Whole Wheat Blackberry Pancakes

Whole Wheat Blackberry Pancakes

Husband calls around 5. He says, what’s for dinner? I say, take out or breakfast food. He says, what are my options? I say hmm fried eggs, omelets, french toast, pancakes… “PANCAKES”, he shouts. OK, really healthy low cal banana pancakes? Or really delicious unhealthy pancakes? Or an in-between? IN BETWEEN! (he shouts when...

Roasted Long Hot Peppers

Roasted Long Hot Peppers

I just researched for a whole five minutes on Google to give you the correct name of this pepper, but “long hots” will have to suffice along with the picture below. Long hots seem to show up at most of my Italian family’s events and there’s no end to possible uses. Not sure if...

Whole Wheat Pizza Crust – for 2 Peeps

Whole Wheat Pizza Crust – for 2 Peeps

I really really really love my pizza dough, seen here, but now that my husband and I have a kid and adore Friday nights “in”, sometimes I just want one big ol’ pizza for the two of us. If I’m going to eat half a pizza, let’s make it whole wheat so I feel...

Caramel Toffee Chocolate Cake – For Eight

Caramel Toffee Chocolate Cake – For Eight

I like this title because it seems like it rhymes, but it actually doesn’t. Cake is fun to make because it’s fun to eat. The only problem is, most cake recipes serve 16 people. I so infrequently bake for 16 people, that I barely ever make cake (which is why pie is awesome. Shout...

Holiday Soup (Mini Meatballs and Escarole)

Holiday Soup (Mini Meatballs and Escarole)

I’ve mentioned before that Christmas is a man’s holiday, and I’d like to offer up another example (as if you needed more reasons). If you are a man and you are reading this (and you help a lot at holidays and like to cook), then I need to tell you that I am big-time...

Almond Macaroons

Almond Macaroons

You might be saying – really? cookies? and me on this new years diet plan? But the thing is, I couldn’t possibly be more excited to share this recipe with you, and I don’t even care if you make them NEXT December – just hold onto the recipe and make them at some point!...

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