Easy Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Valentine’s Day. The most romantic day night of the year. This year was Max’s and mine first Valentine’s since 2011. Oh the joys of a long distance relationship. Boo. Needless to say, I wanted our holiday to be especially special … Continue reading

Olive Garden’s Steak Gorgonzola Alfredo Pasta

Yesterday I posted on Olive Garden’s Chicken and Gnocchi soup. The night I made that soup for Max, I also tried out another Olive Garden recipe: their Steak Gorgonzola Alfredo Pasta. My small apartment kitchen was literally a regular Italian … Continue reading

Olive Garden’s Chicken and Gnocchi Soup

One of our favorite restaurants is Olive Garden. I know, I know, I’ve received a lot of criticism for this, but you can’t fight fate. If you’ve ever had their Chicken and Gnocchi soup, you’d know what I mean. With … Continue reading

Family Recipe: Mrs. Thomas Casserole

Casserole. It’s comfort food, really. Satisfying and best served with a heaping dose of melted cheese on a chilly afternoon.¬†Oh, and they taste even better reheated as leftovers. See? Even Max loves this family recipe! I’m not entirely sure where … Continue reading

Cookie Dough Cheesecake

If you’ve ever been to the Cheesecake Factory, then you know how scrumptious their cheesecake is. Hello – cheesecake is in the name of the restaurant! How could their delectable desserts be anything other than extraordinary? My favorite you ask? … Continue reading

Holiday Pumpkin Cheesecake

Two weeks ago, I wanted to dazzle my officemates with a fantastic holiday recipe at our Thanksgiving Luncheon. Unfortunately, I’m not a huge fan of pies. Crazy, I know. Because of my strange pie aversion, my first thought went straight … Continue reading

Glazed Pecans

With the holidays right around the corner, it’s always a good idea to have a quick and easy recipe on hand. This recipe is one of my favorites for several reasons: Sweet (and salty) snack Great as a garnish for … Continue reading

Easiest Lamb Korma Ever

One of my first posts as a hodgepodger was a recipe, specifically a recipe for Chicken Tikka Masala. Typically making tikka masala is a rather complex recipe requiring lots of fancy spices. Now, I don’t mind challenging recipes, but I … Continue reading

Betty Crocker Mix: Pumpkin Spice Cookies

I’ll be honest, I found this in the commissary in the value aisle. It was only a dollar! ONE dollar! I was feeling festive (did I mention we had a Thanksgiving Luncheon this week at work?) and when I saw … Continue reading