Welcome to my blog! My name is Melissa. I'm a young-at-heart 40-something, born and raised in Northern NJ, right outside of NYC. Cooking has always been a passion of mine and I'm thrilled to share it with all of you!
Category Archives: Trader Joe’s
Enchiladas are by far one of the easiest dishes to make, and definitely one of my favorites when entertaining. Make ahead, pop right in the oven to reheat, spend more time with your guests…perfect! These were a big hit recently … Continue reading
Brussels sprouts. You either love ’em or hate ’em. Which camp are you in? It’s tough to hate them when they’re prepared like this. They really are delicious! Have you seen them sold on the stalk? My local Trader Joe’s … Continue reading
Has anyone else noticed lately that the prices of, well, EVERYTHING, have gone up? I feel like every time I go food shopping, the numbers keep rising. It’s just out of control. As you probably already know, one easy way … Continue reading
If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know that I have many meals that I pretty much just throw together. Meals where I survey my kitchen and its inventory, and come up with something that uses ingredients … Continue reading
Did you know that April is Grilled Cheese month? Yep, it is. You’re welcome. Some major damage could be done with that theme…I could easily eat cheese all.day.long. And bread. And any other goodies that can be thrown in between. … Continue reading
***Don’t forget to enter my giveaway HERE!*** Every once in a while I open up the door to the fridge (and freezer) and think, okay, what can I concoct today? I get these sudden urges to throw something together that … Continue reading