Sophisticated Dessert: Wine Poached Pears Recipe

Making desserts and meals with seasonal fruits is absolutely a great step to take when entertaining company. The meal tastes better, and guests tend to be impressed when the cook pays attention to seasonal foods. One great seasonal dessert to cook for friends and family is wine poached pears! Poached pears are best made using … Continue reading “Sophisticated Dessert: Wine Poached Pears Recipe”

Sweet, Simple Breakfast: Baked Apple Cider Donuts

Back in my hometown of New Jersey, I used to love the arrival of fall. It meant great pumpkin treats, but even better than that, it meant fresh apples from the Hacklebarney Farm Cider Mill, and all the apple treats that would entail. One particular favorite of mine was apple cider donuts! These donuts should … Continue reading “Sweet, Simple Breakfast: Baked Apple Cider Donuts”

Healthy Breakfast on the Go: Apple Cinnamon Muffins

It’s officially apple-picking season, and there is nothing better than a delicious apple cinnamon muffin to go with your coffee in the morning. With healthy ingredients like non-fat Greek yogurt, flaxseed, and whole wheat flour, these muffins are both delicious and good for you!  Photo: Courtesy Flickr user Vegan Feast Catering

A Perfect Lunch: Peanut Chicken Soba Noodle Salad

When I was commuting into the city this past spring and needed to pack lunch that was easy, delicious and easy to pack, this was my go-to meal. It made just enough so that I could get 2 good size lunches out of it. I loved that I never had to worry about keeping it … Continue reading “A Perfect Lunch: Peanut Chicken Soba Noodle Salad”

Monster Cookies are Everything You Ever Wanted

I came across this recipe back in high school when I spent a butt ton of hours watching the Food Network. Miss Paula Dean, say what you’d like about her, had acquired a recipe from someone and had adapted it to her liking. Since the first time I made them, they have become a staple … Continue reading “Monster Cookies are Everything You Ever Wanted”