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From Cindy's Blog

Holidays with Pets

Holidays are hectic enough with parties to throw and places to go without worrying about your cat knocking down your Christmas tree or your dog eating the presents under the tree. We all love our adorable, furry friends but they tend to add extra chaos to the already stressful holidays.

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18th Dec 2018

Healthy Holiday Eating

There is nothing I love more about the holidays than enjoying the fabulous foods that flow out of the kitchen and onto my dinner plate. Unfortunately, most of the delicious foods my family makes for the holidays are not very healthy. Almost every holiday I struggle to resist my grandmother’s cheese and ham filled rice balls, her warm meat pie smothered with gravy, and most of all her soft, fresh baked seven layer cookies.

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18th Dec 2018

Being the Holiday Host

 

Hosting a holiday can be a very stressful job. You have to prepare the food, set the table, decorate the house, and on top of it all you have to entertain the guests. If you have ever hosted a holiday at your house before you may understand how hard it is to get all of these tasks done on time. Hopefully you have created a system that works for you in order to ensure a great holiday for you and everyone around you. However, if you have not yet hosted a holiday, or have not yet perfected such a system you may need a little help.

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18th Dec 2018

Spatchcocked Chicken

Spatchcock chicken is the the term for butterflying a whole chicken.  To do this you remove the backbone and sometimes the sternum then flattening it for easy rosting.

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15th Dec 2018

All About Short Ribs

I remember when short ribs were the cheapest cut of meat and butchers would give them away. This cut was also noted as a less desirable piece of meat.  Now you can find them in grocery stores on a regular basis.  

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15th Dec 2018

Lemon Zest and Caper Veal Chops

When I was deciding what recipes to include in my Paleo Italian Cookbook it was important to share Veal recipes.  I grew up eating veal in many ways including Meatballs, Chops, Milanese, etc.. This recipe is a favorite my husband and I enjoy together.  When we are in Italy was always order the specialty veal dinner and it's always amazing.

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15th Dec 2018

Parmesan vs Pecorino

I often get the question, “what is the difference between Parmesan and Pecorino” or “when do I use parmesan vs pecorino. I thought a blog post on this topic would be a great way to share my thoughts on this topic.

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15th Dec 2018