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Roasted Garlic and Parmesan Green Beans

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I enjoy Thanksgiving for several reasons. I appreciate a day that is set aside to remember, reflect and give thanks for all the blessings we have, to remember those less fortunate, to give thanks by sharing in our blessings and spending time with family. Thanksgiving is now only a few days away. Is your menu […]

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Ratatouille

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This dish has been in the back of my mind since I have watched Disney Pixars Ratatouille. Chef Remy created a marvelous dish of layered vegetables in a tomato sauce. The dish was stunning! Look it up πŸ˜‰ Ratatouille is a great side for your holiday meal. It is an easy way to incorporate vegetables […]

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Sweet Sprinkle Sandwiches

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I love a soft sugar cookie as much as the next person but they are a bit boring as far as cookies go. Add in some festive sprinkles and frosting and you have elevated a “boring” cookie into something extraordinary πŸ˜€ These cookies are so versatile because you can change out the sprinkles to fit […]

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Apple Bundt Cake

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Is it a bunt? A boont? Why is there a ‘d’ in there? All of these questions about a cake pan? Why yes. This pan mimics a traditional European style fruit cake. There is a scene in the movie, My Big Fat Greek WeddingΒ  (which my sisters and I have watched at least 50 times), […]

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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

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When making my pumpkin puree, I kept thinking about the flavors I would use to season the pumpkin seeds. I knew I wanted more than just the traditional salt and I also knew I wanted some spice. It is really important to note that these are kid tested and approved πŸ˜€ wohoo! Here is what […]

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Homemade Pumpkin Puree

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What do you get when you divide the circumference of a pumpkin by its diameter?  Pumpkin Pi… Baa-Dum Tshhh!! Lol.. I am funny right? A few weekends ago we went to a pumpkin patch because it was a beautiful day and it is fun! We picked some pumpkins and since that I have been thinking […]

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Fall Giveaway- Closed

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This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to all who have enetered πŸ™‚ Please visit my Instagram page to see who the lucky winner is πŸ™‚   Fall… The season of change, of movement, of color. There is an indescribable crispness in the air, a scent that lingers in your sweatshirt long after an midday […]

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Salted Caramel Apple Cheesecake

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Yesterday evening, I attended a book signing event for Jessica Merchant’s new book “Seriously Delish” at the Book Larder in Fremont. First of all, the Book Larder is absolutely the coolest book store I have ever been in. It is filled with cookbooks and only cookbooks! They also host several events, including lunch time cooking […]

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Broccoli Cheddar Soup Recipe

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Serve up a warm bowl of broccoli cheddar soup and you’re serving up a bowl of comfort. There are many recipes for this soup but mine differs in that is packed with broccoli, carrots and cheese. Every spoon of my soup is full of creamy cheddar cheese and broccoli, which come together in a beautiful […]

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14 Comments

  1. Hi Amanda! I saw the article about you in today’s Free Press and am writing to ask you if I can rerun one of your blog pieces in my blog, Feed the Spirit (www.feedthespirit.info). It’s part of David Crumm’s weekly e-mag, Read the Spirit (www.readthe spirit.com). I will include a brief introduction and link back to your blog. I’m looking for something for next week because I’ve been in vacation and haven’t got anything slated!

    Bobbie Lewis

  2. Hi Amanda. Now im your big fans.. in Asia. Indonesia… im watching Masterchef here. And just see your performance.. love it!

  3. Hello Amanda! I loved watching you on Masterchef and chatting with you on Twitter! I wish you all the best in your journey because I know you will go far!

  4. Love to see that you are accepted in the cooking world. I like cooking too. Maybe we can share the Malaysian cuisine.

  5. Hey Amanda!! Assalamu Alaikum! Haha
    I really enjoy ur blog and LOVE every recipe of urs! Oo and i also really luv ur instagram account! I hope you strt a YouTube channel soon! πŸ˜ŒπŸ™‚πŸ˜˜

      1. InSha Allah! I have question: im a home baker and i self taught myself to bake and decorate, i want to start doing a home business, and den in few years i want to open a bakery. Do u have some advice or suggestions?
        Thank you ☺️

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