A Very Giada Holiday

We considered lots of recipe options for Sunday’s party, and we were ultimately won over by Giada for both options–fudge and deviled eggs. (We totally branched out with our third recipe pick, but I forgot to make that one at the last minute, so we don’t need to talk about that.) What won us over? …

Giada’s Twist on Pasta Fagioli–Pasta e Ceci

This week has been a doozy–full of work, lots of stuff going on after work, and drizzly, cold weather to make everything just a touch more drab.  But you know who’s there to help you get through a drizzly, chilly night?  Giada with her Everyday Pasta cookbook, that’s who. Giada’s Pasta e Ceci recipe made…

Giada’s Chopped Chicken Salad in Butter Lettuce Cups

Because we’re huge fans of every food item Giada has ever made (pretty much), we were extra happy in our house when she came out with her latest cookbook, Feel Good Food.  It focuses on healthy food that will make you feel good.  See what they did with that clever title thing? Thanks to said…

Grilled Salmon with Pineapple and Avocado Dressing

I picked out a few too many recipes last week, which is just fine by me.  It means I don’t have to go grocery shopping until Tuesday instead of Monday this week.  I love procrastinating!  It also means that we had Giada’s Grilled Salmon with Pineapple and Avocado Dressing last night.  Mmm.  And for lunch…

Cold Hands, Warm Food

We did get snow.  Yay!!!!! I might be too excited about 1-2″ of snow, but I’m still a Texas girl at heart, and 1-2″ of snow is miraculous in some parts of Texas.  Yes, miraculous. In other news, we had a long-term favorite dish last night.  By long-term, I mean two and a half years,…