Amazing Italian Stuffed Shells with Kale

  I have been working on my patio garden and harvested some oregano, sweet basil, lemon basil and kale. Oh and my pansies were so pretty I wanted to share them as well! I brought these all in and put together the most amazing Italian Shells with Kale so I thought you might enjoy the…

Lemon & Mint Infused Water

I just returned from the Middle East and I wanted to keep up the habit of mixing mint and lemon in my drinks. I had some beautiful lemons and mint growing in my patio garden. It is so refreshing and healthy, so I wanted to share some of the health benefits with you Lemon Vit…

In the Kitchen with Lexy

Some of my fondest memories were cooking in the kitchen with my grandmother. She was an amazing cook with ethnic Russian and Polish dishes. My granddaughter Lexy has the same love for cooking and it was my great pleasure to put some mouth watering peanut butter cookies together today! We put together a little video…

Saturday Morning Brunch

I opened my eyes lazily and thought, this is Saturday! I put my shoes on as Sugar danced with an urgency for a walk. The door opened with a chill in the air that says September is here! Off through the neighborhood we went! I came back hungry for brunch! My friend Stephanie had brought…

Pork Chop Heaven

I went to the grocery store this morning and they had the best looking center cut loin chops marked down from the weekend. I scooped them up and brought them home to marinade for the grill this evening. I thought you might like for me to share the recipe. Pork chops 1 lime- Squeeze one…

The Chicken Soup Cure

I woke up with the dreaded sore throat, ear ache and body aches. The congestion is starting to set in with the night air. I am looking through the cabinets to see if I can find any Nyquil, Dayquil…anything. What I do know is I have all the ingredients for chicken soup! Yes I’m cheating,…

Peggy Marzulli Amazing Mushrooms

What is it like to have great friends that live in southern California invite you over for dinner? If the sea-coast, sunshine and breathtaking scenery weren’t enough, what if those friends were LA and Peggy Marzulli? Well that is what happened just a couple of weeks ago. Sure enough, not only did we have an…

Friday Fish

Wild Alaskan Salmon with fresh dill for a healthy Friday dinner.