Classic Rice Pudding

Classic Rice Pudding

This is my first friend recipe! Beth is pretty much the sweetest person in the world and has always supported my recipes, so I’m honored to be able to share this one from her grandmother. Remember when everyone was obsessed with cupcakes? And then pie? Ok, you heard it from me first, pudding is...

Egg Drop Soup with Shrimp

Egg Drop Soup with Shrimp

I really like Asian flavors – my husband not as much. Our weeknight staple sweet and spicy beef and edamame aside, he typically enjoys the more familiar flavorings found in Italian food, BBQ and the like. The kids like the above beef dish as well but I didn’t even try them on this soup....

Strawberries and Cream Rolls

Strawberries and Cream Rolls

A re-post for these beauties and they very much deserve it. I think they’re sort of amazing – a cinnamon roll that is filled with strawberries instead of cinnamon and topped with a creamy glaze? I’d say that’s unique. Happy to repost them because the opportunity arose for my sweet cousin Lindsay’s sprinkle! The...

I’d Like Your Help

I’d Like Your Help

Why do I have a blog? Sometimes when the creativity is lagging and I’m pressed for time I have to get back to my primary intentions. Though it may have begun as a kind gesture gifted from my brother-in-law, I’ve kept it up for six years for several specific reasons.

Julia’s Pizzelles

Julia’s Pizzelles

I always hate when I read about recipes that I can’t make because they require a bit of kitchenware I don’t own. So why am I doing it to you? Well, because pizzelles are the best. My Mom-mom Julia would show up to every family gathering with about thirty thousand pizzelles, and somehow they...

Roasted Broccoli and White Beans with Parmesan

Roasted Broccoli and White Beans with Parmesan

This Christmas season I complained to Rich about his gluten free diet; in most ways its no big deal, but there are little ways it has shaped and will shape our family’s “food traditions”. Specifically I lamented the tins of biscotti and pizzelles that were always in the kitchen of my childhood home. This...

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