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Waffle with Egg, Bacon and Caramelized Onions

This morning, I put to use the new Presto waffle maker that I received from my Mom for Christmas.  Thanks Mom!  This thing is pretty amazing.  My kids, of course, wanted the standard waffle with butter and syrup (no problem) but my husband wasn’t in the mood for something too sweet.  So I made him […]

A Tip for Making Pasta Quickly

As a mother of three young kids, I often have very limited time in the kitchen.  One of the tricks I use to both conserve time and pots/pans when I make pasta is to cook my vegetables in the same pot as the pasta.  First, I boil the pasta as I normally would according to […]

Roasted Tomato and Brie-licious Quiche

It’s been a while since my last post!  Between moving to our new home in the ‘burbs, dropping off and picking up the kids from school (two separate schedules), and a naughty seven month old daughter who doesn’t want to go to bed before midnight, it’s been tough to find the time to blog. But […]

Bruschetta With A Twist

I’ve been wanting to host a crostini party for quite some time.  The great thing about a crostini is that there is an infinite variation of toppings that you can use.  Some examples are caramelized red onion-smoked salmon-chive creme fraiche or ricotta cheese-peach-local honey.  You’re limited only by your creativity.  And because each crostini is […]

Banana Coconut Bread

My husband and kids are absolutely bananas for bananas.  They’re a popular breakfast and snack item because of their convenience.  I often buy two full bunches of them, and they’re gone within a few days.  I have no idea how they disappear so quickly!  My dilemma, however, is that if I buy more bananas before […]