Chances are you have seen macarons all over the internet, since they have essentially replaced cupcakes as the latest dessert craze. I have yet to attempt making real macarons and can’t buy them around here. However, they inspired a little idea that popped into my mind recently as I was sampling one of the meringue-like yogurt snacks that […]
I set out to make the chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies that my mom and grandma have been making for years, but realized I didn’t have any cocoa. No worries, I think this chocolate-free version tastes just as great, and I don’t have to worry about the chocolate keeping me up at night. Though no […]
Raspberries were on sale this week and I was in the mood for a sweet baked treat, so I added some to my grocery cart along with a fresh lemon. Bearing in mind a recipe for clafoutis that I had recently read, I knew I could make something scrumptious. My husband describes clafoutis as a […]
There isn’t a whole lot happening in Central NY, but we definitely have our fair share of mouth-watering regional foods that we can be proud of. Chicken Riggies, Utica Greens and Pusties are just a few of my favorite eats that make people from other locales go “Huh?”. In this post I will share a […]
In my favorite book of all time, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (yes, I am a card-carrying geek), the protagonist is obsessed with obtaining a proper cup of tea after the earth is destroyed. Even the most advanced shipboard computers cannot seem to produce anything beyond a substance that tastes “almost, but not quite, entirely unlike […]
Do you want some Ants on a Log for a snack? “My not like ants!” But they’re just pretend ants. “Can I eat it?” Yes!
Mondays are always pretty crazy around here, and today was no exception. We are running low on groceries, and I wasn’t able to get to the store to buy anything for dinner. I spotted a can of black beans in the cupboard and brainstormed a meal based on other ingredients I had on hand. I call it […]