Celery, Carrot and Fennel Bean Stew

Finally, a recipe from Italy! Going to Italy is confirmation of my love for food. Italy equals good food. There just is no other way to say it. Of course, you can find crappy food there, but it is rare and most often because you did not avoid the tourist areas and the chain restaurants….

Slow Cooker Cooking: Cubano Sliders

It is another addition to the hotel cooking series using the slow cooker. This addition brings a slow cooker version of the famous Cubano in the form of a slider. Version being the keyword, because while being completely yummy this version does not compare to the beautiful Cubanos I have had in Florida. It came…

Slow Cooker Cooking: Crockpot Jambalaya

I am continuing the slow cooker series from the hotel room with a nice warm and spicy pot of jambalaya. Jambalaya is perfect for warming up the soul and body after a cold day outside in the wintertime. I also know plenty of people who will eat it in the summer but I find foods…

Our Adventures of Food and Cooking in Italy

I have to apologize for being absence the last couples of weeks, I was in Italy enjoying the Italian life, wine and food with my handsome hubby. I’m just going to mention seasonal food, daily fresh markets for bread, meat, seafood and fruits and veggies, truffles, olive oil, wine, gelato and always real silverware, plates and…

Sweet & Zesty Ginger Orange Glazed Acorn Squash

I was looking for an interesting side dish to go with the grilled pork chops I was making the other night and decided to use up one of the beautiful acorn squash I had lying in the bin.  I love the earthy sweetness of acorn squash but was looking for a little something different from…