Monthly Archives: May 2012

Foodbuzz 24×24: Mangia! An Italian Feast

Ask anyone who is Italian, and they’ll tell you that their culture revolves around food. Growing up, Sunday afternoons meant a big pot of sauce on the stove, homemade Italian bread in the oven, and fresh pasta being cranked through … Continue reading

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Funfetti Cookie Sandwiches

Since I was a little girl, funfetti has always been a favorite cake flavor of mine. I’m not even sure that it really qualifies as a flavor, since it’s essentially just white cake with sprinkles mixed in. Either way, it’s … Continue reading

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Creamy Taco Mac

People who write food blogs, tend to also read food blogs, and therefore popular recipes spread like wild-fire across the food blog community. Before you know it, you’ve seen a cake pop and oreo truffle on every food blog. About a year … Continue reading

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream

On the outside, my mom and I look nothing alike. She’s an olive-skinned, dark-haired Italian, while I’m the spitting image of my dad’s sisters with my light skin, light brown hair and green eyes.  Personality wise, we’re not such a match either. I tend to … Continue reading

Posted in Chocolate, Ice Cream & Frozen Treats, Peanut Butter | 8 Comments

Browned Butter Sugar Cookies

For some reason, browned butter always intimidated me. That was, until I actually made it and realized how easy it was to make! All you’re doing is heating up the butter until it reaches the point to where it browns, and … Continue reading

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Chicken with Mustard Cream Sauce

I’m always on the hunt for quick, simple chicken dishes that can be made with ingredients that I typically keep on hand. This dish fits the bill perfectly, and is perfect for those nights when you have nothing planned for … Continue reading

Posted in Chicken, Healthy, Main Dish | 3 Comments

Tomato and Basil Bruschetta

When it comes to cooking, sometimes less is more. Bruschetta is a perfect example of this. You don’t need a ton of ingredients or complicated cooking processes to make a phenomenal appetizer – just a few ingredients and a sharp knife. The simplicity … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizer, Italian | 2 Comments

Cold Veggie Pizza

If you’re looking for a different spin on a veggie platter for your next party, look no further than this veggie pizza. It’s a great appetizer, because it is served cold or at warm temperature, so you don’t have to … Continue reading

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Banana Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Sometimes, I think people tend to believe that food bloggers are perfect. We never make a mistake, all of our dishes come out of the oven looking picture-perfect and tasting fabulous – all while our kitchens remain spotless, of course. … Continue reading

Posted in Banana, Cake | 4 Comments