Pantry Spruce Up

Spring has definitely sprung here in North Carolina—the daffodils are smiling, the Bradford pear trees have bloomed and leafed out and it’s starting to warm up! I adore the spring. And while I am not a believer in spring cleaning, I will tell you my pantry could sure use a dose of it! Open the […]

Irish Cuisine

I’m always up for a new adventure whether that adventure involves traveling to a foreign country or trying some new food. These past couple of weeks, I was able to do both! Traveling to Ireland for a combination business/vacation, I was anticipating adventurous sights, places, and most of all, food! (once a foodie, always a […]

Tip, Trick & a Recipe: Peas

All together now, let’s hold hands, sway and sing: “Let there be peas on earth and let it begin with me…” What? Not that kind of peas, its peace? Oh well. Don’t shoot me for trying! LOL Let’s talk about peas then—they’re in season right now and wonderful! (In fact, this picture was taken from Nikki’s (from […]

Ground Beef

Ground beef is a ubiquitous family favorite when it comes to dinner. Think about all the possibilities—there’s sloppy joes, hamburgers, meatloaves, meatballs, skillet dinners—and endless variations of all of the above. How can you not love it?Even if ground beef doesn’t do it for you, there is something ground up that will work for you, be […]