Maple-Walnut Fudge

Authentic homemade fudge has officially become my Achilles heel. I started out my fudge journey a couple of years ago when I made a quick and easy fudge recipe...

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Giveaway: SodaStream Home Soda Maker

This is by far one of the coolest kitchen toys I have ever played with. The notion of making homemade soda (or, POP if you’re from the Pittsburgh area)...

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The Weekend Dish

The Weekend Dish: 9/17/2011

Brrr!!! Can you feel that rush of cold air that came blowing through the middle-Eastern part of the country this week? It put me in a total fall mood,...

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Pumpkin Bread

Yesterday morning in Pittsburgh felt way more like late October than mid-September – it was chilly, drizzling and grey. And last night brought our first frost warning of the...

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10 Best Selling Soup & Stew Cookbooks

The high today in Pittsburgh might not even graze 60 degrees. Hellooooo fall! I’m officially ready for a huge pot of chili or beef stew, two of my all-time...

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How to Make a Rainbow Cake

This past weekend I made a 2nd birthday cake for the nephew of one of my best friends. The decorations they wanted were fairly simple – a lot of...

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Winner: $100 Giveaway

Congratulations to the winner of the $100 pay it forward giveaway, commenter #51 Mallory. Her cause of choice: “National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associates Disorders, Inc.“ Mallory,...

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