Shrimp Tostadas with Watermelon Salsa

Tostadas are essentially open-face tacos. Tortillas are usually fried in oil, but this recipe cuts the calories by baking them in the oven instead. Shrimp Tostadas with Watermelon Salsa

Watermelon Panzanella

A refreshing take on the classic Tuscan salad typically made with stale crusty bread and summer-ripe tomatoes. Panzanella is best eaten the day it is made. Do not refrigerate because you will ruin the texture and flavor of the tomatoes. Watermelon Panzanella

Cranberry Relish

I have to admit, I’m a cranberry sauce snob and I scoff at the idea of eating cranberry sauce out of a can. My skin crawls just thinking about the sound of that deep red blob plopping into a dish.  Every year despite my distain for the gelatinous relic, my mother insists on serving it for Thanksgiving dinner. […]

Apple Fries

My husband and I were so excited about taking our kids to Disney World for the first time during Christmas. We hadn’t been to the Magic Kingdom since our honeymoon thirteen years ago.  We had a lot of fun making our own magic then. (Wink. Wink.) We planned our family trip for several months and didn’t tell our kids. […]