Dynamite Spinach & Artichoke Dip

James and I are going on vacation next week so I’m trying to clean out my fridge before we go. In the freezer I had a package of frozen spinach and frozen artichoke hearts. The logical line of thinking for me was to combine them into a dip. Little did I know I was about…

Northern White Bean Dip

I meant to use three cans of northern white beans for an asparagus and white bean matzo ball soup. But once I added the veggies and matzo balls the beans felt like too much. However, I still had cans of white beans in my cabinet and needed to do something with them! Lesson learned: When…

Superbowl Snack Preview

The big game! Yay! Now I’ll admit: it’s Friday and I don’t know who’s playing this Sunday (I think the Steelers? And who else?). However, I like watching football. I may not know players’ names or what call means what, but I am completely in awe of the athletic ability on display. I may not…

A Party My Mom Would be Proud Of

My parents are the king and queen of throwing parties. Growing up we always were celebrating something. Our Hannukkah party was the party of the year for our family; celebrating every year for 24 years! In helping my mom cook and prepare for a party with usually 60-80 people in attendance, I like to think…