Mini Pumpkin Spice Donuts Try a great mini sweet that’s perfect to have ’round

When I was a kid, our Sunday morning breakfasts before church would often be something special from the day-old bakery we had in town. One of my personal favorites was when we’d get mini donuts. I would dip them in milk, trading off between chocolate-covered and cinnamon sugar flavors. I have been thinking about those …

Italian Meatball Soup Don’t have time to get ’round to dinner? Make meatball soup.

I was in such a hurry this week, trying to toss together a quick dinner for Joey and I before we headed back out the door for more commitments. In the moments before I headed home, I popped into the grocery store, a new recipe on my phone, grabbing quick ingredients before trying to get …

Gnocchi Alla Sorrentina Italian comfort dish ‘gnocchi’ed dinner out of the park

Joey and I received an amazing opportunity last week to speak at the Kentucky Press Association’s winter conference. We had a fabulous time with some really great people. My only complaint was the weather for our drive there and back heavily featured thick fog and switched between torrential downpours and drizzles. By the time we …

Chicken Lo Mein You have to try this delicious ‘mein’ dish tonight

An article from “Eat This, Not That” by Cheyenne Buckingham breaks down all the differences between Italian and Asian noodles. I started wondering a bit this week, after I bought a package of lo mein noodles and the finished product really didn’t look a whole lot different from spaghetti, so of course, I had to …

Parmesan Brussels Sprouts It’s time to sprout a new opinion of the old Brussels

As a child, I remember Brussels sprouts as being held up as the epitome of gross vegetables on every kids’ show I watched. The mere mention of the little green vegetable made actors and cartoon characters wrinkle their noses in disgust. As an adult, I love Brussels sprouts. I figured it was just due to …