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German Chocolate Cake


I’m leaving you this weekend with this absolutely decadent recipe for German Chocolate Cake. Ben’s family (his parents, brothers and their wives) were in town a few weekends ago to see our little Judah. Since we were all together, we also took the time to celebrate his dad’s birthday. I decided to make him German […]

Marinated Olives


Finally, the last post from my Spanish tapas party last month.  It’s another very easy recipe that can be thrown together, poured in a small bowl and tossed on the table in a matter of minutes.  Mix it up with the types of olives you love.  I just used basic black and Spanish green olives.  […]

Almendras (Roasted Almonds)


Many of you have been asking for the rest of the recipes from my tapas party.  Yesterday, I posted the Spicy Garlic Shrimp.  Today, I’ll give you another easy recipe served, and hopefully tomorrow I’ll finish with the marinated olives. There is not too much to say about these almonds.  They are what you would […]

Spicy Garlic Shrimp (Gambas al Ajillo)


Shrimp is one of those things that I sometimes love and sometimes hate. I hate shrimp in pasta, but I love coconut shrimp, shrimp cocktail and this spicy garlic shrimp. This was another dish I served at my Spanish tapas party about a month ago. It was probably the easiest recipe of the night and […]

Baked Creamy Chicken Taquitos


Maternity leave has been the best time of my life.  Spending 12 weeks, 24 hours a day, with my new son, Judah, has been such bliss that I can’t believe it is almost over.  It’s flown by, and now I return to my full-time job this Thursday. Not only does this mean less time with […]