaput so a pic […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! There are plenty of great ways to support breast cancer research foundations and organizations. You can donate directly to your preferred cause, or use your purchasing powers at local establishments to give back. Important facts About Breast Cancer In The United States: One in […]

Fig and Prosciutto Flatbread Pizza

Fig and Prosciutto Flatbread Pizza

This is one of the easiest recipes that will match any summer cocktail, wine or spritzer – Fig and Prosciutto Flatbread Pizza. Very simple and fast, pair with any backyard party or enjoy as light lunch or dinner meal. Fig and Prosciutto Flatbread Pizza Ingredients: Naan flatbread Fresh Burrata Good […]

Renegade Craft Fair Chicago

Renegade Craft Fair Chicago

Summer in Chicago is coming to a close so when you have a chance to be outside, that’s just what you have to do. This weekend, Renegade Craft Fair came to Chicago and it was the perfect opportunity to be outside, look at artsy, handmade stuff and but a few […]

Steak Night – Reverse Sear

Steak Night – Reverse Sear

Everyone needs to master cooking the perfect steak. I found out my favorite cut is the filet mignon, cooked rare to medium-rare. You too? Great, then keep reading! Unfortunately, we (you and I, we’re in this together) can’t afford to go to steakhouses every 2-3 weeks. Which is why I […]

S’mores Dip

S’mores Dip

I already made this twice in 3 weeks… So. Fucking. Good. Plus it takes like 15 minutes to make. 20 tops. BTW, National Smores Day is today, hence this post. Tip: Bring fresh strawberries in the mix too, either slices to wedge in between crackers, or whole to use in […]

Pumpkin Apple Oat Dog Treats

Pumpkin Apple Oat Dog Treats

My recipe is as follows: 16T oats 2 small apples, peeled and grated 1T honey or agave nectar 8oz pumpkin puree 1 egg 8T whole wheat flour   Combine wet ingredients until smooth, add oats and flour, Mix well. Drop spoon-fulls on a baking sheet, flatten.  Bake at 350F about 30 minutes, […]

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and this year it falls on a Sunday, my favorite day of the week. Why? Because Sunday is Brunch Day! Here are a few ideas for spoiling Mom on her official Day of the Year.   1. Sunday Brunch. Zagat made a nice […]

World Nutella Day

World Nutella Day

I have to admit, I forgot today was World Nutella Day but thanks to the interwebs and hashtags I’m all caught up. Not that I wasn’t prepared, of course. All you need is a spoon. No spoon? Use your fingers. I won’t tell! 😉