Munching Mondays #54

Munching Mondays

  Hi…we are back again for another linky party, Munching Mondays #54.  Labor Day is upon us and I still can’t believe it.  Where has the summer gone?  Normally, I am ready for the Fall by this time of year but we had a fantastic summer weather wise here in NYC.  It wasn’t a hot…Read More

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West African Peanut Stew

West African Peanut Stew

Today we will explore the flavors of West African Cuisine. West African Peanut Stew is also known as Groundnut Stew (Maafe). A peanut is a type of groundnut which is said to have originated in West Africa. Peanuts are widely used in West African cuisine along with peanut butter which is an essential ingredient in…Read More

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Munching Mondays #53

Munching Mondays

  Hi again everyone, I can’t believe that the summer is practically over and Labor Day weekend is next week!  The time sure does fly! Here we are at another great Munching Mondays #53.  We are going to have another great party with my friends Nicky, Pam and Regina!  I can’t wait to see what…Read More

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Zucchini Pie

zucchini pie

My sister in law gave me a huge zucchini from her garden.  It is the size of a small baseball bat as you can see from the picture below! I have never seen a zucchini that large before, it is absolutely HUGE! LOL!!  I thought about what to make with it and decided on Zucchini…Read More

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Red Snapper Livornese

Red Snapper Livornese

As many of you know, I am really into history, especially European history during medieval times and the Renaissance so I wanted to make a dish from that era.  This dish comes from an area of Italy called Livorno which is in the Tuscany region, in English it’s called Leghorn.  Livorno, at that time,  was…Read More

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Munching Mondays #52

Munching Mondays

  Hi again everyone, here we are at another great Munching Mondays #52.  We are going to have another great party with my friends Nicky, Pam and Regina!  I can’t wait to see what you all are linking up this week.  Last weeks links were great and we have a few features.   There are…Read More

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Easy Low Fat New England Clam Chowder

Easy Low Fat New England Clam Chowder

Soup in the summer?  Yup, you heard that right!  It was a nasty, rainy day in NYC and I was just in the mood for some soup.  I love New England Clam Chowder but most are made with heavy cream so I decided to come up with a low fat version that’s very easy to…Read More

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Munching Mondays #51

Munching Mondays

  Hi everyone!  Guess what?  I am going to now be co-hosting Munching Mondays with Nicky from Nibbles by Nic and Pam and Regina from Skinny Sweets Daily! I am so excited to be doing this with these girls as now they are real friends because we all met one another last week for lunch!!…Read More

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Lemon and Garlic Chicken

chicken with lemon and garlic

I think lemon and garlic go fabulous with chicken and this dish will not disappoint.  It’s elegant enough for company, but yet quite easy enough for a weeknight dinner. This recipe is also great for those watching their weight as it uses very little oil, but yet it doesn’t sacrifice any flavor. Serve it with…Read More

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Veggie and Cheese Quesedillas

Veggie and Cheese Quesedilla

Do you like Tex Mex food? I love it,  it’s one of my favorite foods. Since I love cheese and veggies, I decided to make some Veggie and Cheese Quesadillas.  Just imagine all that ooey, gooey cheese…Yummy!!!  These quesadillas are a great way to get your kids to eat their vegetables.  They are perfect as…Read More

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