Carb-Cycling

How to Make a Classic Fettuccini Carbonara

How to Make a Classic Fettuccini Carbonara

Jump to recipe: Fettuccini Carbonara Ever need a break from Prego or Alfredo on your pasta noodles or zucchini zoodles?  But it’s been a long day, and you’re tired.  I get it!  You should still be able to have a tasty dinner that doesn’t take […]

Discover Durnstein, Austria on the Danube and an Apricot Tart Recipe

Discover Durnstein, Austria on the Danube and an Apricot Tart Recipe

Jump to recipe: Apricot Tart Recipe A couple years ago, Jerry and I took an AmaWaterways river cruise down the Danube.  I had never taken a cruise before so I really had no idea what to expect.  I was blown away!  If you like to […]

Layered Chocolate Sheet Cake

Layered Chocolate Sheet Cake

Jump to recipe: Chocolate Sheet Cake Yesterday was my birthday.  47 years old.  Holy crap.  How did that happen?  Well, thank God it did and I hope it keeps happening for another 47!  I love birthdays.  I think of birthdays as your own personal New […]

How to Make Homemade Cranberry Sauce

How to Make Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Have you ever made homemade cranberry sauce?  If not, you’re missing out!  It is so incredibly easy and FUN to make.  No really.  What’s fun about making cranberry sauce?  Well, have you ever gotten your hands on some of those small packing bubbles?  You know […]

Rock the Cradle Breakfast Casserole with Tricia Yearwood and The Bakery Cos.

Rock the Cradle Breakfast Casserole with Tricia Yearwood and The Bakery Cos.

A few weeks ago, my friend Cordia (Founder of The Bakery Cos.) invited Jerry, my parents (Don and Nancy), and I to the Rock the Cradle fundraiser benefiting the NICU at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, TN.  The event was held at the picturesque country chic Loveless […]

The Ever Versatile Chocolate Mousse

The Ever Versatile Chocolate Mousse

If there is any dessert that under appreciated, it’s the beautifully velvet Chocolate Mousse.  It has got to be one of the best desserts because it is so versatile as well as being smooth, deeply chocolate-y, and rich.   Before we go any further, let’s just […]

Baby Shower Chocolate Snowflake Cookies

Baby Shower Chocolate Snowflake Cookies

Jump to recipe: Chocolate Snowflake Cookie Recipe Last December I gave my girlfriend’s daughter a baby shower.  Natalie was born happy and healthy last February.  She is beyond precious!  Since the shower was in December and we were anticipating a snow fall, we themed it “Baby, […]

Homemade Pie Crust: From Mundane to Insane

Homemade Pie Crust: From Mundane to Insane

Insanely good that is!  Jump all the way down this post for a crazy easy recipe for a homemade pie crust.  This recipe is sure to impress even the pickiest of grandmas.  And just in time for the holidays too! It is common knowledge that the […]