Delicious Marinated Steak

This Delicious Marinated Steak is the perfect quick meal, for outdoor entertaining and grilling season!

Delicious Marinated Steak

Friends, I’ve been on a purging spree and one of my projects has been to sort through my dishes, deciding which ones to keep and which ones to give away, or which ones go to Good Will. I must say, it feels good. We’re gearing up for a giant yard sale, which means I have some exciting news coming very soon! :)

Once or twice a year it’s good and necessary to dig deep, and really thin out the kitchen and pantry. I have a more minimalistic view now, so I’m challenging myself on what I really need for a functional kitchen!

Dishes, dishes, dishes …

I love my blue set from Q Squared, because they go so well with Cinco de Mayo, spring, 4th of July, even fall time entertaining. I do love blue! Oh, and I also love my red set. Last year I worked with Q Squared NYC who graciously provided me with these beauties. Then there’s my set of 24 white Dollar Store plates. Oh, which ones will I keep?

Mexican Rice Salad

Mexican Rice Salad

This Mexican Rice Salad is delicious to serve as a salad or dip for a Mexican Fiesta party! Friends, I did something this past weekend that I’ve never done before. I missed a party! Having RSVP’d while I was in Italy, I knew the date of the party, and...

Strawberry Puff Pastry Bites

Strawberry Puff Pastry Bites

These Strawberry Puff Pastry Bites are the perfect dessert to serve for spring and summertime entertaining, or a Mother’s Day Brunch! I never want to be in a rut. Which is why I love to travel. Doors have opened for me over the years to travel more, and I’ve...

Stuffed Pear French Toast

Stuffed Pear French Toast

This Stuffed Pear French Toast is a delightful dish to serve for any holiday or special occasion. Make ahead and bake the next day! Friends, today I’m sharing the sweetest story (get your hankie out) that a friend shared with me, plus a recipe that you can make ahead for...

The Court – A St. Giles Premier Hotel in New York City

The Court - A St Giles Premier Hotel in New York City

This review is from my recent trip to Italy, where we stayed one night at The Court – A St. Giles Premier Hotel in New York City. This past week I’ve been traveling in Italy, and when the journey began, RecipeGirl and I stopped off in New York City...