Pear Gorgonzola Pizza

You better cut the pizza into four pieces because I’m not hungry enough to eat six. -Yogi Berra   Ahh, pizza. You can’t really go wrong with it! What I love about pizza is that the possibilities are endless. It’s almost as if pizza is a blank canvas waiting for you to create incredible culinary art on. Make it vegetarian, make it full of meat, add seafood, slather it with…

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Sweet & Spicy Holiday Pecans

Ahhh, the holidays….friends, family, fireplaces, aaaaannddd gifts. Gifts can either be a source of enjoyment or a major source of unnecessary stress during the ‘season of giving’. This year my husband and I opted to go the route of getting family small gifts from our local shops and then cooking/baking treats to give to friends and coworkers. These sweet and spicy pecans are adapted from a recipe my mom used…

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Gingerbread Waffles

Flavor of the season=GINGERBREAD!! Gingerbread is the ‘pumpkin spice’ of December except not nearly as annoying. Gingerbread posses history to it’s name and a place in tradition that pumpkin spice could only hope to have. Grandmothers and great-grandmothers have made gingerbread baked goods for generations. They figured out the secret ratio of spices to molasses that results in the subtle sweetness, but not-so subtle spice that I love. *swoon* Gingerbread cookies are excellent dunked in milk and…

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Slow Cooker Apple Pork Roast

Several weeks ago, I tried making some delicious Mexican shredded beef for some tacos. But alas, our tiny, red, $14.99 crock-pot couldn’t handle the awesome-ness of those large cuts of meat. It ended up being a total disaster because I had to cut the beef into several chunks, and even then, it was smooshed up against the lid. No bueno. I’m pretty sure I bought it in the dorm section…

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