Lately, my standards on a healthy balanced dinner have been lowered substantially by my lack of energy and time. This is a good thing, busy means business, yay! But when asked, what’s for dinner? My most common answer lately is, leftovers. Which, for some reason, doesn’t ever include the healthiest part of the meal, the veggies!… Continue reading What’s for dinner when things get hectic?
This past weekend I had the pleasure of catering my first children’s party, themed “On the Go!”. I had such a good time creating things that were car shaped, colorful, and pretty darn healthy too. The mom had a vision, she had bought all the “On the Go!” themed things: custom place-mats, signs, bottle wraps,… Continue reading Planes, Trains & Automobiles!
I had my first two catering orders this week!! Things I’ve learned: Take more pictures, and don’t stack things in the refrigerator haphazardly (my lemon bars fell flat on the ground). Take a look!
Feast of the Seven Fishes, a Christmas Eve tradition in our family. I only served four, but it felt just like home. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
I’ve always wanted to host a cooking show in my basement. When I was a child, Food Network was born. I was a TV-aholic, so I was immediately hooked on the Food Network. Watching such classics as Mario Batali, with his bright orange clogs and gorgeous Italian kitchen, and Alton Brown. At one point and… Continue reading A Cooking Show in My Basement
A modest cookie of sorts. From first glance of the shortbread cookie, you may not expect its palate pleasing qualities. Buttery, sweet like a song on Christmas morning, and delicate, if you’re eating the right shortbread cookie that is. To those eating crunchy, dry shortbread cookies. My heart goes out to you. The shortbread cookie… Continue reading The modest shortbread cookie.
Thanksgiving, my favorite holiday to be in the kitchen. While we didn’t host a Thanksgiving dinner this year, I couldn’t resist making a few things. After all, what is Thanksgiving without leftovers? Along with roasting a delicious turkey breast, baking decadent sweet potato puffs and Grandpa’s famous stuffing, I made an Autumn Hash, and a celeriac pizza.… Continue reading Thanksgiving in Leabeth’s Kitchen
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