Italian Scrambled Eggs

One should eat to live, not live to eat. – Moliere I’ve been rather absent from this blog for longer than I like to admit, but I think the above quote really provides an accurate explanation as to why. When you are trying to maintain/lose weight, cooking large Italian meals that are delicious, well…you get theContinue reading “Italian Scrambled Eggs”

Holy Rosary Italian Street Festival

With much regret, I have to say that with all of the excitement, work, and fun going on during the Italian festival, I got really distracted and forgot to take pictures of the most important part…the food!  Friday was a pretty hectic day, considering it took me forever to try to get out of Chicago. Continue reading “Holy Rosary Italian Street Festival”

Chicken Salad Obsession

So I was pretty bummed about not being able to have a kitchen adventure on Sunday, so I thought I would throw one in during the week!  The other night I realized I had put chicken in the refrigerator to thaw, and since I am leaving for the weekend, it needed to be cooked.  I am obsessed, andContinue reading “Chicken Salad Obsession”

Food Extravaganza

“Other things may change us, but we start and end with family.”― Anthony Brandt I came across this quote and I wanted to share it.  Of everything I know, this quote is something I know to be 100% true.   No matter what, no matter where, no matter when, family should be at the core ofContinue reading “Food Extravaganza”

A True Kitchen Adventure II

A typical cousin dinner would not be the same without some elaborate element, so Gina and Concetta decided to get gorgeous table settings for our dinner from A Classic Party Rental.  Working at a rental company definitely has its perks for our small gatherings!  They were both so much help Saturday night and I am prettyContinue reading “A True Kitchen Adventure II”

Good Mood Food

Yesterday was such a great day!  I started off the morning having breakfast with my roommates.  I got my inspiration for the day while we were eating. My roommate ordered Eggs Benedict and thought the sauce was not edible.  She pretty much took it all off.  I remembered  my new recipe book included a recipe forContinue reading “Good Mood Food”