Pączki (poonch-kee) are these delicious, not exactly healthy, treats from Poland. My Grandma used to make them when I was young and I remember them being very round, rolled in sugar, and having this beautiful deep brown, almost crust-like, exterior. Grandma never filled hers with anything, so that gave me a little room for interpretation and artistic expression.  I hope that Grandma would be proud of my work this year as she is looking down on me from heaven.

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I’ve found that the things that please us the most in this life are simple. Love. Chocolate. A smile. Chocolate. Pierogi. Chocolate… anyways, you get point. If you said,”pierogi?” then you have been missing out on one of Poland’s most beloved and delicious treasures.

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I love seafood, probably more than I love any other protein, but I do eat it in moderation. Today, I wanted to share with you some tips about scallops. These things are delicious, but surprisingly many people are intimidated by them.
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Today I wanted to explore some of the things I have learned about chicken. I’m sure many have heard about the deplorable conditions of some mass poultry farms, if you haven’t this article may change how you think about and buy chicken. I’m not a vegetarian, but do believe that the food that we eat should be raised respectfully and have the consumer in mind in what the animal eats. Check out my Chicken Safety Guide below!

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Creamy Cucumber Soup
Traditionally, soup is hot and eaten on a cold winter day or a blustery spring afternoon, but today I am
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Soft Pretzel Pumpkins
When it comes to fall, there probably isn't anything more comforting that a hot pretzel with either a delicious cheese
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Kale Cheddar Quiche
One of my favorite weeknight meals is quiche. There are many ways to make a quiche, but this particular recipe
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Basil Mushroom Tomato Sauce
Making tomato sauce at home is not difficult and it is much healthier than the preservative-packed jar or can sauce.
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