Carb-Cycling

Moros Y Cristianos, Black Beans and Rice

Moros Y Cristianos, Black Beans and Rice

Some people, like yours truly here, have a sweet tooth.  You know those nights.  You can’t sleep.  It’s 3:00 am.  You find yourself staring into the freezer face planting yourself in a pint of Chunky Monkey or inhaling your way through the bottom of an […]

Rooster’s Coconut Cake

Rooster’s Coconut Cake

We recently moved into a new house and my husband and I have been taking our weekends to unpack the last remaining boxes.  Fortunately, we’ve gotten to the last two or three.  Unfortunately, these are the boxes that have been shuffled around unopened year after […]

Pineapple Angel Food Cake

Pineapple Angel Food Cake

Everybody on the planet should know about this pineapple angel food cake recipe.  I’m almost embarrassed to post this, because it’s so ridiculously easy.  But seriously, everyone should know about this.  I am posting this thanks to cousin Joyce, my husband’s cousin.  She introduced this […]

Flourless Chocolate Torte with Easy Ganache

Flourless Chocolate Torte with Easy Ganache

We got a blitz of snow yesterday.  Brrrr!!!! I guess this was winter’s last little hurrah before spring.  Here’s to hoping.  Well, pretty as all this snow was, I was in serious need of chocolate today and this Sunday is Valentine’s Day after all.  And what is Valentine’s Day without chocolate???  I’ll tell you, it’s just another cold blustery gray February day.  So bring on the chocolate!

Chocolate Flourless Torte with an easy chocolate ganache and berries

Tortellini Soup

Tortellini Soup

This time of year, I crave soup.  It’s cold outside and I can’t wait to get my hands around a hot steaming cup of soup.  I am crazy about soups.  It’s also one of my favorite family traditions. I grew up in a family business. […]

French Macarons with Chocolate Buttercream

French Macarons with Chocolate Buttercream

Mandala of Macaronage Macarons are a treat of the highest order.  They remind me of the hindu monks who painstakingly draw out intricate designs in colored sand for hours, even days and/or weeks on end.  Once they deem their art piece is done, they gently […]