S’mores Martinis to Wrap up Summer and Start Fall

S'mores martini

Welcome to S’mores Martini time… It’s been one busy summer on the home front! This weekend will be the first weekend that we actually get to kickback and relax (fingers crossed nothing throws a monkey wrench into that plan – ha ha). One of my favorite things about September is that it’s when we pull out our fire pit, set … Read More

Apples & Cheese make the Perfect Fall Snack Combination

Apples and Cheese

It’s hard to believe that it’s time to turn the pages & start to think about fall recipes. It’s been an amazing summer & I’m glad it’s not quite over. The kids are getting ready to go back to school in the northeast, including my own & once they do, it’s time to fire up the ovens for delicious new … Read More

Squash for Breakfast? Check out these Pumpkin Pancakes for Halloween

Tis’ the season when you will find pumpkins here, there and everywhere.  Now, we’re even adding them to the breakfast menu.  But, we’re not just adding a little Halloween fun, we’re also squeezing in squash first thing in the morning.  I haven’t made this recipe in a while, but pulled it out recently & made them for my daughter & … Read More

No-Bake Fun for Kids in the Kitchen Making Reindeer Food

I am not quite certain where November just went?  And, I certainly don’t know how the Thanksgiving weekend just flew by so quickly.  I also hate to admit that although I started a bit of shopping, I haven’t packed away the fall decor, nor have I pulled out the Christmas boxes to start decorating, but inevitably it will be on … Read More

Mini Candy Apple Bites

Mini Candy Apple Bites

I love looking at the beautifully decorated candy apples that make their debut this time of year?  We used to buy a candy apple once in a while.  Each child would pick out their own, one or two bites would be taken & out they would be thrown a day or two later because no one could finish them.  Later, … Read More

We’re trying Fall Salad Combinations & Enjoying Apples in the Mix

Apples Walnuts and Salad

 We are always on the quick & easy dinner fix over here in my kitchen and I am loving all of the prep we are doing as part of our Survival Sunday’s ™; it’s working – woot! woot! While the BBQ Pulled Chicken was cooking in the crock-pot, I was broiling up chicken for both my Chicken Thai Curry recipe … Read More

Peach Crisp with Frozen Vanilla Yogurt

Peach Crisp

I’m taking advantage of the delicious peaches that are in season and making Peach Crisp to share!  I love the combination of cinnamon and peaches backed together & am topping it off with frozen vanilla yogurt! Peach Crisp by Jodie Fitz 8 – 10 peaches, ripe 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 1/2 cups oats 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1/4 … Read More

Kids in the Kitchen – Film Day Fun!

Kids in the kitchen always = film day fun! Friday was one of my favorite days, when I was joined by kids in the kitchen at the Price Chopper Kids Cooking Club studio. Anika started off our fun on friday by helping me to get things rolling for back to school ideas at the counter. Together we made breakfast taco’s that … Read More

Fabulous Fun in Glens Falls…

Frozen Choco Monkey in Glens Falls

I had so much fun at yesterday’s visit at the Glens Falls Library!  It was a great time meeting up with children and their parents and I enjoyed sharing my summer freeze recipe that I have been shaking and making with kids in my travels.  You can grab the recipe at home by clicking here and shake along! I’ve really enjoyed … Read More