Vegetarian Sesame Noodles

I introduced some lovely coworkers to my food blog with this simple video of sesame noodles. This is a great way to prepare food for your family and feed them for a whole week if possible! It’s a bowl of comfort….the freshness of the scallion…the zing of the garlic…the nuttiness of the sesame oil…the proteinContinue reading Vegetarian Sesame Noodles

Colorful Wine Cocktail

It is official! We will be in for a bit this winter…so why not have some fun and make a colorful cocktail? What I love about my hometown, outside of Scranton, PA is all of the fun little local shops. I found a really cool solution to our cocktail making problems! It’s called Camp CraftContinue reading Colorful Wine Cocktail

Italian Harvest Table

Italian Harvest Table   We are moving away from fall and “falling” straight into winter here in northeast Pennsylvania. In my hometown…they predicted 2-4 inches and we got a foot of snow instead.  Many people were so happy to arrive home in their cozy homes and reminded of how lucky we are to have shelter andContinue reading Italian Harvest Table

Pork Loin Wrapped in Prosciutto with Sage Sausage Stuffing & Parsley Potatoes

So…I’m going to skip around a bit as to the timeline of our culinary boot camp at The Culinary Institute of America in California.  Let’s fast forward to my last day.  After a crazy previous four days of learning, rushing, saying “BEHIND” and “CORNER” announcing every move we made…so not to bash into any hotContinue reading Pork Loin Wrapped in Prosciutto with Sage Sausage Stuffing & Parsley Potatoes

The Culinary Institute of America – Farm to Table Bootcamp/Northern California

I had the pleasure of traveling to NAPA Valley and spent the week at The Culinary Institute of America at a bootcamp to learn everything I need to know about farm to table cooking in northern California.  I traveled to wineries, through unfamiliar cities, saw the sites, toured farms and learned their practices…went through theirContinue reading The Culinary Institute of America – Farm to Table Bootcamp/Northern California