Traditional Deviled Eggs

Traditional Deviled Eggs

This traditional deviled egg recipe makes the perfect appetizer, side dish, lunch box staple, after-school protein snack and charcuterie board favorite.

Hard Boiled Eggs

Hard Boiled Eggs

Get all the tricks and tips for making perfect hard boiled eggs and delicious deviled eggs. Peels so easy you can do it with one hand!

Instant Pot Egg Bites

Instant Pot Egg Bites

Get that Instant Pot ready (or some mini-muffin pans) to make these nutritious and convenient egg bites. Get the recipe here and put your family’s favorite spin on each batch.

A Bite of the Mediterranean

A Bite of the Mediterranean

I think my understanding of the Greek culture was developed through the following things in order: one of the early language translations of the Bible the Olympics, the Olympic torch, and laurel leaf crowns college toga parties inspired by the movie Animal House statistics and 

Avocado Stuffed Tomatoes

Avocado Stuffed Tomatoes

Would you just look at these pretty little flavor cups? Tomato, avocado, spinach, and basil combine to create a nutrient-rich, finger food perfect for brunch, picnics, potlucks, or that space on your plate designated for vegetables. Add in a little dairy in the form of 

Corn & Black Bean Salsa

Corn & Black Bean Salsa

Ten simple steps is all it takes to make this fresh, nutritious, slightly spicy, Corn & Black Bean Salsa!

Alphabet Breadsticks

Alphabet Breadsticks

A recipe that gets kids helping in the kitchen, stimulates their creativity and is easy as A-B-C: Alphabet Breadsticks!

A Re-Introduction to Meatballs

A Re-Introduction to Meatballs

Swedish meatballs … Porcupine meatballs … Italian meatballs … Spaghetti and meatballs … Meatball subs … Meatball soup … Baked meatballs … Fried meatballs … Crock Pot meatballs …

I started thinking about how versatile meatballs are and ended up channeling my inner Forrest Gump! “I know everything there is to know about … ” meatballs.

Prosciutto-Wrapped Grilled Asparagus 

Growing up, my brothers said I was “picky” when it came to food. I did not like fresh sliced tomatoes, asparagus or eggs that weren’t scrambled. I pretty much ate everything else. Apparently, this made me a “picky” eater. I have over the years developed a love for fresh sliced tomatoes, but have yet to conquer the runny egg (although I’ve been tempted recently by those burgers topped with egg).

It was about 15 years ago, when my husband and I were staying at a bed and breakfast in Maine, that I was served a corn and asparagus frittata. I heard “asparagus” and was instantly disappointed. But I didn’t want to be rude and the dish looked really appetizing so I tried it.

Overcome dislike for asparagus? Check.

Stuffed Mushrooms

I wish there was a funny or enlightening story behind these mushrooms. There isn’t. Fact is, I had a package of button mushrooms in the refrigerator that were rapidly approaching a move to the trash can. They needed a bit of TLC and a flavor boost.