Posted in October 2012

Balsamic Beef Stew

Balsamic Beef Stew

I am NOT a soup/stew person. But O.M.G. this is one of the most delicious things I have ever put in my mouth. You all know how much I love balsamic…. Why did no one ever tell me you can put it in a stew and it will actually TASTE GOOD?!?! Nothing beats the warmth that … Continue reading

October Things

October Things

1. My birthday…. Enough said. 2. Since I am getting older, I feel the need to reflect on when I was younger. Exhibit A here. I don’t know if I will ever get a handle on #8 like I did when I was younger. 3. I need to stop adding blogs to my Google Reader. It’s … Continue reading

Sweet Potato Puffs

Sweet Potato Puffs

The good news is, I am finally back on the wagon. The workout wagon, that is. I haven’t managed to hop on the healthy eating wagon (obviously)…. but I figure getting back to a somewhat regular workout schedule is a HUGE step, especially since it is now dark when I wake up in the morning … Continue reading

A Taste of Fall – Apple Pie Bread

A Taste of Fall – Apple Pie Bread

Fall won’t be around for much longer in Denver. It’s already snowing inches in the mountains and the threat is coming closer and closer to the city. So I suppose I better start in on the fall dishes before my small window of fall closes for the winter. Is this a beautiful loaf of bread … Continue reading

Nutella Cups & Birthday Reflections

Nutella Cups & Birthday Reflections

It’s baaaaaaaaaack….. I couldn’t stay away from it for long. Ok my birthday is looming. I can’t seem to stop thinking about it. The way I see it, there are two sides to my birthday, just like two sides of a coin. There is the side of me that LOVES birthday celebrations, including cake, nice … Continue reading

Roasted Lemon Garlic Herb Shrimp & Pasta

Roasted Lemon Garlic Herb Shrimp & Pasta

It’s getting chilly here in Denver…. Per my usual habits, I turn indoors at the first sign of a cold streak and thus the trips to the store on weekends become few and far between. So the challenge of making something new and different becomes even more difficult… So I went to the good ol’ … Continue reading

Homemade French Bread

Homemade French Bread

Mmmmmmmm bread. *sigh* I really don’t have any words to describe stuffing warm French bread into your mouth. It is beyond delicious. Everyone who has known me for more than 5 minutes knows I am in love with all forms of carbs, particularly bread. Who eats the last piece of bread in the bread basket … Continue reading

Nutella Cake Bites

Nutella Cake Bites

It is officially October. This year has gone by WAY too fast. It seems like only yesterday I started shedding layers and embraced the warmth of the summer sun. Now fall is setting in fast with temperatures becoming increasingly unreliable and forcing me to turn to layering once again. To kick off my birthday month … Continue reading