Baked Chicken Fingers

Who doesn’t love chicken fingers?  I realize it’s a very kid friendly food but secretly, we adults love them too.  I’ve done different variations of chicken fingers in the past but when I ran across this recipe where the panko crumbs were already toasted, I knew I had a winner.  My kids enjoyed it although […]

And The Winner Is…

Tara Moore Baker!  Congrats, girl!  Your Sur La Table gift will be sent no later than this week.:)  Thanks to all of you who entered the contest.  Stay tuned and there will be more giveaways to come! And here is a recipe for a bright, easy and refreshing summer salad.  Only the freshest ingredients will […]

Game Day Grub

It’s been a long hiatus from blogging.  It doesn’t mean I haven’t fed my family or cooked since Thanksgiving.  The site has a new look (thanks to my sweet hubby!) and I hope to share some new recipes on a more frequent basis.  Now, onto the food! I was very excited about the Super Bowl […]

Christmas Party

We hosted a Christmas party this weekend. We did hors d’oeuvres and drinks and kept it pretty casual. Here’s the menu: Hot Apple Cider Spinach and Artichoke Dip with pita chips Traditional Cheese Fondue Panko Crusted Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce Barbequed Meatballs Crudite Platter Fruit Tray White & Red Wine Raspberry Cheesecake Coffee One thing […]


With the Christmas season in full swing, our schedules become full with parties, get-togethers and family dinners. I made this wonderful hors o’doeuvre for a church gathering this past week. I won’t lie, this was quite time-consuming to prepare! The phyllo dough tends to be very fragile and buttering each thin sheet took an eternity […]