Happy Halloween!

Pizza and a Movie by the Sea

Dear blogging family,

It’s been a long journey these past months away from posting. After a very serious surgery and a long road to recovery, I feel so grateful to be cooking and blogging again- just in time to celebrate my favorite holiday at the beach with my family and on zoom with friends.

In my house, pizza is a must for Halloween. I have a simple yet tastey recipe for a caprese pizza that I love to make. The real question is what to watch tonight. We have our childhood favorites – ET, Hocus Pocus, Practical Magic, the Burbs, and Arachnophobia. As the night darkens and the tide roles in, by unanimous decision, The Fog wins. As for the pizza, continue on for the recipe.

Stay safe this Halloween!  Continue reading

Mac n’ “Cheese”

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For nights in when you need comfort food

Hi blogging family,

I think the world could use a little soul food right now. I know I do. The first thing that came to mind for tonight’s dinner was my Mac N’ “Cheese” recipe.

When it comes to mac n’ cheese, I have a feeling it’s on everyone’s go-to list for childhood favorite. I added a little bacon – gasp. I never thought I’d say that. Ever since I was little and read Charlottes Web I vowed never to eat bacon. Then I found out that the same bacon pieces that my grandma used on our salads was actually made of soy. Way to go grandma! So I had to add it to mac n’ “cheese.”  Continue reading