Gemma’s potatoes are soft on the inside and crunchy on the outside. It’s a simple recipe that satisfies my need for crunchy foods. With potatoes this good, who needs deep fried foods? I make similar potatoes, but Gemma’s are a notch better because they are crispier.
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One Thanksgiving my cousin Laurie showed up with the usual pies plus a new addition to the dessert line up– these amazing pecan bars. During the appetizer hour, someone sneaked into the kitchen and took a taste of the pecan bars. Quickly, the word spread about these irresistible, gooey, flaky, crunchy pecan bars. There was […]
This potato salad recipe is an old family recipe that my Aunt Rose made every year for our family picnic, which included about 125 relatives.
Today I am sharing an El Salvadoran dish and one of my “go-to” comfort foods: casamiento, which means marriage in Spanish. Casamiento is made by mixing together, or marrying, rice and beans. I make a wrap by filling a tortilla with casamiento and my favorite toppings. My kids love when I set up a topping […]
Ahhh, to be sitting poolside somewhere tropical. The lounge chair view in the photo above is so enticing. To get that Spring Break feeling, take a sip of a Tangerine Mint Spritzer. This quick and easy drink is refreshing and light. It tastes like you’re on vacation. The drink is delicious in both the alcoholic […]
This year I have an outstanding edition to our usual Passover menu– Flourless Nutella Chocolate Cake. This chocolate cake recipe is the best cake I have ever made. It’s flourless, so it’s perfect for Passover. But don’t just serve it once a year. This cake is an impressive finish to any dinner party. What’s amazing about this cake is the texture. My friend Jody called it “Nutella cloud fluff.” The cake has a surprisingly light and smooth texture that I just want to savor. My family is going to flip when they taste it.
Hi! I'm Dana, and I'm passionate about food and travel. I'm a foodie first, so every healthy recipe I create has to be delicious. You can find me tinkering in the kitchen or obsessively researching vacations. I have curated all the best things to eat and do at my favorite destinations. Hope you'll join my journey. [Read More]
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