Archive | September, 2011
The best easy Rice Pilaf side dish recipe made at the New York Wine and Culinary Center during a cooking class

Rice Pilaf

This rice pilaf makes for the perfect side dish to any meal!  I served it with Pork Tenderloin.  Very easy and better than the packaged stuff you buy at the grocery store!     This delicious and easy rice pilaf is one of the side dishes I made at the New York Wine and Culinary […]

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pork tenderloin apple brandy sauce rice pilaf Recipe

Pork Tenderloin with Apple Brandy Sauce

This is an amazing and delicious recipe for Pork Tenderloin with fresh apples and an Apple Brandy Sauce served over rice pilaf that I made at the NY Wine and Culinary Center during my cooking class. So I promised you all I would post some of the recipes that we made at the NY Wine and Culinary […]

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New York Wine and Culinary Center on Valentine's Day for Couples' Cooking Class

New York Wine & Culinary Center Review

This is a New York Wine & Culinary Center Review from my couples’ cooking class I took there on Valentine’s day with my husband.  This post is not a recipe, but is certainly applicable to the overall theme of this blog.  I thought that this topic would be of interest to those of us who love cooking, […]

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The best Autumn Chicken Macaroni and Cheese that is easy to make, cheesy, and contains butternut squash and brussels sprouts

Autumn Chicken Mac and Cheese

This is a creamy baked macaroni and cheese recipe made with butternut squash, brussels sprouts, and chicken. This is a great fall recipe! This recipe is so yummy and has a “fall twist” to it.  Be prepared to see a plethora of mac and cheese plastered all over this blog over time.  I am trying […]

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The best and softest Snickerdoodles Cookie recipe that I have ever tried and they make a great dessert.


Snickerdoodles are so underrated.  This recipe is easy and is the best snickerdoodle cookie recipe I have tried so far. If I could have only one cookie for the rest of my life it might be snickerdoodles. It works out superbly that they are Nick’s favorite cookie, as well. This way I can bake a […]

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Baked Pasta and Chicken Sausage Casserole Recipe that is really easy to make and feeds a lot of people.

Baked Pasta with Chicken Sausage

This recipe for baked pasta with chicken sausage was super easy and had everything you need (starch, veggie, and meat) all in one dish.  Those are the easiest and best kind of meal in my eyes!  This is a wonderful dish to serve to guests – it tastes like it’s straight out of a restaurant! This […]

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