Weekend Decadence: Vanilla Latte Bread Pudding

Normally I feel it’s nice to save photos for later in a post, to break up the wall of text, but in this case it just couldn’t be helped: this is a food that begs to be viewed. What you are seeing is a vanilla latte bread pudding, which is officially my new favorite breakfast. A warning for those watching calories: this is a rich … Continue reading Weekend Decadence: Vanilla Latte Bread Pudding

Playing with Peirogies

Being born and raised in close proximity to Pittsburgh, peirogies are a big deal. For anyone that is unfamiliar, peirogies are a type of dumpling that may contain a variety of fillings. The variety that is familiar to me is filled with a mashed potato base, which can then include cheese, garlic, spinach, etc. As of late, the issue with making peirogies, which are one … Continue reading Playing with Peirogies

Gettin’ Down with Ketchup

Ketchup is amazing! It adds a nice zip to foods, it’s full of lycopene and is an excellent (and sneaky!) way to get an additional vegetable source into kids who may be resistant. Unfortunately, ketchup is also sneaky in the fact that the commercial brands contain high amounts of high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and sodium. There are varieties that forgo the HFCS, or lower the … Continue reading Gettin’ Down with Ketchup