Cooking & Recipes

If you have been following me for a while, you know that New Orleans is on my bucket list for several reasons; its people, its joie de vivre, its culture and definitely its food such as Oysters Rockefeller, Shrimp Étouffée, Pecan Pie, Red Beans & Rice, Beignets, Maque Choux, Muffuletta, Jambalaya, Pralines, Po` Boy, Boudin, […]

In honor of the big game, TODAY is bringing you our top picks for the the best food for the Super Bowl. From classic chicken wings to creamy dips to over-the-top desserts, here are 50 winning recipes to try on Super Bowl Sunday. Baked or fried, slathered in Buffalo or barbecue sauce, these crispy snacks […]

Every monkey bread recipe I’ve ever seen is made with butter and brown sugar resulting in a caramel covered pull apart bread. This recipe intrigued me because of its main ingredient. Lemon. Lemon? Yes indeed. It is a bright fresh citrus bread drizzled with butter, lemony sugar and a sweet glaze. Lemon is so vibrant […]

Mexican Wedding Cookies, Russian Tea Cakes, Sugar Butter Balls, Polvorones, Snowball Cookies, Egyptian Feast Cookies, Nut Butter Balls, Norwegian Snowballs, Kourambie, Walnut Delights, Pecan Petites, Holiday Nuggets, Swedish Heirloom Cookies …these melt-in-your-mouth cookies are known by many different names around the world. My grandmother called them Sugar Butter Balls. Wedding Cookies Every time I bite into […]

Rarely does takeout or delivery fall under the “healthy eating” category. But you can get the same taste experience once you learn how to make stir-fry at home. It will convince you that the classic Asian-style cooking method can (and should) be part of your weekly dinner meal plan. With oodles of vegetables, lean cuts […]

A regular workout regime can be quite a commitment. Whether it’s going to the gym before or after a day at work or you are at home watching the latest celebrity fitness DVD, your daily timetable isn’t the only thing that has to adjust; your eating pattern does too.  So to fit in with your […]

A video from ‘Instagram famous’ baker Eloise Head showing viewers how to make Oreo cheesecake cookies from five ingredients has gone viral on social media. The 26-year-old, who is the founder of FitWaffle Kitchen, an Instagram page dedicated to decadent desserts that take just a few minutes to prepare, has amassed almost 25,000 likes on […]

This Pumpkin Spice Cake starts with a boxed cake mix with pumpkin puree and topped with a delicious homemade buttery cream cheese frosting! PUMPKIN SPICE CAKE WITH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING This tasty and incredibly easy cake combines those spice flavors of fall with creamy pumpkin and is topped off with a buttery cream cheese frosting. This […]

M&M’s Minis Holiday Sugar Cookie Dough You’ll have tons of fun making these drool-worthy desserts. They combine red and green mini M&M’s with Toll House’s classic sugar cookie dough. The dough even has break-apart pieces, so it’s super easy to bake up. Pick them up at Walmart. These are every bit as splendid as the […]

One of my all time favorite holiday recipes to make is a really good pumpkin roll. I decided to change things up a bit and do a Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Roll! You guys would never guess that this is one of my most popular post of the year! It’s so easy to make that anyone […]

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