Philly Travel Show Ticket Giveaway!!

  Its almost that time again for the Philadelphia inquirer travel & culinary expo at the Valley Forge casino.  This year i’m excited to be part of the expo by doing a demo and handing out some samples.  It will be a fun filled weekend with lots of great things to explore from travel to … Continue reading

Philly COOKS 2015 The Big Event

This is such a fun event.  Remember to come hungry. At Philly Cooks-The Big Event, the area’s best restaurants come to you. Taste food from 30+ Philadelphia restaurants. This year’s event will be held at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown on February 18th, from 6:30pm-9:00pm. Don’t wait, get your tickets today! Here are some of the few … Continue reading

A Very Special Evening with Garrett Snider

I love supporting great causes especially here in my hometown. Philadelphia’s top VIPs, philanthropists and chefs will gather on Wednesday, January 21st at the Rittenhouse Hotel for a very special evening hosted by Garrett Snider, to benefit the Vetri Foundation for Children.  Attendees will enjoy a whimsical evening at the beautiful Rittenhouse Hotel including cocktails, … Continue reading

Gnocchi

This recipe just takes me back to childhood. I remember seeing my grandmother make gnocchi for the first time. This recipe is egg free so anyone that has an allergy to eggs worry no more. Making gnocchi can be a fun family cooking experience. I love to get my kids involved. After making this gnocchi … Continue reading

Kerrygold Skellig Cheddar and Chive Scones

Who doesn’t love a scone? You can pretty much get them in any flavor and get super creative when making them. My mother in law is a scone aficionado (if there is such a thing, haha) so she is usually my taste tester when it comes to making the perfect scone. If she says they are good … Continue reading

Corn Fritters

I remember as a child my mom and dad making banana fritters, corn fritters and even left over rice fritters. I haven’t had corn fritters in a very long time so I figured I would give it a try and have my kids try them too. I decided to use coconut oil to fry them, … Continue reading

Thai Meatballs

My house is in total entertainment mode in the month of December. There are lots of fun ways to entertain around the holidays. Having finger foods is a plus to keep guests’, appetites satisfied. Having the traditional cheese boards or pigs in a blanket is fine but being a little more creative stands out. These … Continue reading

South Beach Wine and Food Festival

The Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE is pleased to announce its upcoming program of events.  The 14th annual Festival, taking place February 19-22, 2015, consists of more than 75 events during the four-day, star-studded gourmet gathering, featuring new parties and talent alongside a noticeable … Continue reading

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Pecan glaze

Holidays are in full effect. I have been testing lots of recipes. This was a huge hit on my thanksgiving table this year. I love a good New York cheesecake but wanted to try creating a pumpkin cheesecake with a pecan glaze. If you’re planning on bringing anything special to a holiday party or even if … Continue reading

Kerrygold USA Charcuterie platter

We all love to indulge around the holidays or maybe even on a date night.  Super excited to have partners up with one of my favorite cheese brands Kerrygold USA.  One of the things my husband and I love to do is create cheese/meat boards, for ourselves or guests.  We enjoy them with either wine … Continue reading