Bacon Wrapped Smokies

In crock pot, meat, party food, side dishes On June 5, 2009 11 Comments

Seriously. What isn’t tasty when you add bacon ane brown sugar? These are always a super hit at parties, and the crock pot makes them easy! ingredients: 1… Read More »

lemon spaghetti

Lemon Spaghetti

In dinner, lemon, Lemon-fest 2009, pasta, side dishes On June 2, 2009 5 Comments

Part of my own personal ‘Iron Chef: Battle Lemons’ series. Adapted from Giada DeLaurentiis, this can be a main dish but I prefer to use it as a… Read More »

Lemon Browned Butter Roughy

In dinner, fish On June 1, 2009 2 Comments

This is a super quick and tasty recipe for fish. I know not everyone loves fish, but I gotta tell you – it’s good for you!! ingredients: 2… Read More »

Root Beer Float Ice Cream Cupcakes

In cupcakes, desserts, dinner, ice cream, root beer On May 27, 2009 7 Comments

Our family LOVES root beer, so I thought a perfect combination for dessert would be root beer float cupcakes. Rich root beer cupcakes, topped with a creamy, icy… Read More »


Strawberry Mochi Cupcakes

In breakfast, cake, cupcakes, desserts, fruit, hello kitty, mochi On May 25, 2009 19 Comments

A lovely, chewy mochi cake studded with strawberries. Yes – the Hello Kitty liners make them taste better… ingredients: 1/3 cup butter, softened 1 pint strawberries (rinsed, hulled,… Read More »

Slow Cooker Carnitas

In crock pot, dinner, meat, mexican On May 20, 2009 7 Comments

Warning – this is my recipe. Meaning, NOT authentic carnitas which traditionally use lard to fry ‘em up – which is surely tasty, but I just couldn’t bring… Read More »


Morning buns

In breakfast, desserts On May 18, 2009 8 Comments

When I visited Tartine in San Francisco, I found perfection in the shape of a so called ‘morning bun’. I found the recipe online, but realized that I… Read More »


Carrot Race Cars

In kids, side dishes, snacks, vegan, vegetables On May 13, 2009 5 Comments

Quite obviously this is not a recipe. Just an idea of how to make your kids get interactive with meal time. One of the kids favorite books, “I… Read More »


Mochi Waffles *moffles

In breakfast, hello kitty, japanese, kids, mochi On May 12, 2009 16 Comments

‘Moffles’ are mochi thrown into a waffle maker, thus calling themselves…moffles. While that’s all well and good, I wanted to make an actual WAFFLE. So I made up… Read More »

Coffee + Donuts Cupcakes

In coffee, cookies, cupcakes, desserts, donuts, frosting, japanese On May 11, 2009 37 Comments

*listed as one of the 20 Most Inventive Cupcakes Known to Man* All the coffee lovers in the house say HEY…HO! I LOVE coffee. I thought it’d be… Read More »

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