Double Chocolate Cupcakes


Let’s celebrate my new journey with these decadent chocolate cupcakes topped with a silky raspberry buttercream!  After several years of creating and tasting with family and friends, I have decided to explore new adventures in the fascinating world of blogging. With my past experiences, and what I create on almost a daily basis, writing stories and taking photos about my Kitchen Moments seems to be the most natural fit.  

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Frittata with Asparagus, Potato, Zucchini and Tomato


Need a healthy and simple weeknight meal? Try making a frittata. This can be a meal in itself or a nice addition to a fresh salad. It can be eaten hot, warm or room temperature.

A frittata may be described as an open-faced Italian omelet. Like an omelet, it consists of eggs cooked in butter with a variety of fillings. The texture is firm and set, although never to the point of being stiff and dry.

Do you have an overstocked produce drawer with a questionable life expectancy?  You can create your own flavor of a frittata. Leftover vegetables always work well in a frittata.  It’s a good way to use up vegetables (that you know would never get eaten otherwise) and get a second meal out of your first time efforts.  Yes, frittatas can be made extra simple with eggs and just cheese.  But by adding vegetables it’s a nice way to incorporate more veggies into your diet, which I’m sure a good chunk of us need to do.

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Pumpkin Brown Butter Cupcakes with Cinnamon Frosting


When autumn approaches do you find yourself reaching for cans of pumpkin with almost every trip to the grocery store, only to realize when you get home your cabinet is already storing a few?  Endless pumpkin baking leaves me doubting my supply.  Why not check the cabinets and make a list before I leave for the store you ask? Let’s just say at times I fly by the seat of my pants and my organizational skills need improved upon.  A little extra pumpkin can only equal good things for me and those around me.

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Chicken Breast Mediterranean


Does anyone have a recipe that made his or her significant other fall in love with them? Twenty years ago I made this recipe, as well as a blueberry swirl cheesecake, for my husband.  This dish will forever hold this story.

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Mini Peanut Butter Cheesecake


Mini anything is cute! Individual bite size treats. These little delights are the perfect size to pop in your mouth with one bite. Less mess, right?

Personally, I am a two-bite taster. First bites are usually examining what I just ate, looking at the mini’s texture and determining the taste. Second bite is to savor and enjoy.

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