Putting Vampires to Flight

Crusty slices of bread are great with Italian food. We can all agree on that. Some people even take it to another level and add cheese, but is there really and truly anything better than buttery garlic bread next to a heaping pile of spaghetti bolognese? There’s just something so ethereal about a warm, crunchy,…

Bruschetta Break

It’s the end of another long workweek and I’m enjoying a 4-day weekend. Yesterday, I spent the day sleeping in, roaming around Target, doing my weekly grocery run, stopping off at Calloway’s, and grilling! It was so nice and hot outside, I couldn’t resist that stop at Calloway’s Nursery to walk around and soak up…

Fallelujah!

It’s officially fall (unofficially here in Texas where temps are still resting in the 90s) and it seems as if overnight, everyone has switched over from Summer vibes to Fall feelings! Pumpkin Spice… everything is out, Hallmark is gearing up for their scheduled run of original Christmas movies, and funky-looking squash can be found in…

Lotza Mozzarella

Do you remember when you were a kid and rainy summer weather called for grilled cheese sandwiches and fries made for a good rainy day lunch before a good rainy afternoon nap? In the fall, tomato soup is the side du jour, but summertime humidity call for something a touch lighter and no less satisfying….

Oodles of Voodles & Chicken Sausage

I’ve been over-indulging a little bit lately and I’ve certainly seen the effects on the scale. I had also been eating more doughnuts and sausage rolls on Sunday mornings instead of my usual go-to oatmeal. They taste great, but creep up on one quick! I started feeling the need to scale back a little. So…