Category: Inside the Kitchen

Inside The Kitchen: Honey Lemon Chicken

I thought I’d give Rachael Ray’s Honey and Lemon Marinated Chicken a shot this week. I revised it a bit and BOY was it good! Ingredients: * Juice and zest of 1 large lemon (3 tablespoons juice) * 3 tablespoons…

Inside The Kitchen: Easy Sticky Buns

Woot! Woot! Ina Gartner has done it again. I happened to catch this recipe on television earlier in the week and had to give it a shot. It was SO easy and SO good.  So perfect for a last minute…

Inside The Kitchen: The Maltese Torta (Meat Pie)

Ok guys! This one LOOKS like it’s a lot of steps… but it really isn’t. I just took a TON of pictures so you can see exactly what needs to be done.  Since it is so picture heavy, click on…

Inside The Kitchen: How To Make Basic Pie Dough

In the next few days I’m going to post how to make a ‘torta’ – or a Maltese meat pie. It’s absolutely one of my all time favorite things to eat. I used to live with my grandmother growing up…

Inside The Kitchen: Onion Focaccia

My cousin Erica came over and made Onion Focaccia! It was SO GOOD. Here’s how she did it. Step 1: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Flour a clean surface and roll out 1 pound of pizza dough in a 10×15…

Inside The Kitchen: Blackberry Lemonade

Are you looking for a new party drink? Well, this blackberry lemonade recipe will be right up your alley! I had several people over last weekend and added vodka to this mixture – it was one heck of a party!!…

Inside The Kitchen: Peach And Blueberry Crumbles

Oh man! I WISH my family didn’t enjoy this dish so much. We’d have some leftovers then! LOL!! Thanks to the Food Network for posting the ‘Peach and Blueberry Crumbles‘ and for my mom for doing all the dirty work…

Inside The Kitchen: Guacamole

I. Love. Guacamole. Plain and simple. I make it A LOT. I order it even more. I am OBSESSED. Here’s the recipe my best friend taught me many moons ago. Step 1: Place 1 avocado in a bowl. Squeeze in…