Home Cooking, Home made, Recipes

Spinach & Ricotta Stuffed Shells

My first attempt making spinach ricotta filling 20 years ago wasn't so great. It didn't taste like feet but the flavor was definitely off. My family (troopers for eating it) had a good attitude. I was debating between stuffed shells vs manicotti. The stuffed shells were great & the creamy ricotta filling was on point!… Continue reading Spinach & Ricotta Stuffed Shells

My Style

Food Photography, My Style

My experience with food photography --- proper lighting, styling and still learning. Practice and practice some more! I enjoy sharing recipes and appetizing photos...or at least try too. A high school friend once said and I quote, "It shouldn't be that hard to take pictures". Lol! I thought, little does he know. Left: his wing… Continue reading Food Photography, My Style

Baked, Dessert, Happiness is homemade

Lemon Blueberry Pound Cake

I love fresh summer berries.... all of them! This pound cake is full of lemon blueberry deliciousness. The lemon is not overwhelming... just a hint of lemon zest, moist texture & cream cheese frosting. Thanks to The Sugar Coated Cottage, this recipe is perfect for cake lovers. Wishing everyone a Happy and safe July 4th!… Continue reading Lemon Blueberry Pound Cake

Happiness is homemade, Home Cooking, Home made, Recipes

Flatbread Pizza

Flatbread pizza is one of my favorites! It's not your regular pizza, which I love until I step on the scale the next day. Flatbread is lighter plus making it at home allows you to add any toppings your heart desires. Inspired by my Mom, who used to love this combination! Green peppers, red onion,… Continue reading Flatbread Pizza

Food for the Soul, Home Cooking, Recipes

Barbecue Country Style Short Ribs

 It's barbecue time! Thanks to the inventor of slow cookers, the results are always fall off the bone deliciousness.  Country style ribs are really meaty, tasty and no nibbling off the bone. Low and slow for 6-8 hours in your choice of barbecue sauce or other ingredients. It's a breeze to finish them on the… Continue reading Barbecue Country Style Short Ribs