How Do You Cook Corn On The Cob?

I'm do you cook corn on the cob?  Do you grill it, boil it, or cut the corn off the cob and saute it in butter?  Corn on the cob is one of those foods that I don't experiment with.  I grew up with my Mom boiling it for 5 minutes and I do the same.  I smear it with butter and sprinkle it with salt.  It's quick, easy, and delicious.  It might sound boring but that's summer … [Read more...]

Alton Brown's Blueberry Buckle

I watched this episode from Good Eats the other night and thought you might enjoy this recipe as we are right in the middle of blueberry season.  It sure would be easy to make for the 4th of July!  I hope you all have a great holiday weekend with your family!  Stay tuned for a new cookbook giveaway on Monday! … [Read more...]

Which Steak Do You Prefer?

Here in Massachusetts, most people grill outside from April to November.  It's just no fun cooking outside when it's cold!  A lot of people ask me what kind of steak I like to grill or broil.  I guess my favorites are rib eye, filet mignon (tenderloin), sirloin tips, and flank steak.  How about you? If you'd like to grill more steak this summer but your not sure what cut of steak to buy, this … [Read more...]

Shows for Foodies

Did you catch the first episode of The Next Food Network Star on Sunday night?  I made sure to DVR the whole series so I don't miss it.  I love this show!  My money is on Aria.  She's a natural in front of the camera.  I also like Aarti.  She has such a warm personality.  Here's a recap for you, in case you missed it. Are you into Top Chef on Bravo?  The new season starts on Wednesday, … [Read more...]

How to Test Salmon for Doneness

I LOVE salmon!  Unfortunately, I'm the only one that eats it in my house.  I have a great, simple salmon recipe from my cookbook called Broiled Honey Mustard Salmon that I cook for myself when the guys are away for the day.  Do you like to grill salmon for your family in the summer? Cooking fish can be a little tricky.  If you're not sure how long to cook salmon, here is a helpful video from … [Read more...]

Rouxbe's Chicken Parmigiana

When I became a member of Rouxbe Cooking School, Chicken Parmigiana was on my list of recipes to try from their site.  I have my own version of this recipe in my cookbook and I love to make it whenever I have a pot of spaghetti sauce.  A few weeks ago, I tried this recipe and was very happy with the way it came out!  I thought it was interesting that Rouxbe uses grapeseed oil for frying the … [Read more...]

Mini Frittatas for a Mother's Day Brunch

Wouldn't these mini frittatas be a great addition to your Mother's Day brunch? They are so easy and cute! … [Read more...]

Rouxbe's Warm Apple Cobbler

I have been so busy and tired lately that I haven't had time to develop any of my own recipes. I'm so glad that I became an affiliate of Rouxbe Cooking School because their videos and recipes have inspired me to cook some amazing meals and desserts over the past few weekends. If you're looking for an impressive dessert that feeds 8 to 10 people, look no further! This Warm Apple Cobbler was … [Read more...]

Beef Tenderloin with Peppercorn Sauce

I am loving my new membership to Rouxbe's On-line Cooking School! You know what's so cool about this recipe? I got my husband in the kitchen to cook it with me! I showed him the full video and asked him to do the flambe part. (I was a little nervous to do it myself!) He ended up cooking this delicious recipe with me from beginning to end! We haven't cooked together in a long time. We'll have … [Read more...]

Rouxbe Cooking School

I was absolutely thrilled when I was contacted by Rouxbe Cooking School to become an affiliate partner! is an online cooking school that teaches cooks of any level to become better and more confident cooks. With Rouxbe, you can do it all in your home, on your schedule, and at your own pace. Check out this video! Rouxbe Online Cooking School & Video Recipes Who created the … [Read more...]

The Pioneer Woman on The View

Are you a Pioneer Woman fan?  I love her!  I wish I could write and take pictures like Ree.  Did you catch her on The View yesterday?  I was at school, so I couldn't watch it.  I tried to find a video of it, but there doesn't seem to be one out there at the moment.  I did find this little clip of Ree Drummond as she was getting her make up put on for the show.  Check it out. Update: … [Read more...]

The Pioneer Woman on Fox and Friends!

Watch the latest news video at Any Pioneer Woman fans out there? Did you see Ree Drummond [Pioneer Woman] on Fox and Friends this morning? I caught part of it. She has the link to this video on her website. Tomorrow she's going to be on Good Morning America! Set your DVR's!! Do you have her new cookbook The Pioneer Woman Cooks? I do and I love it! It's available here at … [Read more...]