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Archives for August 2007

Happy Toasted Marshmallow Day!

by TT August 30th, 2007| Desserts, Recipes
My best friend, in an attempt to keep me up to date with current events, sent an email to me a few weeks ago. In this email she let me know that today, August 30th, is Toasted Marshmallow Day. To me, it seems like the perfect day for this holiday.

Best Breakfast Wrap

by TT August 27th, 2007| Breakfast Dishes, Healthy Cooking, Recipes
With the week of vacation ending, a healthy diet is required.   Too many mornings of full breakfasts and too many nights of large dinners have encouraged me to return to my usual healthy eating.

Never having been a person who is able to skip meals, I always eat breakfast.  Sometimes it

Asian Chicken Salad

by TT August 24th, 2007| Recipes, Salads
My family and I have spent the past week on vacation in the Mid-Atlantic states. We have been to the beach several times and enjoyed the usual beach fare: french fries, ice cream, Italian ice water, caramel corn. Travelling by car with four children, there also have been numerous stops

Sam’s Chocolate Fondue

by TT August 23rd, 2007| Desserts, Recipes
Fondue is one of my favorite dishes to make.  Of course, if I make a cheese fondue, it's not very popular with the kids.  That is saved for a grown-ups only night.  A bottle of wine, a plate of veggies and bread, there's not much more that we need.

When it's

Mary Kate’s Breadsticks

by TT August 10th, 2007| Appetizers, Recipes
Recently, there was a merging of two families, expanding my household from two to four children.  At the initial meeting of the four children, I decided a little cooking might be a good ice breaker for the girls.  Plus, a fun snack in the middle of the afternoon would work

A New Twist on Bruschetta

by TT August 9th, 2007| Appetizers, Recipes
On a warm, breezy summer afternoon, I met a handful of colleagues at a friend's house for lunch. The focus of this lunchdate was both social and business.  It was planned to be a relaxing afternoon of gabbing and food served on casual china dinnerware.

Wanting to make entertaining easy

Beach Gazpacho

by TT August 2nd, 2007| Recipes, Soups & Stews
With the first real heatwave of the season upon us and having just read an article about cold soups, I felt inspired to try one.  Using one of the recipes that I had read as a base, I made some modifications and created my own version.  Being a no cook