Rosemary Pecan Oven Fried Chicken


This weekend went down like any other typical weekend.  My Fireman and I were providing each other with sweet married banter across the kitchen..from another room.. while watching tv, and grocery … [Read more...]

Are Your Running Shoes Past Their Prime?

A pair of well-worn athletic shoes deserves retirement is isolated on white.

A common issue for runners, walkers and fitness enthusiasts alike is knowing when to replace running shoes.  Although the title singles out the running shoe, this applies to all types of athletic … [Read more...]

Chocolate Broccoli Giveaway!


In honor of the new launch of Chocolate Broccoli, I decided it was only fit to celebrate with something pretty for your kitchen.  Last week I was doing my normal morning routine of sifting through … [Read more...]

Asian Beef Rolls


  Today I bring you something less-than-meatless on a Monday.  I know.. shame on me.  I have vegetarian recipes in reserve to share, but they don't have to be saved for mondays only.. … [Read more...]

Chocolate Hazelnut Cinnamon Rolls


Growing up I ate cinnamon rolls from a can, with the icing from the cup out of the bottom of the rolled tube.  They weren't the best thing I'd ever eaten, but I never knew any better. Until now. … [Read more...]

CB Gets a Facelift


After many, many hours of hard work, late night emails/phone calls/text messages, and one of the most amazing designers I know- Chocolate Broccoli got a facelift.  I must say am SO SO excited- and … [Read more...]

First Supper Club for 2012


The first Supper Club for twenty-twelve (good grief.) was so beautifully hosted by the Dunaway's.  Ashley OUT DIDherself with the amazing presentation, decor, and service.  Oh, and how could I … [Read more...]

White Wine Risotto with Fresh Tomato, Basil, & Mozzarella


Again with the risottos.  Can I not get enough?  Not really.  It seems so fancy-like, but once you have down the science of it risotto can easily be added into your weeknight rotation.  Science seems … [Read more...]

Basil Pesto & Mushroom Lasagna


I love going to the hair salon.   There is something about these golden honey highlights and a fresh trim that makes a girl feel pretty.  Plus, I adore my hair dresser. Actually.. my last hair girl … [Read more...]

Parmesan Baked Penne with Chicken & Basil Pesto


A couple weeks ago I had the privalege of hosting a group of ladies for a Chocolate Broccoli cooking class.  These ladies are apart of a great fitness program called Baby Boot Camp, that provides them … [Read more...]