Recipe in Development: Sugar-free Quinoa Chocolate Chips Cookies

These cookies tasted great and I wasn’t really expecting them too. LOL I was just experimenting because I wanted a dessert with dinner tonight and we have no snacks in the house. When I tasted the batter, I felt there was a lot of aftertaste. I couldn’t tell if it was from the monk fruit…

No Bun, No Problem – Fried Cheeseburger Recipe

Today, my son wanted cheeseburgers for lunch but I didn’t have any buns and I didn’t feel like buying them. I baked sweet bread just yesterday and, although I know how, I really didn’t feel like baking buns today. I like baking but baking two days in a row is a bit much. I said…

Natural Products Expo East Gathers Natural & Organic Community to Unveil Trends and Discuss the Big Ideas Moving the Industry Forward

BALTIMORE, M.D., Sept. 16, 2019 — The 35th annual Natural Products Expo East, the industry’s largest event on the east coast, hosted over 29,000 attendees with more than 1,550 brands. Exhibitors showcased the latest innovations shaping the future of organic and natural food and beverage, personal care and supplements. The show, produced by New Hope…

Food Face Off: Milk Bar versus Buttercream Bakeshop

Cookie time at Milk Bar, City Center As I’ve mentioned time after time, DC is a foodie paradise. There are so many good eats here that one could go an entire year without eating the same deliciousness twice if they wanted to. The options presented to us by the culinary creatives here can seem overwhelming…

Recycling Fun on a Bun

Randomly, I found myself getting off the Metro Bus in northwest DC a few blocks from my old office on U Street. I couldn’t have been more than two blocks from my stop before the clouds exploded, pouring down rain, with gusting winds, and bringing a flash flood. It was horrible. I was going to…

Food Adventure: National Bagel Day at Bullfrog Bagels

When I was in grad school, I had a very close friend who happened to be Jewish. He was a bagel fanatic and he taught me tons about the history of bagel making by Jewish people. He would go on and on about how real bagels should taste. I would laugh at him for being…

3 Step Recipe for Fast and Delicious Snow Cream

Snow cream is one of my favorite treats. The only problem is that it requires one key ingredient that I typically only have access to once a year, snow! When I was a little girl, growing up in NC, it almost never snowed. However, when it did I would get super excited. Why? I knew…

Low Calorie Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Recipe

Cheesecake is one of my favorite desserts. Since, I was a kid, I have been absolutely in love with it. Learning how to bake my own was something I simply had to do. However, the bad thing about being able to bake your own treats is that you can easily over indulge . It’s not…

THE 11th ANNUAL NATIONAL HARBOR WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL RETURNS

New Bourbon Dinner kicks off weekend at Gaylord National April 28th National Harbor, MD – A great spring tradition will return to the National Harbor Waterfront on the Potomac with the much anticipated 11th Annual National Harbor Wine & Food Festival on Saturday, April 29 and Sunday, April 30  from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm…

5 Foodie Finds at MetroCooking DC

This weekend, I visited MetroCooking DC food expo, held annually in Washington, DC. I love events like this because it’s a great way to discover the newest in culinary creativity. This year, just as in year’s past, was great. I laughed, I tasted, and, best of all, shopped to my heart’s content. Here is a list of…