Apple Cider Roasted Chicken

On Sunday, I had this brilliant idea to roast a whole chicken.  I had never cooked a whole chicken before, but it sounded like a good idea to try during one of our Sunday family dinners with the Hungry Trio. When I thought about a flavor profile for this meal, I had apples on my…

Thanksgiving Celebration

Yesterday was a big day for me.  Of course, I was excited for Thanksgiving.  For chefs and food lovers, this is the biggest day of the year.  We are like small children at Christmas time with all the amazing food around.  I love making people happy with my food, and there is no better day…

Lofthouse-Style Frosted Cookies

I came across this recipe a couple weeks ago when I was looking for ways to use up egg whites.  I had been using a bunch of egg yolks when I made ice cream and gluten free pasta dough, and I didn’t want to waste all these egg whites.  I wanted to make something exciting,…

Bolognese and Pappardelle

These posts have been taking me awhile to write recently.  I have been having some health problems (especially with migraines) and it has been difficult for me to get through my days at work, let alone sit down and write a post.  It makes me a bit sad because this blog brings me so much…

Gluten Free Ravioli

Although it may be a bit tedious and exhausting, making homemade pasta is becoming my new favorite hobby.  When my dear friend, Ashley, had said she hadn’t had ravioli in years because she can’t ever find them gluten free, I knew I just had to fix that for her.  I said to give me a…

The Apple Castle

No trip home to New Castle in the fall would be complete without a stop at the Apple Castle.  Located in the heart of Amish country in New Wilmington, PA, the Apple Castle is a family farm that has been running since 1861. As you are driving up to the store front, you can see…