Nice & Tasty Category

A Little Nuts for Coconut Lime Cake

This is one of my favorite recipes in my collection and my “go-to” dessert for special occasions. This time the special occasion was just a loving look from my husband and the words “Wanna make that lime cake?”  I know, I spoil him – I learned how to do this from my mother who has […]

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Garden Lettuce

My favorite vegetable to grow, eat, and photograph.

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Spicy Black Bean Burgers

Spicy Black Bean burgers have become one of our favorites. I would make them for myself for dinner during Matt’s busy season at work and they were a perfect meal for one. After perfecting the toppings and order of operations for burger assembly, I convinced Matt to try one and they’ve now become the perfect […]

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Sweet Saturday

It was rainy, but sweet.  A great Saturday to make strawberry jam. Scantic Valley Farms in Somers, CT began their strawberry picking this past week.  The berries are beautiful & delicious.  The farms is also gorgeous and a pleasure to visit! I have happy boys!

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Triple-Chocolate Tiramisu

I have a weakness for magazines, especially the Better Homes and Gardens Special Interest Publications.  It is true, they are of special interest to me.  I have a dessert issue from this spring that is overflowing with the most incredible desserts.   I want to share my favorite – Triple-Chocolate Tiramisu. Triple Chocolate Tiramisu 2  3-oz […]

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No More Pencils, No More Books…

Betsy graduated last night and we’re all so proud.  We’re having just a little party for her this evening and in preparation I ran a few searches on Pinterest for party ideas.  I was so excited to find this idea and thank whoever thought of this originally. You need a few simple ingredients: Reese’s Peanut […]

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A Weekend Away

My husband and I are currently enjoying a long weekend on Long Island. It’s our last day here and I’m ready for breakfast so I’m going to keep this post short!  We went wine tasting along the North Fork yesterday – a lovely way to spend a gorgeous sunny day.  It was in the mid […]

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Summer Vegetable Salad

I try to eat healthy as much as I can, but I am sure all of you know that it can be tough, and some days are better than others.  Having a Whole Foods not too far my office helps and I’m always finding new options there. During a recent trip there, while looking for […]

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