Mastering The Art of French Cooking: Beer Braised Beef and Onions

Julia Child dedicated her book, Mastering the Art of French Cooking to, La Belle France, whose peasants, fisherman, housewives, and princes- not to mention her chefs though generations of inventive and loving concentration… Continue reading

Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream

Oh and did I mention, it’s VEGAN! Tonight marks the first time I have ever made my own ice cream. It was quite exciting actually, it turned into ice cream right before my… Continue reading

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cream Pies

It’s that time again….Fall! My favorite time of year, a time when all things pumpkin is perfectly accepted and encouraged. I’m sure you are all familiar with the “Little Debbie” oatmeal creme pies.… Continue reading

Pancakes Come From Heaven

Honey comes from bees, apples come from trees and pancakes come from heaven. I have been on a bit of a pancake kick recently, not sure if it’s just because I am craving… Continue reading

Mini Rustic Cherry Tarts

So last week when I came home from work I found my roommate baking cherry turnovers. Being the fabulous roommate that she is, she not only informed me that they were dairy free,… Continue reading

Spanish Watermelon Gazpacho

Hello friends! It’s been awhile since I have been able to catch up on my culinary adventures. I am however very happy to announce two items; one is that I finally received my… Continue reading

Ready. Set. Spiralize!

Huh? The reaction I typically get when I mention one of my latest kitchen gadgets- The Spiralizer. It’s quite popular actually so if you haven’t heard about it I suggest you get familiar.… Continue reading

Chicken Salad with a Twist

How many people like a good chicken salad? When I say chicken salad know that I am talking about chicken salad with chunks of chicken, mayo, celery and grapes. Well I love chicken… Continue reading

Tuscan Kale and White Bean Soup

Cold, has been the word on the street the past week. The weather has been a lot chillier than RVA is used to and that’s only good for one thing…soup. I haven’t made… Continue reading

Buffalo Chicken Chili & Honey Beer Bread

You could say I am a bit of a chicken wing connoisseur, being born and raised in upstate NY has made me a bit of a snob when it comes to chicken wings… Continue reading