Whole Grain Bread Made With Love

August 18, 2014

Bread gets a bad rap. From those who avoid gluten to those who avoid carbs, it doesn’t make it into lunchboxes like it used to, and at restaurants, many forgo the breadbasket altogether. Moving to a small town, my eyes have been opened...

By Toni


July 28, 2014

Growing up we drank Mr. PiBB instead of Dr. Pepper, Cola instead of Coke, and Mom’s Aid instead of Kool-Aid.  Mom always found creative ways to save money, and that always meant eliminating name brand foods.  Well, I don’t drink soda...

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Truffle Egg Salad Salad

June 16, 2014

Truffles just make everything taste better.  But maybe what I like best about them is that truffles take an ordinary recipe and turn it into cuisine fit for a foodie.  Since the art of purchasing great truffles isn’t cheap or easy to...

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Seaweed and Truffle Chips

April 2, 2014

If you’re like me, and you think that there’s nothing better than fresh homemade guacamole, then you probably also know how important the perfect chip is.  The right chip can make even an average guac, fantastico!  But, to make...

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Toni’s Chunky Guacamole

March 14, 2014

I came out of the womb cooking.  Call it my God-given, Latina right (and implied duty), which has earned me a pretty good reputation in the kitchen.  But, there are only two culinary accomplishments that I really pride myself on: the...

By Toni