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: asparagus
This post is courtesy of my niece, who made this delicious appetizer for Thanksgiving. It’s almost as gorgeous as she is! This is a great dish to keep in mind for the upcoming holidays, especially if you’re looking for something … Continue reading
What a BRUTAL winter. All I can do is think warm thoughts. And considering there is at least a foot of solid snow and ice surrounding my grill, I have to resort to the next best thing – my indoor … Continue reading
Another spring day, another use for asparagus. And this one is a new favorite! This dish was seriously delicious, even with “thinning it out” by using fat free half and half in place of heavy cream. I was a little … Continue reading
What words pop into your mind when you’re thinking about spring? I have a few: baseball (go YANKEES!)flowerscleaning (guess I should start my spring cleaning one of these days…)asparagus Yes, asparagus. One of my favorite vegetables. And perfect this time … Continue reading
People are always asking for easy ideas for side dishes. I have a lot of them in my arsenal, since I usually put most of my effort into the main dish (at least on a daily basis). Simplicity is best … 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