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GO PENS! with All-Occasion Sugar Cookies

After coming painfully close to raising the Cup last year, the Pittsburgh Penguins have earned a rematch with the Detroit Red Wings in the Stanley Cup finals, set to...

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An Inspired Cobb Salad

The inspiration for this salad runs a few degrees deep. It all started with the California Brunch Special crepe from Crepes-a-Go-Go. This is my Chief Culinary Consultant’s favorite savory...

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Chocolate Chip Cookie-Topped Brownies

Brownies are good. Chocolate chip cookies are good. Chocolate chip cookie dough-topped brownies? Utterly delicious. These brownies take two of the most popular desserts – brownies and chocolate chip...

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Greek Celebration Bread – Christopsomos

This recipe is a variation on the Greek Celebration Bread (Artos).  I was immediately drawn to the Christopsomos because it appeared to be, in essence, the bread form of...

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Coconut Chocolate Chunk Blondies

Coconut Chocolate Chunk Blondies

At some point I missed the memo on blondies. When did they become popular? They popped up on my radar sometime last year, and even then, I didn’t feel...

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Traditional Hummus

I don’t remember the first time that I tried hummus, but I know that I certainly love it. It’s healthy, relatively low-fat, and can be served with a variety...

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Mushroom Spinach & Gruyere Quiche

Given the current state of today’s economy, many people are trying to cut back on their grocery bill. Unfortunately, a lot of people think “eating cheap” equates to ramen...

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