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Fried Oreos

Fried Oreos

This post on Fried Oreos was originally published on September 18, 2012. Updates were made to photos, formatting, and text. Basically, it was completely rewritten. Happy New Year! This year, Fatima and I were planning to stay in. Thank goodness we…

Ginger Spiced Ice Box Cake

Ginger Spiced Ice Box Cake

Holy cannoli. When Fatima was explaining that she wanted to make an ice box cake, the look on my face was utter confusion. An ice box cake, what is that? Cookies and cool whip. Did I ever mention I…

Pineapple Mimosa

Pineapple Mimosa

One of the easiest brunch cocktails to serve your guests is a mimosa. It’s classic, everyone loves them, and there are limitless possibilities to mix in other juices. And it only needs juice and champagne. When we were in…

Cold Buster Smoothie

Orange C-Booster Cold Buster Smoothie

November and December are our busiest months of the year and we’re always on the move. Isn’t everyone? Once we get on the other side of the holiday season, I feel like we always crash. Usually, I’m the first…

Toys for Tots

27th Annual Toys for Tots Collection Party

Well, I can’t believe this will be our 27th year collecting toys for the US Marine Corps Toys for Tots program. Time seems to go by so quickly and the need seems to grow each year. For as long as…

Homestyle Mac and Cheese

Homestyle Mac and Cheese with Parmesan Garlic Bread Crumbs

This post is sponsored by FreshDirect. We are participating in FreshDirect’s Fourth Annual #FDFriendsgiving! In exchange for this blog post and photos of our Homestyle Mac and Cheese for Instagram, we were given a FreshDirect $100 gift card. It’s hard to think about…

Cauliflower Mash

Cauliflower Mash: Cooking Through Cravings

Our next trip through Cravings is this Cauliflower Mash with Roasted Garlic and Ricotta. Some of the links in our Cravings posts are affiliate links. If you’re interested in making this dish or any of our others, you need to buy Chrissy Teigen’s…

Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin Muffins

By now, you’re more than familiar with my pumpkin obsession. When I was searching for the perfect pumpkin bread pan a few years ago, I found the most fall-tastic pan from Williams-Sonoma. Attached to this pan, was a delicious…

Rotochick Chicken Noodle Soup

Rotochick Chicken Noodle Soup: Cooking Through Cravings

It’s time to take out those crockpots and French ovens; it’s soup and stew season! We love a good slow cooker recipe. Being able to “set it and forget it” is what we love. But we haven’t made a…

Pumpkin Succulent Centerpieces

Pumpkin Succulent Centerpieces

Fall is my favorite season. And my favorite thing about fall? Pumpkins. Not just PSLs, but the actual fruit. Growing up in the ‘burbs, I loved going to Lyman Orchards to pick out pumpkins. By the end of the…

Yellow Rice and Mediterranean Shrimp

Yellow Rice and Mediterranean Shrimp

It’s almost that time of the year when it starts to get cold out. Not lately! I’m antsy waiting for the fall weather to arrive, but I should know better. Today is our three-year wedding anniversary, and every year…

Black Bean Burger with Chipotle Mayo

I just celebrated a birthday and as I get older I realize how the food I eat affects how I feel. As much as I love cheeseburgers and fries, I know I cannot have them everyday. I have two…