Archives for December 2014

Moroccan Chicken Pot Pie

There are times when dinner calls for something that just says, “WOW”!  This visually stunning chicken pot pie has all the comforting goodness of the traditional variety, but is teeming with the full flavors of Morocco, all wrapped in crunchy, buttery Athens Fillo Dough Pastry Sheets.   I was watching food TV one night and Continue Reading…

Great Greenwich Grub by Sidewalks of NY

Is anybody else out there just feeling as frazzled as all heck from the holiday season?  I have never cut it so close when it comes to getting ready for Christmas as I did this year.  I decided to forgo my good sense and ignore the disaster that constitutes my house right now and sit down Continue Reading…

Enviable Gifts You can Actually Make

Here’s the thing.  I love Pinterest and all the cutesy crafts as much as everybody else.  I am guilty of 3900 pins of perfect pictures of pretty printables,  elaborate holiday confections,  and bountiful gift baskets brimming with hand made goods, all tied up in sparkly bows, and endorsed with the fattest, most perfectly drawn bubble Continue Reading…

Cheesecake Lemon Drops

All of my chocolate-loving girlfriends have one thing in common, when they are tired of chocolate desserts, they reach for lemon flavored confections instead.  Lemon is bright, refreshing, and just the thing to chase away the winter blues. My cheesecake lemon drops made with Athens Mini Fillo Shells, are not only the perfect treat to Continue Reading…

Larb Flatbreads with Chobani Cream Sauce

I was inspired by the Chobani yogurt company as a part of their #MadeWithChobani project, to create an original recipe containing their products.  I was really excited about this opportunity because Chobani yogurt is a staple in my refrigerator and goes into many of my dishes for a boost of nutrition and as a way to slim Continue Reading…

Fisher Nuts, Hummingbirds, and Alex

Who would have thought a little circular dessert could change my life?  I certainly didn’t expect that a little pastry concocted in my tiny kitchen would turn out to be the most memorable thing I’ve ever made, but it did. My Hummingbird Cake Doughnuts recipe was the winner of the Fisher Nuts My Fresh Twist Recipe Contest for Continue Reading…

Festive Pom-fuls

Christmas.  Yes, I said it!  It’s right around the corner and seems to creep upon us faster each year, doesn’t it? Even if you are short on time, you can still be a gracious holiday hostess with this fresh and easy recipe featuring Athens Mini Fillo Shells.  I’m telling you, they are my go-to holiday Continue Reading…