An Italian bombshell

For the record, neither one of us is Italian. But we both clearly want be. I've had a love affair with Italy since as long as I can remember; their passionate culture, whimsical countryside and sumptuous food, and oh, did I mention, those bombshell desserts!?! Here is a recipe that was passed down by my good friend Elisa who learned it from her mom. There are no measurements here. As the avid recipe-follower, I painstakingly asked her "how much of everything?!" she just shru

Good morning Gorgeous

Here is my recipe on a breakfast cereal that will satisfy every member of your family. It's delicious. It's hearty. It's healthy (ish). It's called "Good Morning Gorgeous Granola", which I gotta tell ya, is awfully nice to hear first thing in the morning (and nicer to eat)! Good Morning Gorgeous Granola 3 C oats 2 C rice cereal 1 C pepitas 1 C sunflower seeds 1/2 C flax seeds 1/3 C veggie oil 1/3 C brown sugar 1/3 C maple syrup 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp ginger 1/4 tsp nutmeg pi

Our Disney Land: Sour Cream Cinnamon Coffee Cake

I was once told that Disney Land pumps cinnamon sugar into the air on Main Street. Whether or not it's true, you can't deny that cinnamon sugar has this nostalgic, loving, magical smell that makes you feel like you are in happiest place on earth. Well, this recipe is our Disney Land. It's our mom's Sour Cream Cinnamon Coffee Cake; it brings Rach and I back, makes us think of family, and envelops our taste buds like a warm hug. Let's hug it out. Sour Cream Cinnamon Coffee Cake