Tag Archives: Homemade

Seduce Your Boyfriend With These Three Cooking Techniques

Want him to be attracted to you and only you? Cook for him. Yes, we all know the saying the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Your guy may not know the difference between a pencil skirt and a peplum skirt but he sure knows what he’s eating. Impress him with your cooking techniques.

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Roasted Orange Cauliflower Soup

Smooth and creamy roasted cauliflower soup topped with bacon crumbles. A perfect cold weather, belly warming soup.

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Homemade Jalapeno-Bacon Tortilla Chips & Zesty Guacamole

Tweet I have to say – this weather we’re getting in NYC is really making my world a lot brighter! Thank you Spring! I can’t get enough of warm weather, even if right now it’s the lower side of warm, I’ll take it! Sunday was seriously the Spring cleaning and clearing out the kitchen day. [...]

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Homemade Roasted Garlic Round Loaf

Tweet So recently I decided to start attempting to make bread and other dough-involved recipes (stromboli). It really started when my great Aunt Carm, who is 101, asked how my father-in-law’s bakery was doing. I’m not married and my handsome man’s father is far from being a baker so of course I’m like ‘???’ as [...]

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Red Wine-Dijon Pork Tenderloin

Tweet I’ve got to say that my brother, sister & I were really spoiled with excellent food growing up. We always ate amazing home cooked meals, my grandparents always made homemade pasta, sauces, breads, etc. My mom (even though she doesn’t like cooking now) always produced really great dishes and never served us any other [...]

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Easy Mac ‘n Cheese!

Tweet You know what’s nice every now & then, Kraft’s Spirals Mac ‘n Cheese, brings me back. But it’s nothing compared to the real thing! This is my first attempt at a homemade mac ‘n cheese without a recipe. I should call it …’flying by the seat of my pants mac ‘n cheese’, but that [...]

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Creamy Rigatoni w/ Italian Long Hots & Sausage

Tweet So this pasta came about while I was hastily walking through the food store & passing through the produce section I glanced over & saw a package of Italian Long Hots. I had to get them. When I was younger my grandparents grew their own, they’d roast them up & we’d have them as an addition [...]

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A Thanksgiving Dinner Party – Apt Cafe

Tweet I am SO behind! I feel like I’ve been cooking non stop and why have I not been sharing it here, I have no idea. Just going nuts. With all that said, I have plenty of recipes so you may get bombarded these next few days! Fun stuff. This past Friday I had a [...]

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Halloween “Pops” and a Winner!!

Tweet I’m pretty excited to share these Halloween “Pops”. I’m adding the quotations because well they’re not all cake and I just didn’t want to confuse anyone. But I have to say these may be the cutest things I’ve ever made! Every year around Halloween my office does a Halloween Party for the kids of [...]

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Barbecue Pork Buns – Dim Sum

Tweet Last week I had mentioned making Steamed Pork Buns. Then I got to wondering, does anyone know what a steamed pork bun is? The only reason I discovered this delicious, BBQ pulled pork wrapped in a sweet, fluffy bun was the fact that I moved to New York City. And it also helped that [...]

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