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5 Tips for a Better Dinner Party

5 Tips for a Better Dinner Party

5 tips to make your next dinner party stress free. Continue reading

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The Skinny on Cooking Shows

The Skinny on Cooking Shows

Cooking shows should be inspirational, but far too often I think they scare people off. I’ve heard people get intimidated by the perfect looking food and worse yet the sexy people cooking who never seem to break a sweat or have a dirty kitchen. Continue reading

Crispy Next Day Pizza

Crispy Next Day Pizza

I love pizza. I love it even more the day after. It’s so easy to make or order extra and eat it for days. What I don’t like is soggy or soft leftover pizza that’s been zapped for too long in the microwave. Intro a non-stick skillet! Continue reading

Cheap Can Be Healthy

So the holidays are over and our pants are too tight and wallets are empty. You want to eat healthier and save some money right? Usually those two don’t pair well- but with some planning and creativity you can cook simple, healthy meals that won’t cost you a fortune. Here are a few of my … Continue reading

Eat Real Food

As another year begins, millions of Americans will resolve to go on the typical diet that will be paired with trying to work out more. The gym will be full for most of January and people will shed a few pounds, but by early Spring the gym will be back the regulars only and the diets will be long gone. Continue reading

The Time Between

The weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas are often crazy, stressful and usually a lot of fun. I find myself attending holiday parties, shopping for great gifts and soaking up time with good friends before we travel for the holidays. Continue reading

Become a Leftover Whiz

I’ve always told my Dad he should start a restaurant where people bring in their leftovers and he turns them into an amazing meal. He could literally take anything left in the fridge and turn it into a breakfast of champions. Continue reading

Care’s Costco Picks!

Care’s Costco Picks!

Quite frankly Costco makes me happy. Pushing that huge cart through aisles of over-sized products in quantities I could not consume in a lifetime some how makes me smile. I find items I did not even know I needed. With seemingly good deals around every corner its important to be smart when shopping at a … Continue reading

Now Eat This!

Now Eat This!

My current cookbook obsession is Now Eat This! by uber-talented (and hunky) chef Rocco Dispirito. Living in Texas the past few years has fueled my desire for comfort foods like mac and cheese and anything fried. Continue reading

That Food Is So Pretty!

That Food Is So Pretty!

One of my favorite aspects of travel is getting to taste new and exciting food. Its amazing to learn about a culture’s tradition through their local cuisine. I love getting recommendations from “real” people, instead of the hotel concierge. Continue reading