17 Recipes for Football Season

The fall and football season are right around the corner and I don’t know about you but I’m excited to watch my Blue Devils (I bet you can’t get season football tickets for only $80 at your alma mater!) and  Bengals.  In honor of the Bengals’ 17 game season (one bye week,) here are 17 of  my favorite, crowd-pleasing recipes that are perfect for sharing on … Continue reading 17 Recipes for Football Season

Decadent Banana Bread with Mini Chocolate Chips

This recipe is a decadent spin on the classic banana bread – improved, in my opinion, with the addition of mini chocolate chips.  Every bite is delicious and dense, packed with chocolate and banana.  It’s a great way to use your overripe bananas and if for some reason it doesn’t disappear within a a day of baking, it freezes well tightly wrapped in foil.  I like to … Continue reading Decadent Banana Bread with Mini Chocolate Chips

Classic Crème Brûlée

Today I’m sharing a recipe for one of my top five favorite desserts.  If you’ve never made crème brûlée before you’re going to be surprised by how simple it is to make the classic, creamy, decadent dessert.  All you need to whip up this fancy pants dessert is a pint of whipping cream, 4 eggs, sugar, salt, vanilla and some cute ramekins and a blow torch. What to … Continue reading Classic Crème Brûlée

Dark Chocolate Dipped Almond Biscotti

What to buy (makes about 20 biscotti): 1 2/3 cups blanched sliced almonds 3 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon almond extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/8 teaspoon salt semi-sweet chocolate, white chocolate or milk chocolate for drizzling or dipping What to do: preheat oven to 350 degrees and cover a baking tray with parchment paper, spray with … Continue reading Dark Chocolate Dipped Almond Biscotti

Crunchy Baked Tacos {and a #BeyondMeat Giveaway!} {Giveaway Closed}

Update: the giveaway is now closed (8/12/14) and I’ve emailed the big winner and 5 bonus swag kit winners to let them know.  Everyone who entered will receive a coupon for BeyondMeat.  Thanks for entering!! Happy Friday everyone! Lately I’ve been on a big taco kick and have made this recipe for Spicy Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos with Mango Guacamole almost weekly.  Another one of my … Continue reading Crunchy Baked Tacos {and a #BeyondMeat Giveaway!} {Giveaway Closed}