Fusilli with Creamy Bacon and Pea Sauce (Flashback Friday!)

It’s Fusilli Jerry!  Anyone? Seinfeld? Come on, doesn’t fusilli pasta always remind you of that episode where Cramer makes a fusilli statue of Jerry?  Ok, well I needed a laugh to start out this post because the photos are horendous, and I’m sure my mom is already shaking her head with displeasure (“Gina, that photo… Continue reading Fusilli with Creamy Bacon and Pea Sauce (Flashback Friday!)

Clean Eating’s Chunky Chipotle Chicken Soup with Potatoes and Cilantro

By now you’ve probably figured out that I’m slightly (ok, very…) obsessed with one appliance in my kitchen, and I’m not talking about my coffee machine (although I’m certainly obsessed with that too, don’t get me wrong), it’s my slow cooker!  And yes, it’s my slow-cooker because I’m the only one who has used it since we… Continue reading Clean Eating’s Chunky Chipotle Chicken Soup with Potatoes and Cilantro

New Year’s Appetizer Idea; Shrimp with Cumin, Ginger, and Cilantro Spiced Cocktail Sauce

My aunt JoAnn always has an amazing spread of food out on her table whenever we come over, but it’s especially impressive on Christmas day.  This year she didn’t disappoint.  Actually I take that back, my dad was angry because my aunt (his sister) decided to get creative with the cocktail sauce and use a… Continue reading New Year’s Appetizer Idea; Shrimp with Cumin, Ginger, and Cilantro Spiced Cocktail Sauce